Loneliness - Poetry from the Heart

Loneliness seeps deep in the bones

Staining the heart with darkness

A poison that turns away gladness

Bitter as gall

Stealing joy and defeating happiness

It makes the eyes see things darkly

Replacing peace with bitterness and anger

Beauty with ugliness and disdain

It eats away – little by little – hope for tomorrow

Fearing that tomorrow will only bring more. . .


Lonely Tonight

© 2015 miss_jkim

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Rochelle Frank 20 months ago from California Gold Country

It is a heartbreaking expression of feeling alone. We can always reach out. Others may be feeling the same emotion. There are caring people everywhere. Wishing you a blessing.

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miss_jkim 20 months ago Author

Thank you for the read and comment Rochelle. Reaching out in a time of loneliness is definitely the key. The world is full of some very lonely people, many of which, allow their loneliness to swallow them up.

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Kamalesh050 19 months ago from Sahaganj, Dist. Hooghly, West Bengal, India

You have precisely described the feeling of loneliness and presented it so wonderfully. Voted Up & Awesome. Shall visit your site again shortly.

Best Wishes, Kamalesh

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miss_jkim 19 months ago Author

Thank you for such kind words Kamalesh, and for the votes. It is not often that words can describe feelings, but when they come. . . I write them.

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