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So Lonely

The air all around me is heavy and dreary,

Been sat here for hours, I am feeling so weary,

The children so long have been tucked up in bed,

The silence, so deafening, engulfing my head.

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With nowhere to turn and no-one whom to speak,

A fear overwhelms me I may become weak,

I promise myself that I will remain strong,

This loneliness will pass. It will not last long.

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A tear slowly travels from eyelash to nose,

I brush it away, but its followed by those,

Tears which flow freely for no reason they fall,

I hate myself thinking these dark thoughts at all.

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When I am alone, my logic mind flops,

I hear my heart pounding and will it to stop,

I just cannot care about things good and cheerful,

I share with my family and friends, just feel tearful.

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The clock on the shelf ticks so loudly and steady,

Time hurries along, I must soon get ready,

My bed, cold and lonely, is waiting for me,

To come, rest my head, and dream sleepily.

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Sleep will not happen, I’ll toss and I’ll turn,

My sadness will deepen, my mind will not learn,

That by feeling this way I do me no favour,

If I made more effort, more enjoyment would savour.

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