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Sympathy Poems | Examples of Sympathy Poetry

Sympathy Poems. Below are examples of poems about sympathy. This list of sympathy poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of sympathy poetry. This list of works about sympathy is an excellent resource for examples on how to write sympathy poems.

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List of Sympathy Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem FOR THAT MOMENT Line Gauthier Free verse sympathy, cry, kiss, peace, sad,
SENRYU-23 MAHTAB BANGALEE Senryu hero, humanity, sympathy,
Should You Wake Up With A Change Of Heart Cathrine Legabe Ballad sympathy, black love, feelings, how
Elsie Babafemi Yinka Olubodun Dramatic Monologue sympathy, conflict, depression, emotions, heartbroken,
Premium Member Poem KISSING Line Gauthier Senryu sympathy, cry, heart, heartbreak, kiss,
Premium Member Poem NEIGHBOURLY Line Gauthier Senryu sympathy, appreciation, character, encouraging, friendship
Premium Member Poem The Act of Sympathy Laura Loo Quintain (English) sympathy,
Help For Fred Michael Barber Rhyme sympathy, abuse, addiction, change, drug,
Down The Wrong Road Andrew Battaglino Rhyme inspirational, sympathy, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem On a Passing Cloud There Floats A Dream charles messina Rhyme sympathy,

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FLOWERS
by Line Gauthier


flowers at the foot
of a cross
by the roadside



posted on September 2, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, death, flower, remember, spiritual,

who is stupid
by jagdish bajantri
Having big heart 

Full the demand of my love life is i am right move left to right in front of gate for a wake...

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Double Dactyl | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, tamil,

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THE OUTPOUR
by Line Gauthier


the outpour
of heartfelt concern
overwhelming



posted on August 30, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: heart, sympathy, uplifting,

Haunted
by Martins Deep
I call you a ghost -
 for how do you get through 
these walls built with hewn stones 
shipped from mountains of understanding?
 How do...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, deep, desire, destiny, emotions,

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SICK
by Line Gauthier


sick yet 
busy comforting others
   - who consoles him?



posted on August 28, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, anxiety, care, irony, perspective,

A Beautician I Once Knew
by curtis johnson
The gentle lady was often observed by a little boy.               ...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boy, childhood, love, sympathy,

Sponge Count
by Wayne Wysocki
Ernest went to the doctor,
who said that his spleen must come out
The day that he went for his treatment
a rumor was going about

That the doctor...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humor, sympathy,

Aphradere: Rainbow to the Rain
by J.W. Earnings
~title was made by KAP and poem made by me (=~

If you want to be a rainbow to the rain,
You must believe and to hop...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, beautiful, depression, desire, love

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THE GENTLE RAIN
by Line Gauthier


the gentle rain
washing away
her tears



posted on August 20, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, cry, hurt, nature, rain,

Reprehensible Savagery
by matthew harris
Reprehensible Savagery ©

'Pon reading tragic headline...,
     aye experienced grief alone,
no matter the killer (Chris Watts,
     thirty-three years
...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, 10th grade, 11th grade,

Life is short
by Audley Johnson
Sounds cliche ain't it
Never saw this one coming I'll admit 
You were just here for a little bit
Until life decided to split 

Suddenly another one...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, family, farewell, funeral, how

Follow Me
by J.W. Earnings
  My desire is an eternally burning, churning ember to deliver you from harmful, vicious weather
Follow my footsteps to the unknown and make progress...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: passion, poetry, strength, sympathy,

Two strangers
by Aniruddha Pathak
Seeing a man in dire state—
Miserable, lonely and ill,
A stranger asked with kind will,
You think I could help you, mate?

Oh sure if you so feel,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy,

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Kimo Therapy
by Nina Parmenter
You’re plagued by should-voices and can’t-voices
They anticipate failure
Yet demand perfection

But while you’ve daubed them with wrathful faces
In your bones you know the truth...
Those voices are...

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Kimo | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, friend, friendship, love, perspective,

Used lighters and used condoms
by richard nnoli
used lighters and used condoms
street life oh street life 
we are living in the ghetto
we are the victims 
of corruption
we are the rejected stones
street life...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, abuse, africa, courage, humanity,

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FEEL-WITH ME
by SYLVIA Coulstock
Please can I talk to you?
There’s no-one else
And I don’t know what to do.
I feel I’m breaking up inside,
I want to dig a big hole,
Want...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: depression, grief, sympathy,

I'll Share the Burden
by Trey Hamner
I really must say
That everything will be OK
I know it sounds cliche
But take a whiff of the bouquet
I wanted to let you know
This is a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, analogy, hope, peace, poetry,

Fading Away the Mark of Misery
by J.W. Earnings
I must admit
You left me broken…
I am shattered shards,
Spread out on your hands…
Your sweaty palms of uncertainty at hand
But, we will land in a land...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, angst, emotions, endurance, hope,

Sunset
by Amy Zhao
The sun slit his wrists
Murderess Moon just watches
I bet she did it...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, evil, goodbye, suicide, sunset,

This Empath in Me
by J.W. Earnings
This empath in me
Is embedded in you
Baby, everlastingly,
I feel you effortlessly too

I will hold you close…
I’m your empath nose to nose
Chest to chest, eye to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, angst, emotions, endurance, passion,