Poetry topic idea: isolation

Today’s poetry topic idea is isolation.  In the current situation, isolation is something many people are experiencing.  Because of this, it might be helpful to write poetry about it.  A poet could write about:

  • What it’s like to be isolated. What it’s like not to see other people.
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  • Not being able to go out. This could be related to human interactions or not being able to go places or get things.
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  • Boredom.
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  • What it like to avoid people, for example when someone delivers something.
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  • Worrying about running out of things because they can’t be purchased or ordered.
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  • What will happen when isolation is over. A poet could write about the first things they want to do.
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  • The purpose of isolation.

 

Here is an example poem using the idea of isolation:

it’s almost like
a movie with magic
where the heroes find
that they can defeat the monster
only by being apart