Loneliness at birth ......

To wonder of where it originates lying
beneath shelters of shaded solitude
Like so many I suppose
yet we remain
We're born into it I'm sure
like the rebirthing a crippling deformation
That every one looks at first
upon introduction
And then even too late
even upon the cure
the damaged sychy already deformed
So much so that the
very image of beauty in a woman
Brings not but an echo
an echo of loneliness so complete
the futility already felt
The heartbreak already felt
the affair complete
Even before an introduction
And still ......it is what it is
and its reality not so bad
this pain
For loneliness bears its own
children
And even lays them away
when the time to
leave this world
comes slowly by






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ImKarn23 3 years ago

omg, Cowboy - mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm....

not exactly infused with optimism, but - so raw and so real!

i so share your pain, my friend..

so understand..

up and sharing..


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vocalcoach 3 years ago from Nashville Tn.

Once again, you have demonstrated your immense talent! I believe we have all felt this type of loneliness at one time or another. (you may want to fix the typo in the title.) :)

Thank you for sharing your poetry. Up and sharing.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and beautiful. So poignantly sad. Enjoyed this and passing it on.


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ahorseback 3 years ago Author

Leslie Thank you my dear ! It is what it is huh , so much stupid baggage !lol......Ed


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ahorseback 3 years ago Author

Vocalcoach , A lovely new photo of you there me lady! Thanks for the tip !......:-}


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ahorseback 3 years ago Author

gypsy my girl ! Thank you for always being there !.......Ed


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wayne barrett 3 years ago from Clearwater Florida

Ed: Very powerful words and so true. Brings to minds words that are so flippantly spoken to children who, after decades of living, are still affected by the influence.

be mindful of what you say, before you say it...but you my friend have said it so well....Wayne.


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Valorie Esquilona 3 years ago from Philippines

Wow, awesome! thanks for sharing this beautiful poetry of yours.


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ahorseback 3 years ago Author

Wayne , thank you for sharing this , understandingly !....Ed


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ahorseback 3 years ago Author

Wayne , You are so right about that !Oh thanks for your kindness !....Ed


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ahorseback 3 years ago Author

Valorie ! Thank you sweety ! For sharing !....:-}

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