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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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