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Solitude Poems | Examples of Solitude Poetry

Solitude Poems - Examples of all types of solitude poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for solitude.
Premium Member Boy at the End
My Huskie watches the sailboats From the end of our dock He cannot swim But still considers himself king of the lake Not unlike his chase of robins That flutter from one tree to another Looking down and over their shoulder Singing...Read More
Categories: solitude, father son, forgiveness, prayer,
Form: Free verse

Echoes of unmourned
the flowers he is holding are just one of the reminders of that grief he is holding on so rigidly, prompting a picture of his wife, sniffing the same flowers as she walked the aisle, he smiles stupidly. now...Read More
Categories: solitude, psychological, relationship, sad love,
Form: Rhyme
SENTRY Be ever on duty, it is surely best Never sleep, or even try to rest Or risk losing some precious zest No need to puff out your chest So proud of the regiment’s crest Yet by its history, not obsessed But...Read More
Categories: loneliness, solitude,
Form: Free verse
60 degrees of separation
So many good acquaintances-- I wish I could get to know Alas, we're kept apart-- cuz I made them think I'm too weird, though :( ...Read More
Categories: solitude, feelings, friendship, loneliness, lonely,
Form: Couplet
Outweighing The Chill
Hushed in a fugue of Alpaca wool and rising resin he sits on a stump the relic legs of a mighty giant hewn beneath the axeman's blade its ageless corpse decays sending up those honey...Read More
Categories: solitude, absence, appreciation, gender, nature,
Form: Romanticism

What was it?
Coffee cup in hand, open book in the other, why am i crying?...Read More
Categories: solitude, deep, depression, identity, imagination,
Form: Monoku
One heavy rain day, A little frog has settled Beneath a mushroom....Read More
Categories: beauty, longing, rain, solitude,
Form: Haiku
My Heaven
All I want Is to sit in a field Filled with flowers all around me Sun shinning on me it’s warmth, a soft embrace Listening to the music the wind makes rustling in the soft grass...Read More
Categories: solitude, death, depression, desire, freedom,
Form: Free verse
All In Days Work
Gripped by toiled hand, Hissing sound I hear everywhere Reverberating the youthfulness of my days, Where lullaby and executioner's fierce reign Echoing my ego to whisper in solitude, Where I used to be. This is where I'm in now, Blow torch, leads...Read More
Categories: career, memory, solitude, work,
Form: Free verse
The life that we live we think we can choose. Characteristics, free-will we think we can use. It's all predetermined, no matter our choices. For we always succumb to those inner voices. Believe what you like, it's...Read More
Categories: solitude, appreciation, emotions, growth, happiness,
Form: Rhyme
Glory To The Garden
The utter splendour of garden life, Encompassed by nature, calm and serene, A sanctuary away from all that strife, Oh, what a pleasure it has been! Wondrous sounds competing all around. With eyes closed, I listen in. Standing barefoot on grassy...Read More
Categories: solitude, garden, happiness, imagery, nature,
Form: Rhyme
To Matter
To Matter _______________ Why do I not matter, like the empty rungs of a broken ladder, I’ve tried my hardest for them to see, what a good friend that I could be, yet I’m proven wrong continuously,...Read More
Categories: solitude, anger, depression, emotions, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
The song of the moon
Life seems to prepare the well-trodden road for me I as a good mental patient I throw boulders upon it so large To create obstacles worthy of medals for me, If I could overcome them. I live with grace While I...Read More
Categories: solitude, inspiration, me, nature, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member There All Along
Just simply sit leaving mind alone without trying to change a thing or rush it along. Let it be relaxed and at ease and eventually the Nature of Mind will show its face like a shy fish that has been there all along. (12/31/21, first...Read More
Categories: introspection, silence, solitude, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Leaving Marks
(Canyonlands NP, 2014) Leaving Marks I guess I want to Otherwise why write, talk and paint so much? But I know any mark I leave Will be temporary at best And damaging at worst. Yet still I try. It’s the nature of being...Read More
Categories: art, nature, social, solitude,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Solitude Poems

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