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Best Isolation Poems

Below are the all-time best Isolation poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of isolation poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Living in Isolation
	My son has lost his eyesight
	And lacks mobility.
	His doctors are confounded,
	But I seek no pity.
	
There is much love in caring
Full time for those in need;
Hard...

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Categories: isolation, caregiving,
Form: Lyric



The Turning
The year has finally yawned and turned       
Upon a half-revealed shoulder.
A vibrancy, intrinsic to a reemerging 
Enforcement of the...

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Categories: isolation, celebration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Collector

I am a hoarder of antiquities,
offering longevity to ephemera.
Obsessed with an insatiable 
urge for accumulation
I fill every available nook 
stacking layer upon layer
of emotional possessions…...

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Categories: isolation, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Teardrop
I
ask
you to
mind our
earth, heed
our existence
upon it, care for
 our lives and all that
will occur if we cannot
consider beyond ourselves, 
if we are guided by uncertainty,
when...

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Categories: isolation, abuse, death, earth, life,
Form: Concrete
Insanity or Death
Insanity or Death

Life begins with insanity~~
~Your soul is kicking and screaming, 

Ready to exit with the touch of human hands.
Insanity rides on a gallant stallion...

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Categories: isolation, abuse, adventure, art, how i feel,
Form: Dramatic monologue



Premium Member Loneliness
Loneliness was losing you ten years ago
I now wake up each day your side empty
I miss the cuddles and early morning sex
the endless hours without...

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Categories: isolation, absence, death, loss,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Butterflies of Saturn
Here are butterflies that skip 
Dull steps of metamorphosis
No isolation in coocoons
No gorging grubs like fat balloons
 Pure genesis on snow kissed  flowers
Comes with...

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Categories: isolation, beauty, butterfly, fantasy, metaphor, planet,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Winter Blues
Winter Blues

If you have to lose a love then
not in winter
when words are cold and eyes are 
closed to light
while watching falling snowflakes you remember
a...

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Categories: isolation, blue, sad love, winter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Advice for the Honeymoon - Advice for Life

What matters most – advice for the bride and groom:
Indulging in sweet wine; a picnic for two;
a plethora of stars; myriads of blooms!
Listen; believe; do...

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Categories: isolation, happy, marriage,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SELF DESTRUCTIVE
SELF DESTRUCTIVE

The lies, 
I laugh
I look at you
I can't stand you
I hate you
I can't believe you
I can't believe it!
How I allowed 
You in my life
Almost...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: isolation, abuse, celebration, heart, love, me, self,
Form: Free verse
Call Of The Wild
I envy those living as part of the wild
For I too, once heeded its call
A smoldering ember since I was a child
Urge, and belonging all...

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Categories: isolation, humanity, journey, life, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Loneliness
Such a finely honed sword is this loneliness
Slicing through tenuous sinews of yesterday.
I search for obscure corridors of happiness
Knowing that somehow I forgot the way.

From...

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Categories: isolation, introspection, life
Form: Rhyme
Ode to Winter
Light splashes in the eyes and vibrate
My heart to a rich ecstatic state
Joy is the only bird in the leaden sky
Calling the winds to choir...

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Categories: isolation, faith, happiness, hope, nature
Form: Ode
LONELINESS
LONELINESS

The lonely person walks unnoticed
with unfocused eye and unsteady step,
failing to keep pace with the crowd.

An approach of reliance to everything,
like a crutch under the...

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Categories: isolation, loneliness, lonely,
Form: Free verse
Needle Point Lullaby
He sang sweet songs, sweet needle point lullabies
His eyes were crystalized, their awestruck blackness ate me whole
I stayed mesmerized by his carelessness and smooth complexion
He...

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Categories: isolation, addiction, dark, drug, sad, woman, women,
Form: I do not know?
ADRIFT
Alone for for now driffting apon the sea.
You stayed at the shore.
Cause you never found comfort  in someone like me.

The sunset is empty when...

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Categories: isolation, angst, confusion, introspection, lost love, sadheart,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When You Float In Outer Space
When you float in outer space
with no one else around,
it gets a little lonely
and you start to miss the ground.

The familiar touch of Mother Earth
and...

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Categories: isolation, friendship, inspirational, lonely, space,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ADRIFT


All these lonely people
secluded
drifting
in parallel worlds
of isolation
that never intersect

If only they could find each other
somehow converge and 
burst the bubbles of separation

Living in unrelated
universes of...

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Categories: isolation, angst, anxiety, change, confidence, hope, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
The beast
Anger is an alarm to the inner beast,
With clenched fists and teeth,
Slowly drawing hefty breaths,
Biting into words and stamping the floor beneath
He’s deformed and blind,...

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Categories: isolation, anger, angst,
Form: ABC
Opaque People


I’ve never been where they’ve been,
chasing mirage in desert storm.
I look into their still eyes,
see their vision transfixed on illusion,
the shroud of dust spreads on...

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Categories: isolation, dark, metaphor, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
A Palindrome called Temptation
A Palindrome, also called Mirrored Poetry, is a poetry type not listed, so I put it under Free Verse.  If anyone finds a better...

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Categories: isolation, addiction, change, forgiveness, identity, introspection, lust,
Form: Free verse
Poem From a Weary Heart
Decisions good, decisions bad
Either way it's happy or sad
Losing a job, or losing a friend
It's hidden but stays until the end.

Life's challenges are not really...

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Categories: isolation, depression, lost love, loveheart, heart, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SHUTTING OFF



No twilight concerto to sway     not yet
as  zigzag street lights pound upon
heavy fog  clutching iced flakes  on rooftops
like...

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Categories: isolation, angst, identity, image,
Form: Dramatic Verse
THE SKY
THE SKY 


Oh! Sky the lonely heart
Dwelling upon my untiring soul
Lost with an unspoken word.
Fountain of misery teaches him
That defiant endurance…
Oh! Sky the lonely soul
The...

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© Red Fiery  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: isolation, depression, loss, sympathylonely, sky, endurance,
Form: Free verse
The Fraud
a hallway.  offices.  tinted sunlight.  
people who have forgotten my name.  
but i am here.  
and then a room. ...

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© Sam Toil  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: isolation, angst, fear, introspection, jobs, loneliness, philosophy,
Form: Free verse