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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


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,



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,

Premium Member Poe and I
Poe's darkness calls to such as I, an ember,
a velvet covered wing chair's grasp on dark nights.
I seek the maudlin moan of his December
to nurse...

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Categories: lonely, lost love,

Premium Member Sadly Musing Life and Love
I sit alone as evening claims the day,
with common crow my only confidant.
I watch the sun sink slowly in the bay
while musing life and love...

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Categories: lonely, lost love,

Premium Member Strangely Beautiful
If moonbeams’ fickle shadow-plays collude
with tousled sheets to take the shape of you,
And silent sighing pillow-tops exude
your scent, how do I see the night-time through?
If...

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Categories: absence, beautiful, lonely, longing,

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: lonely, abuse, adventure, art, how

Premium Member Out of the Blue
Falling down into
a dense, tangled mood
darker than the skies
at the midnight hour...

Leaving me caught
in infinite space
by hands on the clock
that grasp me and pull
to where...

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Categories: blue, deep, feelings, lonely,

Premium Member NO ESCAPE - LYRICS
The freedom of life’s end without escape,
no place to elude the pain of despair.
So close was the notion of a black cape,
darkness to cover existence...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dark, deep, depression, lonely,

NOW I LAY ME
Now I lay me down to sleep
In my home that's really sweet
Had three large meals and a snack
There wasn't a hint of any lack
Comfortable shoes...

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© Lyric Man  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lonely, 7th grade, africa, angst,

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: lonely, best friend, friend, friendship,

Gentle Summer Rain
She writes about Fall's beauty in the rain 
The falling raindrops' dance ascribing thence 
Bespoken verse that lightens her refrain 
before the time they met...

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Categories: lonely, beauty, care, creation, imagination,

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: lonely, christian, courage, cry, dream,

The Special Rose
She sits and rocks, so gently back and forth
Her chin leaning heavily on her chest.
In her hands she cradles, one flat waxed rose
And sighs as...

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Categories: grandparents, lonely, love, old,

Premium Member Broken Heart, For Sale
I have always been alone
I have always been the lonely one
In the corner, quiet and silent
Inside of dreams to come

So with determination
I build and build...

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Categories: beauty, fantasy, introspection, lonely,

Premium Member There Lies Art
The easel beholds a half finishing painting
The paints beside have all hardened
Pain reflected in the partial emptiness
Staring back at that gathered crowd

The sun melts on...

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Categories: art, death, drink, lonely,

THE LONELINESS OF A LOST CLOUD
God named me a straying cloud,
and by His perpetual wish I abide...
as the loneliest cloud floating on the earth's breeze.
I glance below and discover the...

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Categories: lonely, friendship, happiness, imagination, nature,

Premium Member Buried Alive
These walls....
they laugh at me but no one else hears
They steal the very breath of me
...but no one seems to notice
They blare a suffocating silence
Leave...

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© FJ Thomas  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: depression, house, lonely, sad,

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: loneliness, lonely,

Tiger in a Cage
Tiger in a Cage (a stab at men)

Like a caged tiger.
You do not know what is in my den?
There is no worse feeling than the...

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Categories: lonely, abuse, animal, boyfriend, emotions,

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: lonely, absence, angst, cry, dad,

read this please
They hate you because your you
They make up lies and call it true
They're fake behind your back
Hoping someday that you'll crack.

They hate you because your...

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Categories: lonely, betrayal, care, career, change,

Secretly Obsessed
Obsessed with the thought of you
wondering if it's only me or
if you sometimes remember the sweet things you've said
and if you meant them how I...

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© humble b  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lonely, adventure, confusion, dream, fantasy,

Premium Member Mirror Ball
I'm sure this hill is where it stood.
Amazing shapes of stuccoed wood.
A glass-brick, neon stream-lined place.
As if it flew from outer space,

A swing band auditorium,
An...

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Categories: lonely, allegory, allusion, analogy, color,

Cloud 5
Falling from cloud 10 (a self rejection collaboration) 

King Mandalay!

Poet Destroyer, I want to tell you this 
My heart is not ready to sing
I will...

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Categories: friendship, heart, lonely, lost

Premium Member A Heart Lay Broken
A spirit flies alone there's no love true without saying goodbye 
soul searching deeply without sacrifice your gone 
walking golden sands inside the heart all...

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Categories: lonely, dream, emotions, feelings, heart,