Sad Poems

  • Photo of Cremate Me

    Cremate Me

    Cremate me when I die Remember me but say goodbye Enough! You shouldn’t cry Maybe a few drops but don’t let it dry Altruism and humour, don’t let it drive…

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  • Photo of Ark


    I write tributes on my palms, plait my body into grief. Each day we live is a parting tribute to Earth. Flowers nailed to a cross. Wall portraits displaying dreams…

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  • Photo of A Million Years Ago

    A Million Years Ago

    When will I see you again? I heard you have settled down with someone you loved. But I am so confused? I thought I was going to be your forever.…

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  • Photo of Our Pleasure and His Grace

    Our Pleasure and His Grace

    She’s having sex, With a sealed mouth Speaking no word. Not letting him, Hear her voice. Having no form, Of conversation. She can’t wait, For this ecstasy, To be over.…

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  • Photo of Don’t Forget Me

    Don’t Forget Me

    Do you remember? The time that you walked ahead of me and danced in the alley A lone star smiling down at us, our silent ally Strangers watched, not comprehending…

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  • Photo of Future World Best Father

    Future World Best Father

    Today, I would love to open my wounds to the world I fear for the future Yes, I do I know you say I am the best husband the world…

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  • Photo of Yes, I Do

    Yes, I Do

    How could you be this wicked? Wow, are you surprised I am retaliating this way? What did you expect, For me to just accept your forsaken vows, which you have…

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  • Photo of A World of Downs

    A World of Downs

    Mum birthed me But seems to be the one killing me She addresses me negatively Like a baggage of Lucifer’s woes Not knowing this kills internally What do I know…

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  • Photo of What You See Isn’t Everything

    What You See Isn’t Everything

    Dear Jomiloju, The first time I asked mom what love is, the jubilant smile she wore slowly waned, and her hands scribbled what I presumed to be dad’s handwriting. So…

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  • Photo of Roonac Rivus

    Roonac Rivus

    We heard tales about you How you ravaged the Far East The dread you dealt, we had little clue Yet you grew on our minds like floor and yeast You…

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  • Photo of Incomplete Life

    Incomplete Life

    I I’ve built walls higher than China’s great wall But this emptiness I feel now, for it there are no words I’ve always felt like running away and hiding somewhere…

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  • Photo of The African Beauty (Part One)

    The African Beauty (Part One)

    Do you have an idea of the pain it brings? Of course you are only interested in the pleasure it gives. The prayers for a new born baby. May she…

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  • Photo of Jealousy


    It will be five full moons tomorrow, And your absence in my world Still makes me bleed in heart. It wasn’t deliberate of me To let you go. Regret still…

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  • Photo of My Nature

    My Nature

    I hate for you to see the monster in me I hate you see the demons that hold me down It hurts when my worst is revealed When I am…

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  • Photo of Wish


    People wish for a lot of things Some to be rich, mighty and wield power. Some to gain strength to seek revenge on those who have hurt them. Some to…

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  • Photo of How To Paint A Boy

    How To Paint A Boy

    The Image of a Boy Light. Mashed charcoal on empty slate— Water and stick— Pencil or brush— Stir… Paint his head like a watermelon with hair— Housing memories of loss…

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  • Photo of Hidden Secret

    Hidden Secret

    Hidden secret now revealed There’s nothing to take back This train is heading off the track All my colors turn to black Hidden secret now revealed This hurts more than…

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  • Photo of Blocked


    I’m shut within myself Thoughts escaping From my mind But my hand could take a tour A tour to the world of words And make my thoughts words Words to…

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  • Photo of Deception


    I I like to pretend Pretend that I’m happy I like to plaster a smile on my face To cover the dark traces of tears I like to sing and…

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  • Photo of Queen That Fights Corona

    Queen That Fights Corona

    I am here to celebrate the real Queen Oh God bless her, “Amen” For us to stay up all night, we take bean and caffeine But this Queen takes nothing,…

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