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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.
The Silent Widow
Here sits the widow silent and pale, from the heart of darkness her sorrows hail. Mournful eyes, shattered thoughts, bloodless veins and soundless calls. With her broken heart her mind would plea, her eyes are...Read More
Categories: confusion, grief, hurt, lonely,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member the hem of sunset
He seemed a lonely man Not alone Yet lonely Not seeking companionship Yet never really alone. At times It seemed People gravitated Toward his orbit Circled Pondering His presence Questioning Its necessity. He drifted Through a universe Unknown To those who thought Themselves The center Of theirs. He took the hand Of sunrise Walked with it Through the day And...Read More
Categories: lonely,
Form: Free verse
lost in romance
. i vision her ...Read More
Categories: crush, imagery, lonely,
Form: Romanticism
I wish it would have been a war that was the explanation for the reason you are not around, the reason I don’t hear the sound of your voice anymore. No, I don’t hear it anymore. And I wish it...Read More
Categories: depression, loneliness, lonely, lost
Form: Rhyme
????? Sing the songs of an angel. Luminous blinding light at night. Perpetual faith consumes the sight. The woes of a crying child. Pains my ears every night. Slaughtered heart. Venomous blood. All I knew was pain. Trusting my gut. Begging for help. Yet the pains...Read More
Categories: lonely, cry, goodbye, grave, hurt,
Form: Free verse

Being Alone
Is it just too dark, Or have you left me I feel so dark and cold I just feel so… so strange I don’t know who I am anymore Someone save me before it’s too late The light is shining bright, But...Read More
Categories: lonely, 9th grade, confusion, dark,
Form: Free verse
Quiet Now
You sit there rocking, no more people talking, drifting with the wind across the grain. It’s peaceful like you planned it. No one make’s demands it’s quiet now and every day’s the same. It’s a shame that something pure and free, became a...Read More
Categories: lonely,
Form: Rhyme
To be mis understood is to be absorbed A rejection of existence by the listener The communicator communicating But the message is dissonance It has happened one two three many times Too much so that...Read More
Categories: heart, lonely, longing, love,
Form: Blank verse
Missing you
Do only flesh and blood miss someone? Not like plastic toys Once played put back in a cubby Collecting dust till it’s held again But I’m made of flesh and blood Not a toy with hands needing play A toy...Read More
Categories: lonely, longing, loss, lost,
Form: Free verse
Smiling Mirages
The sand of the sea, what are they to me? Smiling mirages that drift by in lines. Tried building castles but it seems to be, the waves take them down every time. I guess there’s a beauty in...Read More
Categories: loneliness, lonely,
Form: Rhyme
Orbit or forfeit but never collide You’ll just mess it up like last time On a beach in St. Augustine, Florida, I thought I wanted you. Orbit or forfeit but never collide You’ll just mess it up like last...Read More
Categories: lonely, anxiety, beach, beauty, desire,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Through The Passage of Time
Waking up in the light of day, Staring at the walls, Hoping all is ok. The nightmares show all my visions, So that I am able to make a decision. All those dreams that I remembered, Showed my energy that was...Read More
Categories: care, friendship, lonely, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member This cold, cold, cold night
This cold, cold, cold night. Moon behind whisps of clouds is its light. Temperature falling, chills grow. What the hell does the moon, the stars and the night really know? About how broken me be? Love does not...Read More
Categories: lonely, absence, age, dark, hurt,
Form: Free verse
Story Of My Life
Why can't my heart just accept I've always been a reject Friends I never truly had Making me blue and so sad Laughed at every single day My life was in total dismay Why can't others look and see More than the...Read More
Categories: lonely, friendship, how i feel,
Form: Rhyme
One For Sorrow
Two crows upon a pole were poised On this tranquil August evening Count one for sorrow, two for joy In the golden daylight leaving But no one else was there to see How closely they were huddled And there was no...Read More
Categories: bird, loneliness, lonely,
Form: Rhyme

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