Deep little ache

March 15, 2011
By emillywithtwoLs SILVER, Black Diamond, Washington
emillywithtwoLs SILVER, Black Diamond, Washington
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Love one another, As I have loved you.

It’s that stretched-out summer stench
Of stillness and exhausted heat
That settles over everything
Like a heavy-woven sheet.

It’s the cold stillness of winter,
The freezing solidity of Iceland
The solidarity and singularity,
Of standing alone in a frozen wasteland.

It’s the last leaf that clings to the tree,
Waiting and waiting to follow suit
With the other leaves and the season,
And Fall,
swirling beautifully to its doom.

It’s that deep little ache,
Burrowed somewhere in your chest.
Some people call it misery,
I call it loneliness.

The author's comments:
This poem is my description of what it feels like to be alone. Everyone feels alone at some piont in thier lives, and it's a strange, aching place to be. I hope that in writing this poem people can relate to the emotion, or better understand those who are going through a depression and hurting.

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.Izzy. BRONZE said...
on Sep. 3 2011 at 6:40 pm
.Izzy. BRONZE, Broadview Heights, Ohio
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I loved how you were able to relate loneliness with the seasons. This was really good, keep writing!


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