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Best Lonely Poems

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


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: lonely, loneliness, prayer,
Form: List



Premium Member Disposable Wisdom
Each day Annie Lesley opened a can
Her eighty-six-year-old hands trembling
As she sat with her cat and ate pet food
What is wrong with this elder’s rendering?

Pride...

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Categories: lonely, age, cat, endurance, life, wisdom, world
Form: Rhyme
Black Diamond Night
Black Diamond Night (a coal miner’s cemetery) 

Where the ebony, we call “NIGHT”,
Old black rocks sit under the twilight
Diamond shape eyes unclear and lonely, 
Sinister...

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Categories: body, death, history, lonely, night,
Form: Epic
Uncharted Waters

An ocean tumbles through dreams of you. In depths unknown,
I float above. Oh, how I long to dive beneath your surface,  
yet I am...

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Categories: lonely, appreciation, longing, love, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member To all the heart breakers -a ZOMBIE's valentine
Wouldn't you rather~

Wouldn't you rather be dead?
Maybe shoot yourself in the head?
Over my dead heart, I'd never want to be a zombie like you.
The sight...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lonely, anger, death, horror, humorous, love, slam,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Does your heart share this moon tonight

“For in your light I dream, as evening takes my hand”

Silently I find my thoughts illumined by your beauty
In soft shimmers of dancing silhouettes
and patterns...

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Categories: lonely, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
Umbrella
*I Will Cry*

If this world really mattered,
Why does it bleed?

I could tell you how much I love you,
But, that will never heal the pain.
I am...

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Categories: lonely, beautiful, cry, rain,
Form: Dramatic monologue
The Ballad of the Poet
*The Dead Poet*

Many blocks along the road, 
Kicking down walls of heavy stones, 
Yet no one could draw through the walls of her lonely bones.
A...

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Categories: lonely, beauty, death, deep, emo, grief, sad,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Narcissus meets his Nemesis - A Collab with Victor Buhagiar
POTW 15 July 2018       

              Reverberations...

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Categories: lonely, desire, mythology, vanity,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member All I Am
Long slender tendril of mist in the morning
snakes slowly across the cool water, wandering,
endlessly,
searching, moving slowly, seemingly without purpose,
without direction, without destination.
It fades like a...

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Categories: lonely, longing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Desires of the Heart
When my heart
was no longer content in solitude;

I asked;

"Oh my lonely heart, 
what is it that you desire?"

Softly it whispered

for her heart beats to ease...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lonely, dream, love, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Life Spent All Alone
Life Spent All Alone 

I felt such joy when first my hull met sea.
'Twas years ago before my shattered shell
Was tossed and ravaged, fisherman and...

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Categories: boat, death, deep, devotion, lonely, lost
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Humanity
If we don’t feel with our hearts, we don’t belong
If we don’t see as one, the world is wrong
Beyond the wars and the hate and...

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Categories: lonely, life, peoplechild, lost, child, lost, cancer,
Form: Couplet
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: lonely, depression, loneliness, longing, sad, winter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Love Shall Find You
Through eternal sun stars and space
My love shall find you I will embrace
Thru invisible realms and empty voids
There is nothing that my love avoids

Thru stormy...

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Categories: lonely, devotion, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member An Omen Of The Taste Of Twilight



Vanished

is the wild magic of this place;
this wilderness I now roam alone
as its lifeblood seeps 
into 
Afterlife

..my mournful howls
across time and distance
go unanswered -
Oh, how...

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Categories: lonely, angst, animal, death, fate, grief, longing,
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: lonely, death, loneliness, nature, voice,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lover's Moon
 
Alone I stare in silence at the night  
and shiver with the breeze caressing cold 
The brilliance of the moon’s seductive light 
illuminates...

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Categories: lonely, love, moon, night,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Dove in Your Eyes
How fast to wiles I fell my damask rose,
awake from slumber slept untold ages.
To gaze so deep in ocean eyes repose,
and print whispered prayer on...

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Categories: imagery, lonely, love, perspective, poetry, winter,
Form: Sonnet
This Song is for my Mother
This song is for my mother
Let her hear me cry
I couldn’t bring myself to write it
‘Til this darkened day arrived
A song about old promises 
Made...

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Categories: lonely, angst, death, dedication, depression, funeral, love,
Form: Ballad
Stardust Road
“Stardust Road.”

"Soft defense is driven by my thoughts,
I vanish away into yesterday’s scenic road,
Set the mood among the dark clouds,
Wish I could go back to...

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Categories: lonely, adventure, nostalgia, travel,
Form: Free verse
The Tower rebuilt
I shall resolve to leave this
Place now...
And steadfastly search out,
Nestling between ridge and bluff
Amidst the folds of a foreign 
Land,
Several acres of unkempt ground
Fallow and...

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Categories: lonely, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In Another Time
the waning moonlight thinly enveloped 	
the dusky canvas obscurely sprawling
across the way from the window I looked,
I knew a park was there with slides and...

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Categories: lonely, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Gift of Poetry
A poet enters a private sanctuary,
A sacred place where the imagination
Dwells with a mélange of emotions
Conceived by aesthetic beauty,
Often divine and esoteric in nature;
That comprehensive...

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Categories: lonely, art, poetry, uplifting, integrity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member There is no telling the things you might find


Picking a rose in a garden of Sundays
Calling your name on a broken branch wind
Looking for clover where weeds are not welcome
Walking the bridge till...

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Categories: lonely, fun, love, nonsense,
Form: Rhyme