Top 100 Poems About: DESPAIR


In this page, poems on / about “despair” are listed.
  • 1.
    A Dream Within A Dream

    Take this kiss upon the brow!
    And, in parting from you now,
    Thus much let me avow-
    You are not wrong, who deem read more »

    Edgar Allan Poe
  • 2.
    A Meeting With Despair

    AS evening shaped I found me on a moor
    Which sight could scarce sustain:
    The black lean land, of featureless contour,
    Was like a tract in pain. read more »

    Thomas Hardy
  • 3.
    A Song Of Despair

    The memory of you emerges from the night around me.
    The river mingles its stubborn lament with the sea. read more »

    Pablo Neruda
  • 4.
    Alone

    From childhood's hour I have not been
    As others were; I have not seen
    As others saw; I could not bring
    My passions from a common spring. read more »

    Edgar Allan Poe
  • 5.
    A Last Word

    Let us go hence: the night is now at hand;
    The day is overworn, the birds all flown;
    And we have reaped the crops the gods have sown;
    Despair and death; deep darkness o'er the land, read more »

    Ernest Christopher Dowson
  • 6.
    The Song of Despair

    You swallowed everything, like distance.
    Like the sea, like time.
    In you everything sank!
    It was the happy hour of assault and the kiss. read more »

    Pablo Neruda
  • 7.
    Despair's advantage is achieved

    799

    Despair's advantage is achieved
    By suffering—Despair— read more »

    Emily Dickinson
  • 8.
    Ode To Despair

    FROM THE NOVEL OF EMMELINE.
    THOU spectre of terrific mien!
    Lord of the hopeless heart and hollow eye,
    In whose fierce train each form is seen read more »

    Charlotte Smith
  • 9.
    Despair

    I have experienc'd
    The worst, the World can wreak on me--the worst
    That can make Life indifferent, yet disturb
    With whisper'd Discontents the dying prayer-- read more »

    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • 10.
    Sonnet 144: Two loves I have, of comfort and despair

    Two loves I have, of comfort and despair,
    Which like two spirits do suggest me still:
    The better angel is a man right fair,
    The worser spirit a woman coloured ill. read more »

    William Shakespeare
  • 11.
    Sonnet XXVI: I Ever Love

    To Despair

    I ever love where never hope appears,
    Yet hope draws on my never-hoping care, read more »

    Michael Drayton
  • 12.
    Song. Despair

    Ask not the pallid stranger's woe,
    With beating heart and throbbing breast,
    Whose step is faltering, weak, and slow, read more »

    Percy Bysshe Shelley
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