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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



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: solitude, conflict, depression, forgiveness, hope, love,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The Fallen Poet
(The Fallen Poet)

Shadows, fall from the east
Winter show, white meadows,
Compelling words lost, in a silent world
Beautiful, Bloomingdale is how it goes
Apocalypto-- my very own limbo
Alone...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: solitude, absence, confusion, depression, emo, how i
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Poetry Collection

Hourglass

Sand falls
Through the glass
Love falls
Within the past
Memories dance
They never last
Head in my hands
As I stare overhead
At the hourglass


Falling Down Stairs

Stairs broken
Wheels unspoken
I fell
Grasping for air
Are...

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Categories: solitude, art, guitar, humanity, introspection, longing, music,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member No such thing as forever
We all arrive alone naked and vulnerable,
crying our eyes out, not knowing -
this is the first day of the rest of our life.
I guess the...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: solitude, analogy, death, life,
Form: Free verse



Sweet Sugar Cookies and Peanut Butter Bars
"I dream of Candy!"

Sweet cakes and peanut butter squares 
A living diabetic's nightmare. --  My heart 
sings to the beat, Under the Neutron Star...

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Categories: solitude, addiction, candy, fantasy, funny, passion, silly,
Form: Alliteration
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 Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo

Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today starts my anticipated forest trek,
seeking salvation from...

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Categories: solitude, appreciation, beauty, introspection, nature, self, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
How Do I Love Thee - Let Me Count The Ways

1.
and every time i see you it is for the first time 
still my heart skips a beat
and every time we kiss it is our first 
and...

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Categories: solitude, love,
Form: List
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: solitude, dream, love, passion,
Form: Free verse
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: solitude, friendship love, humanity, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Rose Bowl
The sky is one gigantic bowl of pink
turned upside down,
spilling soft rosy petals that peeked out
from beneath snow white billowed clouds
till - fully blossomed -...

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Categories: solitude, love, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Passion in Black and White - Erotic Verse
POTD 7th Mar 2018

I trust you like the music video clip which enhances the poem

Like dark molten honey caressing her tongue
and soul food for taste...

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Categories: solitude, romantic, sensual, sexy,
Form: Narrative
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: solitude, angst, animal, death, fate, grief, longing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Floccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Bread
Floccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Bread
       ( First of Three Poem Trilogy )

I

I've no problem with bardolatry fans
their barmecide and...

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Categories: solitude, appreciation, art, character, meaningful, poets, slam,
Form: Rhyme
Jesus
On the day our eyes open to the prism of the sun

On that day, Winter solitude  would be gone

The avalanche of differences melts into...

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Categories: solitude, blessing, easter, forgiveness, jesus, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Inner Voice


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

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Categories: solitude, 8th grade, beauty, feelings, how i
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Awakening
POTD 5th Feb 18

Dedicated to Ken, a good friend of mine who had to give up a brilliant ballet, ballroom dancing and stage career when...

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Categories: solitude, dance, growth, journey, lost love,
Form: Couplet
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: solitude, beach, emotions,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Soothing serenades
Pained piano keys compose 
a chorus-less composition.
Melancholic moods crave
to sway back and forth  
like bluebells and lilies dancing,
when kissed by the morning breeze

Forlorn flute...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: solitude, analogy, deep, sad,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Innocence lost
In the midst of midnight dreams,
like a whisper, soft and subtle,
her soul floated like a butterfly.

Reaching the province of Paphian passion,
portraying Aphrodite's desire for Adonis,
solitude...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: solitude, passion,
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...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: change, destiny, fate, nature, solitude, winter,
Form: Rhyme
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: angel, beauty, child, hope, solitude,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Moth
A lone moth flits around my front porch light
as wind blows through my window, luring me
to step outside into black velvet’s night.

I search the sky,...

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Categories: solitude, lost love,
Form: Sonnet
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: solitude, adventure, dark, deep, depression, loneliness, voice,
Form: Epic