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Best Solitude Poems

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


Premium Member Find Me in My Solitude
I find content in solitude
deep in a quiet woods,
where creatures keep a wary watch; 
and silently in my seclusion,
ponder life, with no intrusion
I walk so...

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Categories: solitude,
Form: Free verse



Solitude
Incessant din of jammed highways
suddenly lulled to deserted streets
quiet of rustle forlorn breeze plays
laughter of birds, smiling sun greets

diamond dews glisten ruby petals
on a palette...

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Categories: self, solitude,
Form: Rhyme
Solitude
I wanted to lie down
on the grass idly
and look at the clouds today
with the wind caressing my hair

It felt just like a day long back
when...

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Categories: love, solitude,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Impressions in solitude

In quest of wisdom supreme
Seeking truth esoteric
Beyond gravity, space, time,
Beyond senses of mankind,
In solitude, musing mind,
She invokes satori dreams
And finds zeal of nirvana
In sublime motifs...

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Categories: solitude, truth, wisdom,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Solitude is my Silent Saviour
No one understands the reason for living,
many prefer to receive without giving.
In a world full of selfish behaviour,
solitude has become my silent saviour.

Instruments are repressed...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, love, solitude,
Form: Sonnet



Poet in Recluse
I relinquish my pen before the storm
of her tears falling upon my bare arm
her gentle whispering breathed in my ear
Muse of mine, adieu to your...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: emotions, solitude,
Form: Rubaiyat
Premium Member My Inner Voice


I leave the daily hustle and bustle
of a city's cacophony of sound.
And head for where the leaves softly rustle 
in the breeze, and no one...

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Categories: solitude, 8th grade, beauty, feelings,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Love Sleeps, Never Dies
An old man
A Grumpy bitter old man
Bitter face
Red nose
Wrinkled beady eyes
Scruffy clothes his best attire

Life has not been kind
So his bitter words bite those around
He...

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Categories: solitude, angel, beauty, child, hope,
Form: Light Verse
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 Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails
Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today...

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Categories: solitude, appreciation, beauty, creation, introspection,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The mustard seed
The mustard seed 

a wild mustard seed took flight 
carried aloft in gathering light 
over thistle'd sage and poppies  
in countless colorful copies

as brash...

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Categories: solitude, children, earth, flower, nursery
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Ruin Gazing
Drawn by subtle intuition
I follow a winding path
into the heart of the woods,
emerging in an open glade
where feeble sunlight falls
upon a moss covered wall.
Isomorphic intimacy...

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Categories: solitude,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Memories - Episode 1
It is said that eyes are the windows into ones soul
If truth be told they reflect ones innermost feelings
The girl observes her with earnest inquisitive...

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Categories: solitude, lost, memory, moving on,
Form: Narrative
you are, i am
open your doors
close all the windows
sleeping's such a bore
suffocate it with pillows

psh, i'm not hellbent
shut your mouth
it's called character development
WOOPS. broke routine again
and the poem's...

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Categories: solitude, absence, beautiful, confusion, dark,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Let me own the Night
Let me own the Night 

Let the others play on bright sun-filled days,
in song and merriment, play on.

Let me own the shadows that seep into...

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Categories: solitude, allusion, metaphor, morning, muse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ADULT LULLABY


In my arms you can forget your troubles
Close your eyes and leave them all behind
I’ll sway you tenderly to loving rhythms
I’ll comfort you to sweet...

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Categories: solitude, health, love, Lullaby, sleep,
Form: Free verse
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: solitude, beauty, fantasy, introspection, lonely,
Form: Free verse
Scarecrow
Blackened Crow circle
  frightened   hardly
     -plucking nightly
the fruits of her harvest

pitchforked hollow eyes watch
   behind the...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: solitude,
Form: Personification
Premium Member The Party
The Party


Everyone is festive
All the ladies in pretty dresses

Champagne in flutes
Flirts in Armani suits

Waiters and penguins
Serving wine and cheeses

Musicians playing tango delights
Diplomats avoiding land mines...

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Categories: conflict, poets, society, solitude,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member AUTISM
I rise at the center of...
Is it a room? This is a face.
There is motion, too fast, too clamorous.
Cryptic and opaque. Shapes shift
into my field...

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Categories: solitude, me, mental illness, self,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Cutting My Losses


Atmospheric grayscale mirrors my mood
where rainbow pastels are loath to intrude,
monochrome perverse looms ‘cross universe -

black powder train, mind is gun barrel gray
cold dispassionate muzzle...

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Categories: solitude, anxiety, dark, depression, emotions,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member WEPT



She roams cross the land her heart so bitter blue
Leaving behind frosty morning dew
Icy veil sadly unkept
Laden woe upswept
She speechless
Wept
Left dreamless
Numb regret windswept
No kind soul...

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Categories: grief, howl, hurt, solitude,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Me, Myself and Ice
Only the cold crunching
of the fresh snow bunching,
and the tired leather boots
as I take that first step

Can be heard right here
by no other frozen ear,
for...

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Categories: nature, silence, snow, solitude,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Against The Light
Facing the silent sea,
he sits in silhouette
against the light
of the scarlet sunset.

In stillness
of stolen gazes,
at seagulls taking flight
he hums~
geriatric euphony.

His languid voice
soars like a delicate...

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© JCB Brul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: solitude,
Form: Free verse
Where The Woods Open
There's a path I always take
down to the river where the woods
are dressed down open
The light of the sky
doesn't shine in your eyes
but leads the...

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Categories: solitude, autumn, imagery, inspirational, lonely,
Form: Free verse