This poem is simply a mournful cry to the heavens, in search of the remnants of a broken heart.

This poem originally was published in Sad Poems - Sad Love Poems

Seek Not My Heart
Oh gentle winds 'neath moonlit skies,
Do not you hear my heartfelt cries?

Below the branches, here about,
Do not you sense my fear and doubt?
Side glistening rivers, sparkling streams,
Do not you hear my woeful screams?

Upon the meadows, touched with dew,
Do not you see my hearts a'skew?
Beneath the thousand twinkling stars,
Do not you feel my jagged scars?

Seek not my mournful heart kind breeze,
For you'll not find it 'mongst these trees.

It's scattered 'cross the moonlit skies,
Accompanied by heartfelt sighs.
It's drifting o're the gentle rain,
A symbol of my silent pain.

It's buried 'neath the meadow fair,
Conjoined with all the sorrow there.
It's lost among the stars this night,
Too far to ease my quiet fright.

No gentle winds, seek not my heart,
For simply ... it has torn apart.

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  • Mauricio
    I really like the flow this piece follows, its perfectly structured and very sincere. Nice work.
  • Ruth
    A wonderful poem. I love it.
  • Aisha
    This peom is superb! It bears the emotions of the poet and you are able to empathize - identify with her. The rhyme is also fantastique
  • Jordon
    Wow. This poem really touched me. I just got through a really bad break up, and this poem tells exacally how I feel. again Wow.
  • adele
    the poem really touched my heart, because i recently felt that way the past year but slowly getting over the pain
  • Jasmine
    I loved that poem because my heart has been broken
  • sarah
    good poem
  • Mira
    This poem really touched me the words was put together perfect. I really enjoyed reading it. Thank You
  • Michelle
    I really loved the poem. It really expressed the emotion of a broken heart in a way that you don't normally hear. I definately can relate.
  • Caroline
    simply amazing
  • Tabytha
    You know i really like this poem because me and the guy i lost my virginity to just broke up and we were together for 6 months that might not be that long but i miss and love him so much and if someone knows how u feel it would be me! love always Tabytha
  • Kari
    Oh my god, you are a great writer, and this poem has really touched me. I've been hurt alot and it seems as if you were writing about my life. Thanks.
  • avi
    words of a true broken soul! excellent!
  • zainab
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  • adarayan
    i wrote poems too and i have felt immensely the pain in this poem.
  • lacey
    This is exactly how I feel having just been dumped by a guy I was so in love with. Heart is shattered in a million pieces and will from this day forward be.
  • Jennifer
    this poem speaks to me because it is basically about the way i feel about life. I LOVE THIS POEM!
  • Sharon
    Such a beautiful and touching poem! I really love your way with words. Thank you for posting it, and sharing. Sharon
  • christine
    the poem was beautiful i loved it, it really seems as you put your whole heart in it you write beautiful poetry!
  • kayla
    This is such a touching poem. It had me feeling like i was in the authors position the whole way through. It seems as if it wre written by a famous poet.
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