Top 100 Poems About: DESPAIR

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

    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
  • 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.

    I look around me, and I'm in despair.
    I glance at each and every corner
    I feel so alone.
    My wants and dreams for my children read more »

    Diane Jimenez
  • 4.

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    Dr. Sam Friedman
  • 5.
    Whether In Joy Or Despair

    Whether in joy or despair
    God is always at our side
    And we never feel alone
    In His great friendly love. read more »

    Guido Berardi
  • 6.
    Sea Of Despair

    There is a sea that beckons me, -- called "Deep Despair,"
    And hopelessness and sorrow -- always lead me there.
    Each drop of water in it -- has at one time, been a tear,
    It reflects my mixed emotions -- I can see them crystal clear. read more »

    Sara M. Hall
  • 7.
    To Reformers In Despair

    'Tis not too late to build our young land right,
    Cleaner than Holland, courtlier than Japan,
    Devout like early Rome, with hearths like hers, read more »

    Vachel Lindsay
  • 8.
    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
  • 9.
    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
  • 10.
    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
  • 11.

    Thy wings swoop darkening round my soul, Despair!
    And on my brain thy shadow seems to brood
    And hem me round with stifling solitude,
    With chasms of vacuous bloom which are thy lair. read more »

    Mathilde Blind
  • 12.
    Shall I Wasting In Despair

    Shall I wasting in despair
    Die because a woman's fair?
    Or make pale my cheeks with care
    'Cause another's rosy are? read more »

    George Wither
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