Top 100 Poems About: DESPAIR

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

  • 13.
    Ode To Despair

    TERRIFIC FIEND! thou Monster fell,
    Condemn'd in haunts profane to dwell,
    Why quit thy solitary Home,
    O'er wide Creation's paths to roam? read more »

    Mary Darby Robinson
  • 14.

    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
  • 15.
    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
  • 16.
    No Man Can Compass A Despair


    No Man can compass a Despair—
    As round a Goalless Road read more »

    Emily Dickinson
  • 17.
    The Difference Between Despair


    The difference between Despair
    And Fear—is like the One read more »

    Emily Dickinson
  • 18.
    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
  • 19.
    Sonnet: In Despair Again

    O God, I’ve hypersensitive a heart;
    They offend me so oft in various sorts;
    Who cares to understand my every thought?
    My sufferings can be loaded in carts. read more »

    Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,
  • 20.
    Sonnet: In Despair Too, Hope Prevails

    When things beyond my control do occur,
    And fortune favors just the evil minds:
    When my own people with me don’t concur,
    My remnant patience to a halt well grinds. read more »

    Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,
  • 21.
    Sonnet: Despair Strikes Again, Again

    Despair threatens man again and again;
    Most men keep working along corrupt lines;
    The body scorched by sun then longs for rain!
    The flooded lands wonder when the sun shines? read more »

    Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,
  • 22.
    I Sit Here Drained Again By Despair

    I sit here drained again by despair
    and you disparage that you cannot make me
    And you feel the fear bleeding through my skin read more »

    Valerie Jupe!
  • 23.
    Beyond Despair

    I love the hours of misty morn
    When clouds descend and kiss with dew read more »

    Sarah L. Johnsen
  • 24.

    Move away - from me, the form
    Is parabolic in isolation, I’ll vet
    The consequence and despair, despair
    Will serve my hunger – read more »

    Kelly Vinal
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