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. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Why?

    • By Carla Peters
    • Published: January 2012
    Why Don't You Love Me?

    Why do you tear me down
    When all I do is build you up?
    Why do you hate me so much?
    Why do you deny my touch?

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    When I read this, I thought I wrote it myself. I have been with my husband going on 6 years. He would drink and come home mad. Sometimes I thought, "This man that I fell in love with is no...

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  10. Alone

    He once again has forgotten me.
    Many unreasonably long hours pass,
    And I am still alone,
    Not one word heard.

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    I am a woman of beauty and love. You promised me a life I dreamed of. We slept in your car and carried along, yet when it came to committing, you dropped the ball. In my mind I can't fathom...

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  11. A Valentine's Wish

    • By Jamie K. Johnson
    • Published: February 2006
    Wishing To Be Loved In Return

    Have you ever set your heart on someone
    Though you didn't stand a chance?
    Have you ever wished that someone
    Would think the way you do?

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    You should ask him why. Why don't he love you anymore? Why is the question that answers everything. Why?

  12. Tears Of Love

    • By Candace
    • Published: August 2009

    Tears of pain run down my cheek,
    wishing I was able to hold the one I seek.

    Tears from my heart I cry,...

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    I am throwing in the towel after 8 years of sadness, disappointment after disappointment, cheating and a guy that doesn't know how to treat a woman!! He's done so much to me over these...

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  13. 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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