SAD POEMS

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Sadness

Lo, a pallid fleecy vapour
Far along the East is spread;
Every star has quench'd its taper,
Lately glimmering over head.
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George Borrow
A Smile

It maybe just one word to hear
But so effective like a medicine
Imagine if a person is sad, a smile
could turn his whole day around
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Ma. Cristina Colima
Sonnet 10

X

Daughter to that good Earl, once President
Of Englands Counsel, and her Treasury,
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John Milton
Early Sunset

If the sun sets for me at dawn
So that the white in me turns black
Before I shed off a single milk teeth
If I vacate that soothsome seat
.....

Michael Aete
Life

Life is too short
So, enjoy the moment of every sort.
Life is most precious
With the people who are glorious.
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Vansh Lalwani
Sonnet 08

VIII

Captain or Colonel, or Knight in Arms,
Whose chance on these defenceless dores may sease,
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John Milton
Xxx

I see thine image through my tears to-night,
And yet to-day I saw thee smiling. How
Refer the cause ?--Beloved, is it thou
Or I, who makes me sad ? The acolyte
.....

Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Love

Love is not a wine
It's a fountain of joy
If your love story gives you headaches
It's not a true love but attachment
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Océane Malongo
War With Myself

"No, please, stop, I don't want to go over this again", but it said
"just one more, it wouldn't strain a muscle. It's not the first time remember?"
How sad i gave into desires, known to my soul as unclean
Raped by my urges. Lonliness, shame, disgust, worthlessness are what I know.
.....

Comano
The Cuckoo-clock

Wouldst thou be taught, when sleep has taken flight,
By a sure voice that can most sweetly tell,
How far off yet a glimpse of morning light,
And if to lure the truant back be well,
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William Wordsworth
Love Lies Bleeding

You call it, "Love lies bleeding," so you may,
Though the red Flower, not prostrate, only droops,
As we have seen it here from day to day,
From month to month, life passing not away:
.....

William Wordsworth
Happy Birthday Love

Happy birthday my love ,

I am happy that it's your birthday ,
I am sad that I am not with you.
.....

Honey Narayan
Dear Love

Here alone it makes me feel bad.
Mostly when i keep thinking about the plans we had, sad.
My heart is broken, no craft maker would even fix it.
Am devastated,
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Blessings Mitembo
Clown In The Moon

My tears are like the quiet drift
Of petals from some magic rose;
And all my grief flows from the rift
Of unremembered skies and snows.
.....

Dylan Thomas
Forest Fire

Of late I have begun to feel a hunger
To take in with greed, like a forest fire that
Consumes and with each killing gains a wilder,
Brighter charm, all that comes my way. Bald child in
.....

Kamala Das
The Sonnets Cliii - Cupid Laid By His Brand And Fell Asleep

Cupid laid by his brand and fell asleep:
A maid of Dian's this advantage found,
And his love-kindling fire did quickly steep
In a cold valley-fountain of that ground;
.....

William Shakespeare
Love Will Wane

When your love begins to wane,
Spare me from the cruel pain
Of all speech that tells me so -
Spare me words, for I shall know,
.....

Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Eve

“While I sit at the door
Sick to gaze within
Mine eye weepeth sore
For sorrow and sin:
.....

Christina Rossetti
Guessing Time

It's guessing time at our house; every evening after tea
We start guessing what old Santa's going to leave us on our tree.
Everyone of us holds secrets that the others try to steal,
And that eyes and lips are plainly having trouble to conceal.
.....

Edgar Albert Guest
A Sad Hello

Hello I say.
Yes hello indeed.
It's nice to meet you.
Who am I saying hello too?
.....

Nicole Fryer
Always Remember To Forget

Always remember to forget
The things that made you sad
But never forget to remember
The things that made you glad
.....

Minu Chaudhary
My New Escape: Ellen

I often sit in lonesome town,
Wondering how things go wrong.
Then I'm all glummy and sad,
Where I'm going to go mad.
.....

Maria Lancelot
Kid-o-kid

Kid-o-kid

While driving ,holding the stearing
My eyes looking at you sideways
.....

Meetali Sharma
The Sail Of Dreams

You make me laugh, you make me cry,
You misjudged me but my soul can't die.
The Index of my finger falls on the guitar,
And the rhythm that came out makes me feel better.
.....

Swarnadeep Dey Sarkar
The Clerks

I did not think that I should find them there
When I came back again; but there they stood,
As in the days they dreamed of when young blood
Was in their cheeks and women called them fair.
.....

Edwin Arlington Robinson
News From Babylon

“Archaeologists have discovered a love-letter among the ruins
of Babylon.”-Newspaper report.

The world hath just one tale to tell, and it is very old,
.....

Don Marquis
Little Abigail And The Beautiful Pony

There was a girl named Abigail
Who was taking a drive
Through the country
With her parents
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Shel Silverstein
Just Be You

Life is too short
Too short to be sad
Too short to rely on others approval
If they can't see it
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Eddah Ayuma
My Butterfly

Thine emulous fond flowers are dead, too,
And the daft sun-assaulter, he
That frightened thee so oft, is fled or dead:
Save only me
.....

Robert Frost
Excelsior

The shades of night were falling fast,
As through an Alpine village passed
A youth, who bore, 'mid snow and ice,
A banner with the strange device-
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
My Love

Whenever im sad or down
You give me a frown
An ugly look, an ugly word
Something i should never have heard
.....

Viona Van Tonder
Justified

The truth sang melodiously to my open deaf ears,
But I stiffened, to the grunts of my repellent pride,
In tunes of ignorance I danced, but in penitential tears,
The truth sang melodiously to my open deaf ears,
.....

Chibueze Osukwu
The Wayfarer

Love entered in my heart one day,
A sad, unwelcome guest;
But when he begged that he might stay,
I let him wait and rest.
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Sara Teasdale
My Angel

God gave you to me
When i needed you the most
I was sad and felt i could not be
But God knew what he wanted for me
.....

Viona Van Tonder
On Living

I

Living is no laughing matter:
you must live with great seriousness
.....

Nazim Hikmet
Nothing But Stones

I think I never passed so sad an hour,
Dear friend, as that one at the church to-night.
The edifice from basement to the tower
Was one resplendent blaze of coloured light.
.....

Ella Wheeler Wilcox
My Namesake

Addressed to Francis Greenleaf Allison of Burlington, New Jersey.

You scarcely need my tardy thanks,
Who, self-rewarded, nurse and tend--
.....

John Greenleaf Whittier
Venus And Adonis

Even as the sun with purple-coloured face
Had ta'en his last leave of the weeping morn,
Rose-cheeked Adonis hied him to the chase;
Hunting he loved, but love he laughed to scorn.
.....

William Shakespeare
The Rose-bud

'See, Daphne, see!' Florelio cried,
'And learn the sad effects of pride;
Yon shelter'd rose, how safe conceal'd!
How quickly blasted when reveal'd!
.....

William Shenstone
The Divine Comedy By Dante: The Vision Of Hell, Or The Inferno: Canto Xix

Woe to thee, Simon Magus! woe to you,
His wretched followers! who the things of God,
Which should be wedded unto goodness, them,
Rapacious as ye are, do prostitute
.....

Dante Alighieri
Young Fellow My Lad

“Where are you going, Young Fellow My Lad,
On this glittering morn of May?”
“I'm going to join the Colours, Dad;
They're looking for men, they say.”
.....

Robert Service
A Poem Of Faith

I think that though the clouds be dark,
That though the waves dash o'er the bark,
Yet after while the light will come,
And in calm waters safe at home
.....

Paul Laurence Dunbar
From The Masjid-al-aqsa Of Sayyid Ahmed (wahabi

Not with an outcry to Allah nor any complaining
He answered his name at the muster and stood to the chaining.
When the twin anklets were nipped on the leg-bars that held them,
He brotherly greeted the armourers stooping to weld them.
.....

Rudyard Kipling
My Comforter

Well hast thou spoken, and yet, not taught
A feeling strange or new;
Thou hast but roused a latent thought,
A cloud-closed beam of sunshine, brought
.....

Emily Jane Brontë
I Am Not Alone

The night, it is deserted
from the mountains to the sea.
But I, the one who rocks you,
I am not alone!
.....

Gabriela Mistral
The Giving Tree

Once there was a tree....
and she loved a little boy.
And everyday the boy would come
and he would gather her leaves
.....

Shel Silverstein
Body And Soul

Half-numb, guzzling bourbon and Coke from coffee mugs,
our fathers fall in love with their own stories, nuzzling
the facts but mauling the truth, and my friend's father begins
to lay out with the slow ease of a blues ballad a story
.....

B H Fairchild
Chinar In Tears

CHINAR IN TEARS

An old but elegant Chinar tree
Wonderfully red in autumn
.....

Mohammad Younus
The Female Exile

Written at Brighthelmstone in Nov. 1792.
NOVEMBER'S chill blast on the rough beach is howling,
The surge breaks afar, and then foams to the shore,
Dark clouds o'er the sea gather heavy and scowling,
.....

Charlotte Smith
The Waste Land

‘Nam Sibyllam quidem Cumis ego ipse oculis meis
vidi in ampulla pendere, et cum illi pueri dicerent:
Sibylla ti theleis; respondebat illa: apothanein thelo.'

.....

T. S. Eliot