Loneliness

March 1, 2009
By Ishmael SILVER, Alva, Florida
Ishmael SILVER, Alva, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
How could there be any question of acquiring or possessing, when the one thing needful for a man is to become - to be at last, and to die in the fullness of his being.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery


There is a place called Loneliness
where I currently reside,
bewildered by what path did lead here
and which to outward ride.
The people here they do not see me,
except to nod a head,
and read politely of their lines,
with nothing to be said.
They smile when I smile,
and nod correctly at each pause,
and laugh when its appropriate,
but never without cause;
for laughter masks the silence,
the silence in my heart,
that pangs me the most fiercely
when once more I'm apart.
I would ask of you but listen,
if only you would care,
enough to change your act,
enough that I should dare.



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on Aug. 16 2010 at 12:36 pm
kiwi12 PLATINUM, Austin, Texas
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I agree with Riley! It really is.

on Mar. 15 2009 at 9:32 pm
SmileyRiley PLATINUM, Tremont, Illinois
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"You can be a victor without having victims and you can stand tall without standing on someone"

wow this is amazing


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