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Best Loneliness Poems

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


Loneliness
People milling around I  do not notice them, 
my face is turned to hide my loneliness,
Am walking in my own despair
No one else intrudes...

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Categories: loneliness,
Form: Verse



Kiss Loneliness Goodbye written by Tim Smith and Seren
I sit here and ponder the days that have past
The many loves that I had, that just didn’t last.
One really sticks out, wish I had...

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Categories: loneliness, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
A Cathartic Weave Of Three

listen,
the whispers
of leaves
turn colour
autumn is here.

now that you are gone
who will wake every morn
to lift the sun
unveil the sky
etch in the clouds
who will paint the...

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Categories: loneliness, break up, celebration, devotion, earth, i
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wind From The Sea



Inspired by Andrew Wyeth Watercolor Painting -- Wind From the Sea, 1947




Standing in the old house
A strange mixture of feelings erupt within me
My roommates Depression,...

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Categories: loneliness, conflict, depression, forgiveness, hope, love,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Love in the Silence of the Soul



As a young boy
Sitting in a pew
The winter darkness pressing down
Candlelight waves from hidden drafts
Shadows danced on the walls

I heard the words destined to me
“Be...

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Categories: loneliness, death, love, sorrow,
Form: Narrative



Silent Page
Silent Heart

Sad, as it maybe, I had to break my OWN heart, 
Too many nights, I sat there all torn apart
A dream girl, 
Sitting under...

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Categories: confusion, corruption, dark, deep, goodbye, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bless the Lonely

for all the souls who lost a mate

bless the lonely

for those bereaved because of hate

bless the lonely

for typhoon victims overseas

bless the lonely

for all those subject...

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Categories: loneliness, prayer,
Form: List
Premium Member BECAUSE I LOVE YOU




I saw the bitter tears of unhappiness
Running down your agonizing face,
Ravaged with pain,

And I became a sponge of compassion
To absorb them.


I heard the howling 
Of...

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Categories: loneliness, friendship love, humanity, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Belongings
Shadowed in the silent room, the daylight's nearly gone
Dusk climbs in through window glass, with one last ray of sun
I start the task, climb on...

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Categories: loneliness, loss, love, me, mother,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Winter Blues - I Cry For Color


I shiver tears.
My joie de vivre;
summer esprit’s lemon zested
lilac flirts and coral whispers have escaped me ~
grievous gray now flows through my veins.

I shiver melancholia,
entombed...

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Categories: depression, loneliness, longing, sad, winter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Voices Echo in Emptiness
With a sigh summer citrine sky turned green 
spontaneously into existence. 
Autumn's palette adds changes and are seen
to its systematic experience.

Stars shiver in fear on...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, loneliness, nature, voice,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Desperate Housewife - in limerick form
A desperate housewife I knew
had such mundane housework to do.
Being so tired of it,
she decided to quit.
Then off to Las Vegas she flew.

Having always been...

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Categories: loneliness, adventure, wife,
Form: Limerick
Recalling Her
It is thirty six years ago, and I am with her in the garden,
where July is a picnic of egg sandwiches, cress-stippled,
fuzzy-downed peaches, yellow-tangy lemonade.
Her...

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Categories: loneliness, grandmother, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Single Glance From You
"Dare I Fall Again" 

Those eyes I fell in love with failed to see 
the loneliness that grew each passing day.  
Those lips that...

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Categories: loneliness, feelings, lost love, love, passion,
Form: Sonnet
A Chorus Sang Its Last Concerto
I walked in darkness along the shore
seeking solitude, nothing more
Thunder drummed from far away
a foreboding timpani, clouds began to play
They competed with the roar of...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: loneliness, beach, emotions,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Windswept Heart
I always answer
     Without hesitation
          To adventure’s calls
Through waves that toss
 ...

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Categories: loneliness, sea,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Waiting for a Message in a Bottle
The waves calm me down as I sit and wonder
For my love is lost in the stormy scurrilous sea
And I know my hapless heart to...

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Categories: fate, loneliness, lost love,
Form: Sonnet
Spring Bud
                        ...

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Categories: loneliness, life, love, nostalgia, sad, seasons, time,
Form: Shape
Premium Member I Slipped On A Tear Drop
I  s l i p p e d  on a teardrop and landed in her arms. She never knew how much I needed...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: loneliness, death, sister, suicide,
Form: Haibun
In The Flesh
Introducing: Casarah Nance & Poet Destroyer

Scars of empty promises are darkened by your kiss.
Torturous touches are meant to soothe my pain.
It is without gain, without...

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Categories: adventure, dark, deep, depression, loneliness, voice,
Form: Epic
Premium Member SHADES OF MY GLOOM

In vertigo of night, in their riddled trance 
Boldness of petals melt on washed-out shades,
As faces etch a quiet gloom in varied hues
Capturing splashed oil,...

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Categories: art, color, introspection, loneliness,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member THE HEIRLOOM
I lay within a drawer so long
Loneliness was my heart's song

My diamonds never saw the light of day
Since granma's death,I'd been that way

Her grandson went...

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Categories: loneliness, imagination, day, Grandson,
Form: Personification
Premium Member My heart has found a home-song version
My heart has found a home (Song version)

So many years alone-
my hearts without a home
Nights were filled with fear-
my heart shed a tear

My loneliness had...

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Categories: for her, heart, loneliness, love, romantic,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Seeds of Wisdom
A solitary man
I make my way up the mountain
One step at a time
The life I know further and further behind
I wish to be alone
away from...

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Categories: loneliness, solitude,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Artist
Stillborn
a mood of aberrant colour
a stain on the Artist’s worlds
a heart pulsating with pain
a wide range of intense ardour
mixed  on a fine palette
and a...

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Categories: loneliness, art, dedication, depression, emotions, feelings, love,
Form: Free verse