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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


Premium Member 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



Premium Member 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
Premium Member 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: loneliness, confusion, corruption, dark, deep,
Form: Free verse
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,
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 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
Premium Member 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: loneliness, adventure, dark, deep, depression,
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 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,
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 TODAY I LEARN TO BE A WIDOW, LESSON 1


lesson one

i wake up alone
for the first time
the silence is deafening

i want to get up
but every fiber in me
is dead weight

i want to call my...

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Categories: death, loneliness, longing, lost
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cinquain V
water
murmurs softly,
through the cool of exhaled
breath, against the stones it whispers,
secrets

secrets,
gently spoken,
lonely unbeckoned words, 
hidden deep within broken hearts,
aching

aching,
melting sorrow
pours viscous and endless,
caressing emotions that...

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Categories: loneliness, sorrow,
Form: Cinquain
Like A Tree In The Desert
Prick me with your vivid green awareness
Let the white pins that needle me
Diminish into their foggy sham

The bridal wreath that scented our commitment
Now doused in...

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© Carol B.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, anger, depression, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Woes And Throes Of Sorrow

I rise and fall like melancholy tides
in ebb and flow of wistful disrepair,
our separate in consciousness divides,
the whiff of grief fills broken-hearted air.

Neglected now, heartstrings'...

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Categories: emotions, heartbreak, loneliness, lost
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Living Hell
Damned by the devil's curse upon my heart
I pace the lonely bridge twixt love and hate
Stalked by death's shadow from the very start
Forsaken by the...

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Categories: angst, loneliness,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Lonesome Love
For where is the love that I seek,
My soul searches deeper still…
Hearts hibernating in mystique,
I surrender to its wavering will…

Looking up to sapphire skies,
May it...

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Categories: loneliness, lost love, missing
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Lonely World

How populated this lonely world often feels
with so much warm flesh living cold and stony.
Some days, we ache for someone to hold us,
smile into our...

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Categories: friendship, hurt, introspection, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Robert Lindley
Through frigid months, she waited for Spring rains
to give relief and ease heartbroken pains,
Nature will award that which Life commands
placing her true love, in its...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: loneliness, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Amid the Jagged Shadows
"Amid the jagged shadows of mossy leafless boughs; " 

                                Samuel Taylor...

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Categories: blue, granddaughter, loneliness, sad,
Form: Rhyme
The Perfect Friend
The Perfect Friend ©

Today I found a friend 
Who knew everything I felt
She knew my weakness
And the problems I’ve been dealt.
She understood my wonders
And listened...

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Categories: loneliness, best friend, friend, friendship,
Form: Free verse
I Need Your Help Daddy
I’m tired
I’m Physically and Emotionally tired
I don’t want to be the strong one anymore
I can’t this time
I don’t know what to do Daddy
I need your...

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Categories: loneliness, absence, angst, cry, dad,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Images of feathers
"Once upon a midnight Poe"

Underneath the midnight mask, I remove the makeup at last,
The moon is anvil to my mood, mooring along the vacant vast...

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Categories: allusion, devotion, loneliness, muse,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Lonely Dreams
I never knew following dreams could be this lonely,
But up on the hill, looking back, thank God I'm not the old me.
If the tears will...

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Categories: loneliness, christian, courage, cry, dream,
Form: Quatrain
4 in the Morning
At 3am you become your own philosopher, categorizing
the different genres of humans and wondering
if you fall even remotely close to anyone on the spectrum.
You debate...

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© Whirl Wind  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: good night, loneliness, night,
Form: Free verse