heartbreak

They can break your heart, but they can't break your soul; poetry about lost love that comforts and uplifts.

Olivia Hall9 hours ago
Unnamed
Shoes drifted hundreds of feet above in the cold, saddened air. The clouds tangled themselves around her ankles like chains; The wind himself was nothing but a low, cynical whisper in her ear. As tear...
Kourtney Risher12 hours ago
Here Lies the Hopeless Romantic
He looks outside of his parlor window on a stormy April night. The air is misty and the rainfall is picking up at a staggering rate. In the distance he starts to see the outlines of familiar faces. Th...
Caleb Johnson13 hours ago
Day Two
Day two. Why so warped and askew? Alone now, with time so few We saw each other as mutual too One night I needed, to see you off But how do you know that? My eyes were full, more than enough There was...
VoiceDecay 13 hours ago
Bedtime Thoughts
It’s late in the night. This coffee isn’t enough to hold me still. Love has become an old word coined by some fool who sells you Valentines on a billboard. I’ve grown weary of my heart chasing you eac...
Peter Hall14 hours ago
I Once Loved a Girl
I'd see her walking towards me with her skin so bronze and her smile so wide, and her hair hanging long, and her presence so warm, and her lips so soft, and her eyes shining so bright. Many times I wa...
A Ba day ago
The Lost Ones
Flesh stretches, teeth clench, fingers curl. “Hello, are you there?” *Knock, knock* “Don’t come in.” Nobody’s home. Go away. Smoke wafts, but has no origin. Voices are heard, but bodies are not found....
noemy escobara day ago
If I Look Into Your Eyes...
If I look into your eyes, Will it all get better? Will you just grab all my shattered pieces and put them all together? If I look into your eyes, will time go by faster? With just one blink, will have...
Cold Sunday
I hope whatever thrill you’re seeking, The one you can’t seem to find in me, Meets your qualifications And give you exhilarating sensations, I just wish that when it came to us you had more patience. ...
We Just Kinda Lie
We just kinda lie, Never with the intentions to be malicious or mean, More so to protect the other one from our promiscuous schemes, Make sure the other one doesn’t fall insecure when they realize the...
EBD
We deserved a better ending than the one we were given, Better than the one we ourselves had written. I prayed for you not sin against me But even when you did You knew by God and I you would always b...
Tiaunna N.2 days ago
Loves Me Not
one thing's for sure I feel like drowning knowing my heart is not next to you feeling broken and your words not so sweet breaks me even more when we speak is this what dying really feels like if so wh...
Jane Insane2 days ago
Imprison My Body, Not My Mind
He says the words "I promise, I promise" I'm risking it all Hoping he's being honest And light as a feather I'm falling, I'm falling But as I fall deeper I hear the truth calling And now it's too late...
Eni Shehu2 days ago
My Mom as a Little Girl
i yearn to meet the little girl version of you where you snuck off to after school how you stitched up the stockings the boys ripped off of you why you chose the long way back home only to smell the f...
Him
You took so much from me In such a short amount of time. I was comfortably numb. Novacained. Blissful anesthesia to loves pain. Then you came along and breathed into me, made me feel, only to break me...
Breathe
Breathe. They say you must breathe during intense emotional moments In your life. Breathe. They always want you to be calm and content. Breathe. But they don't know that your heart is racing and it's ...
Kate Marie4 days ago
The Ending Love
Where did we go so wrong? How did this come to an end? I felt the distance there but how did we let it go this far? I always said that I would always love you but now I’m not sure that’s true anymore....
Amanda Mohr4 days ago
The Only Kind of Comfort
It's funny how we get hurt over and over and every time we think it's the last time. But deep down we know if he stops hurting us then what else is there? I'd rather be used and abused than neglected ...
Taylor Coffey5 days ago
Whiteboard
Everything is gone and there is no way to get it back exactly the way it was before. There is still a trace of all of it left behind on my skin, in my mind, on my heart. The only way to wipe the slate...