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Sympathy Poems | Examples of Sympathy Poetry

Sympathy Poems - Examples of all types of sympathy poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for sympathy.
Premium Member Your Gift
2009: Poem for E, who lost her baby...one of the worst human experiences. With love and light and blessings... Your Gift A Poem for E By Michelle Morris February 2009 You are a precious gift from God; I loved...Read More
Categories: sympathy, angel, bereavement, child, confusion,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Twelve years
For my lovely friend, this is for you. Grief and loss have their own path. But love and light last forever. Blessings, love and hugs. Twelve years By Michelle Morris 24/01/2023 You left us twelve years ago But...Read More
Categories: sympathy, grief, husband, i miss
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Patrick
Step right up Come down below! Welcome To the side show See Patrick the clown! Spiral down Tendrils Twine around Hobo Give us thrills! Break our hearts Star attraction there’s No...Read More
Categories: character, sad, sympathy,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Ragged People
the homeless people alive in cracks we avoid. each displays no grace nor glory. We turn our backs, are so annoyed. Worn overcoats over scrim pajamas, angled hair and leather-ed skin, bags and bottles are their bangles, we’ve become loveless manikins. some...Read More
Categories: sympathy, abuse, addiction, blessing, environment,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Snap Shot, She,City
She’s a monkey, in the morning, searching through her fleas. She’s got moldy mashed potatoes where others keep their keys. Her cloths are...Read More
Categories: sympathy, abuse, addiction, america, character,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Don't cry for me when I'm gone
Treat people well while they're alive. It's too late to be sad and experience grief and regret once they're gone. Unfortunately, too many people experience this, and it can often be avoided. Don't cry for me...Read More
Categories: sympathy, friendship, heart, love, meaningful,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Let us not judge
So sad for me is human ignorance, painful disdain can be sworn For men and women who feel unnatural in the way they were born Why is it so hard for someone who can believe unconditionally in...Read More
Categories: sympathy, abuse, anti bullying, best
Form: Free verse
Images
Neither do I keep stored any secrets of my own created images of the past in the eyes, mind, and heart combined together, ...Read More
Categories: grief, heart, image, sympathy,
Form: Free verse
A CONSTANT WINCE
Doom clouds grow dark, hurt dispersed as If rain. A repetition of anguish assumes the definition of pain. Noble intentions depleted, good vibes unsustained. Thoughts of turmoil now seeded, deeply infecting the brain. Constantly reeling, Numb...Read More
Categories: sympathy, anxiety, depression, emotions, journey,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member We'll fly free
May each of us be blessed to have someone special in our lives... Who helps us overcome loss and embrace life and joy. We'll fly free... By Michelle Morris 17/07/2020 The losses, they can Weigh you down; Just...Read More
Categories: sympathy, encouraging, freedom, i miss
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Grief is not a straightforward journey
If you are mourning the loss of someone or something, take the time and space you need. It's your journey. Don't let anyone try to push you into something you're not ready for, whether it...Read More
Categories: sympathy, death, encouraging, faith, grief,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Preparation for Death
I've been struggling to write this. When the emotions and feelings are too much, it can be difficult to share. But, my discomfort is nothing compared to that of my dear friend who has 2...Read More
Categories: sympathy, cancer, courage, death, death
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member AS YOU SEE
As You See — Yes. I AM Weeping… And At the feet of God ...Read More
Categories: sympathy, feelings, imagery, peace, senses,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Humanhood
Dedicated to the memory of those who take their own lives. Theirs is a special hell that we cannot fathom. Please take care of yourself and your loved ones. Humanhood By Michelle Morris 15/12/2022 You asked me to Be...Read More
Categories: sympathy, anxiety, death, depression, mental
Form: Free verse
Dear Jane
Dear Jane; My dear sweet animal…We have been left astray. for the strings of mankind torment me so, in my sparrows rusted birdcage. It may have only been moments that we shared, but that’s more than enough...Read More
Categories: sympathy, animal, miss you, ocean,
Form: Free verse

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