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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  
A Hidden Beauty Elaine Kuriger Couplet sympathy, anti bullying, beauty, class,
A LONE POEM Mustofa Munir Free verse sympathy,
Premium Member Poem HE CRIED Line Gauthier Senryu sympathy, angst, cry, emotions, sad,
LIFE'S UNIVERSITY Ann Gilmour Rhyme endurance, society, sympathy, winter,
Premium Member Poem THE PLIGHT OF MAN NO ONE UNDERSTANDS--- James Edward Lee Sr. Dramatic Verse sympathy, analogy, community, confusion, destiny,
Premium Member Poem The Beggar Denis Briggs Rhyme humanity, sympathy,
My Baby and I J.W. Earnings Lyric pain, passion, psychological, sympathy,
Ship Luke Hobbs Free verse sympathy, love hurts, miss you,
Premium Member Poem FYBROMYALGIA Gordon Alexander Free verse sympathy, health, pain, people, strength,
Premium Member Poem SOMETIMES Line Gauthier Free verse sympathy, caregiving, emotions, grief, hurt,

Another one lost in Despair
by Rose Henderson
We lost a friend, his heart so broken.
His weary woes were left unspoken.
He hurt inside with out release.
It must of brought him to his knees.
With...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, anxiety, bereavement, death of

Comprehension
by deepak srivastava
It is a special mention,
comprehension removes tension....

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: encouraging, environment, psychological, sympathy,

Surreal
by Kay Mel
You ever just feel like your floating
Above yourself, like nothing feels real
Everything spiraling into despair
Heart racing, mind frayed
Within every battle she faces 
She loses composure
How...

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

Tremors
by Manya Saxena
It's 2 am by the clock
And my weary heart 
Kept Forlorn on the shelf. 
The dust crystallising it 
And adding a layer for 
Me to...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, absence, deep, depression, i

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HOLDING OUT
by Line Gauthier


holding out
her hand to me
in warm solace



posted on October 2, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, caregiving, encouraging, friendship, sweet,

Chemical Poison
by Todd Aguilar Jr.
Force fed dish soap and comet
until I vomit for a childish comment 
Lysol with a knife to my throat
in the group home that day I...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, abuse, anti bullying, corruption,

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Understanding The Process Of Fear
by Emile Pinet

When someone less fortunate begs from you
there's more to their pain than the eye can see.
And you should carefully rethink it through
before angrily dismissing their...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, 12th grade, anxiety, feelings,

Oh God let me know one thing
by Anushruti Singh
Oh! God let me know one thing
Why you have made a difference within
Rich,medium and poor one?
Though they are your sons.


Having eyes, ears, tongue, skin, and...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, creation, deep, emotions, god,

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FOR THAT MOMENT
by Line Gauthier


I kiss
your
cheeks
and
on
my lips
the salt
of
dry tears
as I watch
you sleep
peacefully
for
that
moment
your face
free of
pain
or
worry



posted on September 18, 2018...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, cry, kiss, peace, sad,

SENRYU-23
by MAHTAB BANGALEE
Sympathy makes hero 
not to lead the greedy world; 
but to lead humane!


-September 18, 2018 Chattogram...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hero, humanity, sympathy,

Should You Wake Up With A Change Of Heart
by Cathrine Legabe
Should you wake up with a change of heart
Please know this
My heart has not for a minute changed
Nor has it began searching
It has stayed devoted...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, black love, feelings, how

Elsie
by Babafemi Yinka Olubodun
Why this time? Why our culture? 
Has the beauty of our palace not fade away? 
Is it on a high ground we stand to quench...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, conflict, depression, emotions, heartbroken,

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KISSING
by Line Gauthier


kissing
the tears away
of a broken heart



posted on September 12, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, cry, heart, heartbreak, kiss,

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NEIGHBOURLY
by Line Gauthier


neighbourly kindness
reviving faith
in human kind



posted on September 10, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, appreciation, character, encouraging, friendship

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The Act of Sympathy
by Lu Loo
My arm extends around her shoulder,
           for she is lost in lonely memories.
Carrying a burden...

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Quintain (English) | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy,

Help For Fred
by Michael Barber
Help for Fred

What is your hope, Fred
Reality of a dope head
Listening not to what is said
Headed to the abode of the dead

Listen my friend, to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sympathy, abuse, addiction, change, drug,

Down The Wrong Road
by Andrew Battaglino

My buddy is on the wagon
What a damaged soul I’ll say
Please don’t shoot the wounded
Help is on the way
He held on to his youth too...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: inspirational, sympathy, wisdom,

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On a Passing Cloud There Floats A Dream
by charles messina
On a passing cloud, there floats a dream 
A darkened cloud, from the sun-lights beam 
To wet my garden... my planted seeds 
That I just...

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