Poems are an art of expressing thoughts, neatly arranged in lines that have a way of describing special feelings. Reading poems are like being able to see the reflection of someone. Sad poems are written to describe the sadness that one feels at that particular time. It's amazing how the emotions are captured in words so transparently for others to read, understand the underlying meaning and to feel the misery.
Sad love poems are written when the writer is depressed due to love. It could be because of lost love which may be in the form of breakup, death of a loved one, separation or because of being cheated. It draws the writer to put those strong emotions which gives the poet a different type of composure. When others read the sad poems, it helps them to realize the circumstance that the poet has gone through, the hurdles faced and the rough moments spent. This gives the reader the ability to visualize the misery experienced by the poet thus connecting the poet and the reader mentally to a certain level.
Poems written resulting from lost love could also help you understand the impact of a circumstance without even experiencing it and so giving you guidance on how to react on similar circumstance, how not to make the same mistake and how to value the blessing you are endowed with and realize such blessings without losing it.
A common trait of people is to try to relate their lives with others and compare it. Reading sad love poems can serve such purpose. It would allow you to relate your life with others thus forming a bonding with them by being able to sense their way of feeling. Reading sad poems have a special way of bringing tranquility to your mind when you are also feeling upset. It's an amazing way of clearing you off your depression and comforting you that you are not the only one with such feelings. It helps you realize that there are others on the same path as you are on and gives you the ability to deal with sadness.
So if you are not in a habit of reading sad love poems probably you should give it a try when you are upset due to love. You will be surprised to find it has a unique way of healing your soul off sadness and bring a different type of peace you haven't felt before. It will definitely make you realize you should have tried it before.