The Lonely

August 19, 2011
By dancemaniac GOLD, Mansfield, Texas
dancemaniac GOLD, Mansfield, Texas
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Shattered pieces of life. Broken shards of love. Where do I begin with trying to piece them back together? On this chilled winter morning, encompassed by past memories and regrets, I ask myself this question. And, with no satisfying answer, I cry off my face. Again.
Will I ever do anything right? Or is this an endless circle of pain and misery? I fear every aspect of my fragile life can come tumbling down with no return at any given second.
What is happening to me? I'm the ghost of the "me" I want so badly to be. I'm the shell of a girl I used to know very well.
Crying there, in that empty room, I begin to contemplate letting all of the lonely in. I wonder whether to give up, let go. But not yet.
I can't go to bed. The pain of one more night without you kept me and all my senses wide awake, trembling with uncertainty for my future. But I feel the lonelines there. Like a blanket slowly suffocating me, I know it will hold me fast until I can sleep with some sense of peace.
Which is when I begin to slowly let myself go. Humming an
old song, I let go, and all of the lonely takes my place.


The author's comments:
Based off of Christina Perri's "the lonely."

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on Aug. 24 2011 at 5:45 pm
Hazel-daisy GOLD, --, Other
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Favorite Quote:
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else - Erna Bombeck

In three words i can sum up everything I've learned in life: it goes on -Robert Frost

Live, Love, Laugh - ______

Hope, Love, breathe <3 - Me

i love the way this is told and written. I agree with everyone else, the emotions are really good! i like it! :)

on Aug. 24 2011 at 3:49 am
Garnet77 PLATINUM, Sinagpore, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Everything's a triangle." ~ My mother

"Write what you love, write what you care about, because sometimes, it's the easiest way to be heard."

I like the emotion you have throughout this piece. It was very well laid out and put together. :)

paige14 GOLD said...
on Aug. 23 2011 at 8:42 pm
paige14 GOLD, Portsmouth, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
Say what you need to say--John Mayer

Good! The emotion seems very heartfelt and true. A great piece!

on Aug. 23 2011 at 8:25 pm
CarrieAnn13 GOLD, Goodsoil, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by." --Douglas Adams

"The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." --Marcus Aurelius

Wow, you're very good at describing emotions like love!  I have no criticism for this; it's excellent. :)




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