Outsider

August 27, 2010
By bailey94 BRONZE, Wayne, New Jersey
bailey94 BRONZE, Wayne, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
“In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.” -Robert Frost


It's said that solitude is healthy;
I beg to disagree.

Tell that to the boy
Whose most dependable companions
Go by the names of Sorrow and Heartache.

He knows not the light of sun,
Laughter is a foreign concept.
A smile is but a myth
He sees pasted on the faces
Of strangers he will never know.

Are there others like him?
Surrounded by desolate darkness,
Trapped in a forever endless night.

Surrounded by people, he is alone.
Who is the outsider?
Him or them?


The author's comments:
This poem is about the type of loneliness we all feel every once in a while; a loneliness that cannot be cured by the company of others.

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on Sep. 20 2010 at 8:42 pm
bailey94 BRONZE, Wayne, New Jersey
3 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
“In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.” -Robert Frost

thank you!

Zette2 said...
on Sep. 20 2010 at 12:14 pm
Profound!!  You write from the soul!

C0rinn3 BRONZE said...
on Sep. 19 2010 at 3:37 pm
C0rinn3 BRONZE, Elmwood Park, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"Unbeing dead isn't being alive." -- e.e. cummings

so haunting and well written!


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