Lonely Poems

Lonely Poems

Poems about Loneliness

After a breakup, there is a great feeling of loneliness that overcomes us. For so long, we felt that we were a part of something bigger than ourselves. Suddenly we are left with the realization that we no longer have another to lean on. The loneliness is overwhelming. We have become used to having someone with us all the time. We probably made all our decisions together. To suddenly be alone after intense togetherness is a very lonely feeling.

25 Sad Love Poems about Loneliness

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  1. 1. Gone Forever


    • By Dane Yule
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2008 with permission of the Author.

    I miss the times when you were here,
    Telling me to have no fear.
    To hold my head up high and strong,
    Add happy notes to my sad song.

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    I fell in love with my best friend. We met so unexpectedly, and we trusted each other immediately. We would talk for hours about his problems, about how he got dumbed by a girl he loved. I...

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  3. 2. 6 Lonely Tears

    • By Angela Pilant
    • Published by Family Friend Poems April 2015 with permission of the Author.

    First I shed a single tear because we are apart,
    wanting nothing but to be with you,
    to make a brand new start

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    We’ve been best friends since like 5 years ago when we were so young. We shared moments together, and we completely understood each other. As days passed by, was naturally cared for each...

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  5. 3. Should Have Told You I Loved You

    • By Samantha Ganley
    • Published by Family Friend Poems November 2013 with permission of the Author.

    You said you didn't love me.
    You said you didn't care.
    You said I wasn't worth it,
    And then you gave me a stupid stare.

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    • Rating 4.45
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    I'm a junior, but this happened in my freshman-sophomore years. I became friends with a strange but well-known jock. He was kinda considered a class smarty pants. Within three months of our...

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  6. 4. Kiss My Soul, Heal My Heart

    • By Avi Fleischer
    • Published by Family Friend Poems April 2018 with permission of the Author.

    I'm sitting here alone, my thoughts within the past,
    Thinking about you, a love I hoped would last.
    Your warm and tender heart that seems so far away,
    This yearning deep inside me that I must obey.

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    Hello, your poetry is so powerful. You put into words exactly what I struggle to convey. I've been living in Michigan since childhood, and there's a girl whose apartment I lived near. For...

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  7. 5. Love Is Not All

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    Love is not all: it is not meat nor drink
    Nor slumber nor a roof against the rain;
    Nor yet a floating spar to men that sink
    And rise and sink and rise and sink again;

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  8. 6. Sometimes I Get Lonely

    • By Emily B
    • Published by Family Friend Poems March 2015 with permission of the Author.

    Sometimes I get lonely
    Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
    Always connecting but not connected

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    • Rating 4.31
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    Before Covid hit, I was very happy living my 11-year-old life, but when it did, well I felt very lonely. I relate to this poem so much because everything described (and more) is exactly how I...

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  9. 7. A Dream Girl

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    You will come one day in a waver of love,
    Tender as dew, impetuous as rain,
    The tan of the sun will be on your skin,
    The purr of the breeze in your murmuring speech,

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    • Rating 4.24
  10. 8. The Kiss

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    I hoped that he would love me,
    And he has kissed my mouth,
    But I am like a stricken bird
    That cannot reach the south.

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    Yes! Been there! It kinda takes away from the romance. It might be best to keep trying to fly south.
    Jac Judy A Campbell

  11. 9. Lone Gentleman

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    The gay young men and the love-sick girls,
    and the abandoned widows suffering in sleepless delirium,
    and the young pregnant wives of thirty hours,
    and the raucous cats that cruise my garden in the shadows,

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    • Rating 3.98
  12. 10. Soul Mates

    I searched but never found you.
    The paths we traveled never crossed
    And now my life is winding down,
    And I fear all hope is lost.

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    • Rating 4.64
  13. 11. Walls

    • By Mssparklyone
    • Published by Family Friend Poems December 20, 2022 with permission of the Author.

    It’s cold and it’s dark,
    In this place that I hide,
    I’ve built up these walls,
    I let no-one inside.

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    I appreciate the honesty and transparency of this important poem. It is very meaningful to me.

  14. 12. Where Do I Go?

    • By Lisa Griffin
    • Published by Family Friend Poems June 2008 with permission of the Author.

    Where do I go
    When I'm feeling so lost and I don't want to be found?
    When I'm looking and listening for that peace in my heart.
    But I know I'll never hear that sound.

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    I grew up watching my mother get beaten. We were homeless for a period of time (and then she went back to him. I never understood why). My sister and I went into foster care. Now I think it...

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  15. 13. What Is Love?

    • By Ronita Lee
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2008 with permission of the Author.

    What is love
    and why does love never find me?
    Instead, broken hearts surround me,
    And once again the wrong man found me,

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    • Rating 4.33
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    Dear Ric,

    I've suffered for so long myself asking this question, however, this is what time has taught me. Love isn't a thing that you see from others and want to have the exact copy of;...

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  16. 14. Lost In Time

    There are people all around me,
    Yet I can't help but feel alone.
    And although he says he loves me,
    He no longer lets it show.

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    • Votes 152
    • Rating 4.47
  17. 15. Waiting...

    Waiting for you to call...
    Knowing that you won't...
    Hoping for you to come by...
    Waiting...

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  18. 16. Waiting

    Imagine the sun sinking
    and dim turns to dark.
    The silence that surrounds you,
    the shadows that make their mark.

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    • Rating 4.41
  19. 17. The Stars Above

    • By Emily
    • Published by Family Friend Poems March 2009 with permission of the Author.

    Orange and pink shoot across the sky.
    I can see it from where I lie.
    The sun is setting, going to sleep,
    The dark surrounds, like the ocean deep.

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    Thank you for helping me cry. I usually stop myself, but this time I let them go. Thank you again. Your poetry is beautiful.

  20. 18. The Weathering Of Love

    • By Quinn
    • Published by Family Friend Poems August 2017 with permission of the Author.

    I'm sorry I love you as more than a friend,
    But the love that I have doesn't come to an end.
    You dwell in my thoughts, and to my mind I will keep
    A love that's for you, a love I hide deep

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    • Rating 4.38
  21. 19. Soul Mate

    • By Jacob Pagan
    • Published by Family Friend Poems October 2013 with permission of the Author.

    Inquisitive, I view the couples everywhere;
    Peaceful and glee, as both lives are shared.
    When will it be my turn, I start to ponder;
    Deeper into thought I begin to wander.

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    • Stories 4
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    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 429
    • Rating 4.36
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    I know what the poet is going through because that's how I felt waiting for the one to come and save me from my acute agony. But after 17 years of waiting, he has finally arrived. He is...

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  22. 20. Your Heart Is All I Want

    • By Loreimi A. Benitez
    • Published by Family Friend Poems December 8, 2023 with permission of the Author.

    The moon is down
    I lie alone
    I have a vision about you
    About your laughter

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    • Rating 4.32
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    A very moving poem - I like the way you have used so many of the senses of sight, smell, etc. Best wishes, Ann.

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