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Solitude
by Walter LaVerne Jones

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An old friend explained to me how he was able to overcome an addiction to alcohol.

When my eyes are tired
I slip into your mind
I wander the pathways
of pleasant dreams
I hide in the shadows
of what use to be

In your mind all is quite
no fears and pain do I see
it is a place of solitude
a safe heaven for me

You love me with out thinking
you did not care what I was
no thought to the drinking
you thought I was an angel above

When nights drain my body
the world comes down on me
you give me a place to go, dear
In your mind I am free

God granted me an angel
a child to comfort my sin
a place to fight my addiction
a safe world to live in

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Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader)
Walter I am going to print this one out. Great work. My next poem will be on alcoholism. This truly touched me. Floria
Reviewed by ya mama (Reader)
an amazing write.
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers
Well I'm glad your friend overcame. I'm also happy that you were able to take a hardship and put it into such lovely words. Lisa
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
No wonder my head is so heavy today...lol!!

Excellent write of solitude Walter!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Gaye Dale (Reader)
Sounds like the solace found in the innocence of a child.
A beautiful poem of comfort and a simple love.
Reviewed by Sandie Angel
Beautiful write and wonderful feelings.

Sandie Angel a.k.a. May Lu :o)

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