Alone Poems

Poems About Feeling Sad, Alone And Depressed

Being or feeling alone is one of the saddest places to be. You can have all the money in the world but if you don't have anyone to share it with, you have nothing. The need for human companionship is universal. In ancient times, people stuck together because they literally needed each other to survive. In today's world, we tend to spread out and live more isolated lifestyles. In some ways this is a luxury. In other ways we had it better when we lived in close proximity. Humans are creatures of community and need each other for companionship.

Poems About Feeling No One Cares

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Poem About Hiding The Truth From People
My Mask

My smile hides my tears.
My laugh hides my screams.
It's been this way for years.
Things aren't as they seem.

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This poem really talks about me. Since I started my high school, I have been wearing a mask. Nobody understands me, and all my friends are just hypocrites, so I decided to always wear my mask.

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Poem About My Mask That Always Smiled
Mask

Analysis of Form and Technique

I was once sad and lonely,
Having nobody to comfort me,
So I wore a mask that always smiled,
To hide my feelings behind a lie.

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I can really relate to this poem so bad. I'm 12, turning 13. My close friends know me as a jolly person, but they didn't know that when I am not with them I am always in agony. I may have...

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Loneliness Hurts Poem
  • By Jo
  • Published: June 2011
I Wish I Wasn't Alone

Analysis of Form and Technique

Once when I was little
I was happy and carefree.
I used to run around laughing
Until it was time for tea.

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This is awesome. I wish I wasn't alone. I've been away from my family for the last two years.

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  • By Brian Terry
  • Published: December 2012
Be Silent With Me

I walk on a path deep in a forest and the noise of loneliness fills my head.
I think of all my friends and family that are long since dead.

I listen to the wind blow through the trees, on my face I can feel the warm summer breeze.

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My friends know me as a person who makes them smile. If I don't say anything, they question me. It sucks. Behind the laughter or smiles I give people, I am never gonna tell them how I feel....

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Lost Soul

You pass me on the street and out eyes briefly meet.
You hold the door open for me as I enter behind you.
I say thanks, but you have no idea that my mind is blank.
In the elevator you crack a joke, I flash a smile, ...

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I lost my mom when I was an infant, and later that year I lost my dad. I never had parents while growing up. No one cared about me. I was alone all the time. I cried myself to sleep. My...

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Feeling Lonely Poem
And I'm The Girl

I'm the girl, who hides behind a smile everyday.
I'm the girl, who has a tough exterior.
But that's not who I really am.
I'm the girl, who has a lot of problems,...

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I can totally relate to this. Through most of middle school, I have felt the way you felt. I have always felt like I was lonely and didn't have any friends. Anyone who feels the way this poem...

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Poem To Family I'm Suffering
Pay Attention

You only see
What you want to see,
Letting other things pass you blindly.

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  • By Terri Edwards-Russell
  • Published: March 2012
The Nightmare Of Abuse

How are you feeling? What's going through your mind?
Is that dream you're dreaming hurting deep inside?
You wake up hearing yelling, yelling in your room,
You wonder who it is then you realize it is you,...

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It happened to me as a small child from 5 till I was 8 by my great uncle. I never told anyone. Now I'm a mom and 33. I fail at relationships.and don't trust letting my kids with most guys....

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Feelings Of Abandonment

I keep looking for comfort from you
I sit and wonder if your love is true
You see me crying
Inside you have to know I'm dying...

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I just don't understand why this had to happen to me. I didn't do anything & I wish I was dead or never born. My dad left when I was not even 3. My mom & I moved around a lot & finally my...

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Poem About Loneliness and Depression
  • By Mikayela Dzenowski
  • Published: February 2014
A Lonely Star

A lonely star
Sits in the sky
It starts to flicker
and begins to cry...

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The loneliness is getting to me too. The worst part is I was always that friend that helped others in their time of need. But when it's their turn to repay the favor they don't pull through.

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