Solitude This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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Solitude
So alone.
Cold now.
I lie here waiting for the heavens.
I do not fear death,
I fear isolation.
Frantic searches through the phonebook ­produced nothing;
No one is coming for me.
A camera is the source of the only memories
I have left;
Flashes of perfection clutched now in ­desperation.
Heart stops.
An egregious lunge toward bedside table,
Past tissue for prescription.
A sorrowful old man
With sorrowful news,
I am not well.
I desire someone to tell,
Anyone.
Such luxuries desert me.
I lie here waiting for the heavens.
Cold now.
So alone.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.






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lenny249 said...
Nov. 17, 2009 at 9:22 pm
This is so deep!! I cannot believe the talent in this young man! Very impressive!!
 
tracy1982 said...
Aug. 3, 2009 at 2:59 pm
This is very touching. I agree, VERY talented!!
 
Jim G. said...
Aug. 2, 2009 at 2:47 pm
WOW!! A teenager wrote this? Hard to believe. This is a excelent poem!!! Dave
 
Fun girl said...
Jun. 27, 2009 at 10:00 pm
This as an amazing poem! What a talented young man this is:)
 
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