Top 100 Poems About: DESPAIR

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

  • 13.

    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
  • 14.
    Hope And Despair

    Said God, 'You sisters, ere ye go
    Down among men, my work to do,
    I will on each a badge bestow:
    Hope I love best, and gold for her, read more »

    Lascelles Abercrombie
  • 15.
    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
  • 16.
    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
  • 17.

    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
  • 18.
    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
  • 19.

    LET me close the eyes of my soul
    That I may not see
    What stands between thee and me.
    Let me shut the ears of my heart read more »

    Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • 20.
    Fragment: Such Hope, As Is The Sick Despair Of Good

    Such hope, as is the sick despair of good,
    Such fear, as is the certainty of ill,
    Such doubt, as is pale Expectation’s food read more »

    Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • 21.
    The Despair

    Beneath this gloomy shade,
    By Nature only for my sorrows made,
    I'll spend this voyce in crys,
    In tears I'll waste these eyes read more »

    Abraham Cowley
  • 22.

    Alone in the dark, the blood of blackberries
    dripping down his shins, the morning star
    looking back in the mirror through which he gazes, read more »

    Leo Yankevich
  • 23.
    Desire And Despair

    Desire and despair
    Are two sides
    Of the same coin
    We dream of stars read more »

    C.N.Premkumar (love poems, Veda of love, Life and love)
  • 24.
    But Don'T Despair

    Despair, if you must –
    But how's it going to pull you through?
    Despair, when you trust
    Naught since then there's naught to do. read more »

    Mark R Slaughter
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