Top 100 Poems About: DESPAIR


In this page, poems on / about “despair” are listed.
  • 1.
    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
  • 2.
    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
  • 3.
    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
  • 4.
    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
  • 5.
    Despair

    Who is he?
    A railroad track toward hell?
    Breaking like a stick of furniture?
    The hope that suddenly overflows the cesspool? read more »

    Anne Sexton
  • 6.
    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
  • 7.
    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
  • 8.
    Despair

    And canst thou mock mine agony, thus calm
    In cloudless radiance, Queen of silver night?
    Can you, ye flow'rets, spread your perfumed balm read more »

    Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • 9.
    In Black Despair

    In grayish doubt and black despair,
    I drafted hymns to the earth and the air,
    pretending to joy, although I lacked it.
    The age had made lament redundant. read more »

    Czeslaw Milosz
  • 10.
    A Song Of Despair

    The night rain sing the song
    To benumb my soul all along.
    Grief breaks heart's fence
    Over the hills of silence read more »

    VIPINS PUTHOORAN
  • 11.
    In Despair

    He has lost him completely.     And now he is seeking
    on the lips of     every new lover
    the lips of his beloved;     in the embrace
    of every new lover     he seeks to be deluded read more »

    Constantine P. Cavafy
  • 12.
    Despair

    Alone! Alone! No beacon, far or near!
       No chart, no compass, and no anchor stay!
       Like melting fog the mirage melts away
    In all-surrounding darkness, void and clear. read more »

    Ada Cambridge
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