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.

Sad Love Poems about Loneliness

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  1. Where Do I Go?

    • By Lisa Griffin
    • Published: June 2008
    Where To Go For Help

    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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  3. 6 Lonely Tears

    Poem About Crying Yourself To Sleep

    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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  4. Sometimes I Get Lonely

    • By Emily B
    • Published: March 2015
    Poem About Waiting For The Phone To Ring

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

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  6. Gone Forever

    • By Dane Yule
    • Published: May 2008

    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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    It's been three months since I came out of a toxic relationship. I definitely fell in love with a sociopath. I remember the beginning of our relationship was so beautiful and memorable but...

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  7. A Dream Girl

    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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  8. The Stars Above

    When I Was Lonely

    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.

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  10. Kiss My Soul, Heal My Heart

    Love, Betrayal, And Heartbreak

    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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  11. Should Have Told You I Loved You

    • By Samantha Ganley
    • Published: November 2013

    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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    I'm a sophomore, and when I was in 6th grade, I liked a guy, and we would always flirt. Then in 7th grade we started dating, but it was the worst relationship. We wouldn't talk to each other...

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  12. What Is Love?

    Why Haven't I Found Love?

    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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    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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  13. Love Is Not All

    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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