7 Break Up Love Poems

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When love ends badly, reading break up love poems can help to soothe the heartbreak that you are feeling. They can also be used to help you win your lover back. If you choose, they can also help you to choose just the right break up words--for maximum effect or minimum discomfort. Reading these poems may also give you some ideas for writing your own poem--or maybe even a text message break up.

Break Up Love Poems: How it Hurts

Some poems aren't meant to be sent to someone else. Instead, they are written to comfort you and show you that you are not alone in the pain you are feeling.

This poem touches on how a breakup affects your heart, mind, soul and body. The author lays bare how she is feeling, but shows in the end that she hasn't lost all hope of finding a new love.

Thinking of Breaking Up

Normally you don't just break up with someone, unless you catch them doing something awful. Instead, it's usually a gradual buildup of emotions. Consider sending a poem to explain very clearly how you are feeling to try and save your relationship.

  • Sometimes It Hurts So Much

This poem describes how the poets love has kept him or her in the relationship, but if her partner doesn't stop hurting him/her, he or she will have to end the relationship. This break up love poem can be sent as an e-card and includes tearful graphics.

  • Let's Talk Things Out

A poem to remind how much the couple has already been through together and that with a little more communication, differences can be worked out and the relationship saved. Expressing these thoughts can be difficult, so consider sending this poem to your partner if you are unable to write something more specific for your relationship. The graphics in this card are cute, showing two teddy bears underneath an umbrella with rain falling.

Changing of Heart

When someone breaks up with you, your choice of how to respond is simple: accept it and move on, or fight to get him or her back.

  • We Had So Much

This poem includes both a male and female version (to be sent to either your boyfriend or girlfriend). When your partner finds someone new, you never know if it's because they no longer care about you, or if they are doing it to create jealousy. If your boyfriend or girlfriend is with someone new, send them this poem to remind them of how much you had together.

  • Baby I Need You

If your partner broke up with you, it could be because he or she doesn't realize how much you care. Send this poem to express how much you enjoy being with your partner and how you want to keep the relationship going.

Sending a Break Up Poem

If you aren't sure how to word your break up message, you can select a poem to send, or use it as inspiration to craft your own message.

Here are a few from Things-to-say.com to get you started.

  • I Don't Care Bear

When you are tired of the things your boyfriend or girlfriend does and you can't take it anymore, send this poem to explain how you've had enough and want out of the relationship.

  • You Lousy Rat

When you feel angry by your partner's broken promises, you eventually reach a point where you just can't take it anymore. At times like this, you may be tempted to "tell him or her off" in such a way that you may regret later. To avoid regret, send this poem instead. It expresses what you are feeling and makes some tasteful name-calling as well.

Additional Poems

This is only a sample of the breakup quotes and poems that are available on the Internet.

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