Web of Loneliness Poems

Poems of the Lonely

Hoping, but Always Denied


Too often so isolated

Abandoned in a void of pain and despair

Without a sense of being wanted

By anyone at all out there

 

A desire for companionship so strong

Striving to embrace some future shining sun

Yet no one lovely did ever come along

That would want and provide one

 

No one to call upon in times of great need

Like a single bent tree in strong winds having grown

A rose bed of love now just full of weeds

Never really having been properly sown

 

No one special with which to share wealth obtained

An absence of kind words and a warm embrace

A shirt dark, wet and stained

By trails of tears falling from one’s face

 

A dark figure of dread casting their shadow,

Over one’s existence and place

Marching with time’s relentless flow,

Withering away one’s will at pace

 

All from a sad and lonely heart

 

–          WW, 2010

 

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