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Lonely Poems | Examples of Lonely Poetry

Lonely Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about being lonely. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for lonely.
A Lonely Town
Workers in the rice fields, Labourers on agrarian land, They move in rows and columns, They work assiduously until they are spent, Until twilight wears its garment over the region. It's the golden season, The season that precedes the dry, It’s...Read More
Categories: lonely, lost, memorial day,
Form: Free verse

The Black Iron Gate
In this quite garden alone I do sit ...Read More
Categories: lonely, cheer up, emotions, friend,
Form: Rhyme
Her sleep so deep that now it's dark
It's now dark because she sleeps Greedy Loss round about us creeps Snatching souls, and thus into homes seeps This shadow of death and there weeps A child, a father, whose heart into sorrow now steeps So sudden, so awfully...Read More
Categories: change, family, grief, lonely,
Form: I do not know?
Think of me
Close your eyes, see me. That’s where I hope to remain. Resting in your mind. ...Read More
Categories: beauty, humanity, lonely, love,
Form: Haiku
Would you stay with me? Just for a moment, just one. So I can pretend. ...Read More
Categories: angst, loneliness, lonely, longing,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member Deprture
She waited And dimmed Burning The setting sun’s a heavy weight She wallowed Rotting Horizon far behind A heart’s a lover’s lovelorn urn She endured Brazen Tear shaped Hornets stitched her broken skin She remembered Searing Slow dancing fireflies Embers sparkling in his eyes She reached Frail hands Chilled stone and bone Heed...Read More
Categories: lonely, betrayal, break up, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
Fit In
I don't seem to fit in anywhere... It seems as though I'm lost. I stick out in every crowd, I'm so confused every time I move out of my comfort zone. I'm not used to the happenings outside of...Read More
Categories: loneliness, lonely, lost,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To The Lonely Poets
You have to fit your words through the tiniest of pencil points, pen tips, into boxes and drawers with no light, and invisible, be noticed and voiceless, be heard. Yet you keep on, pushing the words through. You write and write and write and write until...Read More
Categories: lonely, poets, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Don't forget to forget
Oh please, don't forget to forget me, when all's said and done when you're through with us.., with me. I know your heart is lonely so is mine.. they're both way past due.. still.., don't forget to forgive and forget, will you? Some...Read More
Categories: lonely, love, me,
Form: Rhyme
Without you
Without you my heart becomes so heavy I can’t help wanting you madly baby Without you my life goes on without sleep Without you I feel like just weep and weep Without you I just...Read More
Categories: lonely, lost love, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lonely Street
We’ve been apart for a while now Chasing after all things new But there’s no gettin’ round it babe The one I’m still looking for is you All my friends try to tell me What’s meant to be is...Read More
Categories: lonely, love,
Form: Lyric
It's been so long, Since I felt another human's touch. Some nights, I want to go spoon. I miss that very much. It's been years since I've been cuddled. I always sleep alone. But my fears of affection, are very well known. I...Read More
Categories: deep, emotions, feelings, lonely,
Form: Rhyme
I almost do
Written on August 25, 2015 10:55 AM And every time I’m sad I wanna run to you Every time I’m happy I wanna rush to you I wanna run to you, my darling, and i hope you know that...Read More
Categories: lonely, feelings, for him, heart,
Form: Free verse
Silent Pain, Screaming
She sees them walking, holding hands And yearns for love like that Where a look or touch meets demands And there's someone to chat Her pain is palpable and loud She wonders if they'll hear Her lone heart aches and wears...Read More
Categories: feelings, heart, lonely, longing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member here and not
lightyears away you're the silence of the midnight air piano notes still linger in my ear AP: 3rd place 2022 Posted on November 17, 2022...Read More
Categories: lonely, longing, love, silence,
Form: Free verse

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Definition | What is Lonely in Poetry?