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Loneliness
by Ed Matlack

Friday, August 15, 2003

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From a time in my life when loneliness & suicide seemed the only way for me to live & die...

                      -LONELINESS -


 


In a world; all alone,


How all alone am I.


Loneliness is like the ocean on a stormy day.


The beach, deserted;


Felt is only the wind,


Seen is only the thrashing waves,


The grey and darkening skies


Ominous and threatening are they.


Emptiness is all around,


In a world of loneliness.


 


In a world; all alone,


How all alone am I.


Lonely as an empty plain.


Miles, miles, nothingness;


Viewed only by me.


Just the appearance, a sea of grass;


Blowing, flowing with the wind;


Dim and dismal are the skies.


Emptiness is all around,


In a world of Loneliness...


 


 


 


 

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Reviewed by Lois Christensen 3/27/2012
Been there too.l
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 6/18/2007
poignant
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 8/20/2003
Awesome! Painful emotions have produced/inspired you to write this gem, yet, I'm so glad that you overcame your depression. I'm looking forward to reading some of your works inspired by a giddy, happy experience of yours!
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 8/17/2003
Good write on the darker emotions.
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader) 8/16/2003
Ooo I like the imagery in this piece, everything portraying that Loneliness so well!!!! Excellant!
~Nikki~
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 8/16/2003
Thoughtfully expressed. You've captured the essence of depression.
Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw) 8/16/2003
excellent expression and so glad that you are still around... thank you for sharing this... stay strong...
In Spirit,
Bear
Reviewed by Bonnie Torrente 8/16/2003
Darling, this is serious depression!
If you ever feel this way again, go to the DR. There's amazing new drugs available now, so no one has to feel like that any longer.
You penned it perfectly.

Bonnie
Reviewed by Jill Eisnaugle 8/15/2003
I can relate to your sentiments, Ed. It is sad when we feel so disconnected and isolated from the world, as a whole. I find my strength in prayer, my faith and my writing. I hope you are able to find comfort in some way, as well.
In Peace,
Jill
Reviewed by Dee C. 8/15/2003
Many can relate to these feelings...
Very heartfelt write!
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 8/15/2003
This is sad and tends to send a note of despiration. So glad you have moved forward from this path. A chilling write...~SH~
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