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13 Breakup Poems That Say It Better Than You Ever Could

The Twitter hashtag movement #breakuppoetry parodied classic poems by making them about split relationships. Here are some of the best ones.

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Brooklyn-based comedian Maria Heinegg recently started #breakuppoetry on Twitter.

I want to thank everyone who participated in the #breakuppoetry trend. It was my baby and like my other babies, it was fun while it lasted!

Maria Heinegg@MariaElizabest

I want to thank everyone who participated in the #breakuppoetry trend. It was my baby and like my other babies, it was fun while it lasted!

5:48 PM - 21 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, That's where I let all your stuff, after you cheated on me. #breakuppoetry

JeromeIscariot@JeromeIscariot

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,

That's where I let all your stuff, after you cheated on me. #breakuppoetry

2:23 PM - 21 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

I have eaten the plums that were in the icebox Oh, no That was your heart medication #breakuppoetry

Maria Heinegg@MariaElizabest

I have eaten

the plums

that were in

the icebox

Oh, no

That was

your heart medication

#breakuppoetry

1:27 PM - 21 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

I do not like you on a boat, I do not like you with a goat. I do not like you, Sam #breakuppoetry

Kjerstin@swissmistress

I do not like you on a boat,

I do not like you with a goat.

I do not like you, Sam #breakuppoetry

1:37 PM - 21 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

Begging Yearning Pleading For the day you return All my damn CDs and DVDs #breakuppoetry

Woodrow Simmons@WintermuteNight

Begging

Yearning

Pleading

For the day you return

All my damn CDs and DVDs

#breakuppoetry

6:47 PM - 21 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

Man hands on misery to man. It deepens like a coastal shelf. You embarrass me at parties. #breakuppoetry

Maria Heinegg@MariaElizabest

Man hands on misery to man.

It deepens like a coastal shelf.

You embarrass me at parties.

#breakuppoetry

1:41 PM - 21 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

An open door says, “Come in.” A shut door says, “Who are you?” My door says "Get the hell out." #breakuppoetry

Chris Conroy@conniewriter

An open door says, “Come in.”

A shut door says, “Who are you?”

My door says "Get the hell out."

#breakuppoetry

3:08 PM - 21 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, in a fury, With you rapping at my door, Quoth the Larry, "Nevermore". #breakuppoetry

Larry Kenobi@LarryKenobi

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, in a fury,

With you rapping at my door,

Quoth the Larry, "Nevermore".

#breakuppoetry

2:48 PM - 21 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

you said "i'll text you tomorrow" but now, my biggest sorrow is i'll never get back the money i let you borrow #breakuppoetry

Irene ♥mann@irenechartmann

you said "i'll text you tomorrow"

but now, my biggest sorrow

is i'll never get back the money

i let you borrow

#breakuppoetry

1:16 PM - 21 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

Woman, I bid thee, hither not forth I've assembled all your belongings upon the front porch #breakuppoetry

Nathan Vesta@NathanVesta

Woman, I bid thee, hither not forth

I've assembled all your belongings upon the front porch

#breakuppoetry

4:43 PM - 21 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

I never saw a moor; I never saw the sea, Yet know I how a tether looks, So get away from me. #breakuppoetry

ChickswDictionaries@ChickswD

I never saw a moor;

I never saw the sea,

Yet know I how a tether looks,

So get away from me.

#breakuppoetry

3:39 PM - 21 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine and by that I mean you've damaged me in ways I won't know about for years to come #breakuppoetry

no one@jjjessicuh

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine

and by that I mean

you've damaged me in ways

I won't know about for years to come

#breakuppoetry

4:07 PM - 21 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

since feeling is first who pays any attention Definitely not you Get off your phone #breakuppoetry

Maria Heinegg@MariaElizabest

since feeling is first

who pays any attention

Definitely not you

Get off your phone

#breakuppoetry

2:19 PM - 21 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

I know we once were tight. But I'm leaving, Mr. White. The blue stuff made me rich. So see ya later, BITCH. #breakuppoetry @aaronpaul_8

Lando Kardashian@LandoKardashian

I know we once were tight.

But I'm leaving, Mr. White.

The blue stuff made me rich.

So see ya later, BITCH.

#breakuppoetry @aaronpaul_8

4:50 PM - 21 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite