No Longer Alone in a Crowd

In a group

Surrounded by people

Yet I feel so alone.

I am scared and sad

Barely keeping my life together.

Won't someone reach out to me?

I just need a kind word or

Maybe a genuine smile.

Someone take interest in me and

Be my friend.

Tell me I am worthy of love.

Hug me and show me I deserve human contact.

In a group

Surrounded by people.

I feel so loved and loving.

My life is full.

Many pleasures I enjoy.

I reach out to those around me.

I take interest in their hurts.

I offer a genuine smile.

I give away a kind word.

I offer warmth in the form of hugs.

I let others know they are worthy of love.

I try to be a friend they need.

I give away the attention I so desperately crave.

God's Holy Word, the Bible, tells us in Proverbs 18:24

A man that hath friends must show himself friendly.

Feeling overwhelmed by loneliness? Reach out to someone in your life. Maybe a neighbor needs a friendly hello. Maybe a friend needs a hug. Maybe a cashier needs a smile. Maybe a coworker needs someone interested in them.

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kidscrafts 3 years ago from Ottawa, Canada

Very nice poem! I love your choice of picture, especially the first one that illustrate so well you poem!

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Annie Miller 3 years ago from Wichita Falls, Texas

Lovely poem, lcbenefield. All it takes is the realization that we are never really alone.

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lcbenefield 3 years ago from Georgia Author

kids and Annie, Thanks to you both for reading and commenting. Even when we feel alone and as if no one cares, we are not alone and God cares for us very much.

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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Very beautiful and profound message here. Excellent work!

Voted up ++++ and sharing

God bless you. In His Love, Faith Reaper

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lcbenefield 3 years ago from Georgia Author

Thank you, Faith. May God bless you, too.

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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

Bless you for your lovely poem. I'm reminded of the saying: 'No man is an island.'

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lcbenefield 3 years ago from Georgia Author

Blossom, you are correct. We need each other. We are created as social beings.

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samuel hodges 3 years ago from Winston-Salem NC

Very up-lifting; good job!

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lcbenefield 3 years ago from Georgia Author

Thanks, Samuel, for reading and commenting. Glad you enjoyed it.

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