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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;

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Categories: isolation, caregiving,

Premium Member 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,

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

Premium Member Teardrop
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,

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Categories: isolation, abuse, death, earth, life,

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,

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,

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,

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

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Categories: isolation, blue, sad love, winter,


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,


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

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Categories: isolation, abuse, celebration, heart, love,

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.


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Categories: isolation, introspection, life

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

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

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Categories: isolation, addiction, dark, drug, sad,

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

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

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Categories: isolation, friendship, inspirational, lonely, space,

Premium Member ADRIFT

All these lonely people
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,

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,

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,

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,

Premium Member The Cure To Everything
Offer decay for my maggot king,
Plant people not flowers,
Untold power but just witnessing,

The meat and the bones surround,
Eat people not sushi,
Can see death but what...

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Categories: isolation, depression, violence,


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

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© Red Fiery  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: isolation, depression, loss, sympathylonely, sky,

Premium Member SHUTTING OFF

Another impoverished evening
draped so strangely bleak,  the moon weeps
for one more burning a soul must retain...
And she clings among lost stars
with frozen heartbeat thawing...

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Categories: isolation, angst, identity, image,

Premium Member 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,

Premium Member I am Made of This
 I am from those moments
George Ella Lyon

I am Made of This

I am from the isolation of pioneer spirits-
an ancient beekeeper- a vintage lacemaker

I am...

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Categories: isolation, absence, child, family, girl,

Can I sleep with you

Incurable insomnia had perturbed my eyes 
Negligence had destroyed your hopes too 
You were drenched by a heavy shower of sadness. 
Till My bare lustrous...

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© Red Fiery  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: isolation, love