Sitting Alone

July 24, 2012
By so_joy SILVER, Navesink, New Jersey
so_joy SILVER, Navesink, New Jersey
8 articles 0 photos 724 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see."


Sitting alone
In a darkened room.
Knees hugged to my chest,
My breath coming in raw gasps of air.
A tear trickles down my cheek slowly,
Appreciating every second of its journey.

I close my eyes,
The pain is too much to bear.
You left me here.
This is where I saw you last.
Somehow,
I still smell,
The smells of our past.
I smell the lilies
You gave me that night.
The smell is overpowering,
Surrounding me in a deafening circle.
The aroma hurts my nose,
I could taste them in my mouth.
Those lilies you gave me were white-
Like the white of a cloud.
A meaningless, cloud.
Then, the lilies’ perfume was sweet and dainty,
Now the scent haunts me like a devil.


That night we sat here
In this very room.
The night we danced
By the open window.
I can almost feel the chilly breeze
Whispering in my ear, now.
On a night like tonight,
The full moon shines
The only light in the room.
It shines on the wall behind me.
That night was a full moon too.
One of your hands was at my waist,
The other at my shoulder.
The sound of a melody
Playing in the background.
It sounded like a lullaby,
With the rhythm of tip-toe, tip-toe.
I remember laughing at us
Dancing by the open window.
Then you kissed me.


I open my eyes.
Pain is shrieking in my heart,
Thundering in my skull.
Angry bullets dance their way in the pit of my stomach,
Making a dreadful knot appear.
You left me here.
Lilies blur my vision,
And I want to cry,
But I can't remember how.
The scent making me in dizzy,
The pain squeezing me into a tight, small ball.
The moonlight flashing through the open window
A reminder of what happened.
A dreadful, traumatizing reminder.


I want to get up,
Break the window glass,
Ruin and destroy the only evidence of you.
But I forget how.
Everything is slipping away...
Away…
Away…
Where are you?



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so_joy SILVER said...
on Apr. 9 2013 at 9:32 am
so_joy SILVER, Navesink, New Jersey
8 articles 0 photos 724 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see."

Thank you!

so_joy SILVER said...
on Apr. 9 2013 at 9:31 am
so_joy SILVER, Navesink, New Jersey
8 articles 0 photos 724 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see."

Thank you so much!

on Mar. 26 2013 at 11:23 am
Pargaran SILVER, New Glasgow, Other
6 articles 3 photos 123 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be who you are, and say what you feel. Because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind."
-Dr. Seuss

Wow, that was so intense. What an amazing poem! I could really feel her pain. Great job. :)

amber603 GOLD said...
on Mar. 20 2013 at 12:09 am
amber603 GOLD, Durango, Colorado
10 articles 0 photos 11 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You know that place between sleep and awake, the place where you can still remember dreaming? That's where I will always love you. That's where I'll be waiting." - J.M.B.

To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure." - J.K.R.

A true piece of pure human emotion, no other words can do it justice, you are an incredible writer and I love your work:)

so_joy SILVER said...
on Mar. 11 2013 at 3:01 pm
so_joy SILVER, Navesink, New Jersey
8 articles 0 photos 724 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see."

Thank you so much!

on Mar. 10 2013 at 1:57 pm
xximjustmexx PLATINUM, Oak Forest, Illinois
46 articles 0 photos 71 comments

Favorite Quote:
There's no god. There's no religion. There's only life, what you do with YOUR life, who YOU let affect YOUR life. Bad things happen to everyone, you just have to learn to deal with them.

This is so amazing, Im speechless.  I can relate to this perfectly.  I love the emotion that is in this piece.  Amazing job

so_joy SILVER said...
on Feb. 20 2013 at 10:12 pm
so_joy SILVER, Navesink, New Jersey
8 articles 0 photos 724 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see."

Thank you!

on Feb. 20 2013 at 6:22 pm
Kparker27 PLATINUM, Groesbeck, Texas
30 articles 17 photos 101 comments

Favorite Quote:
"In the end, it's still best to wait for the one we want rather than settle for what's available. It's still best to wait for the one you love rather than to settle for the one who's around. It's still best to wait for the right person, because life's too short to waste on the wrong one."

Wow! This was awesome! 

so_joy SILVER said...
on Feb. 20 2013 at 9:28 am
so_joy SILVER, Navesink, New Jersey
8 articles 0 photos 724 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see."

Thank you!

Maveric SILVER said...
on Feb. 14 2013 at 2:11 pm
Maveric SILVER, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 articles 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life happens wat realy matters is what you do to get over the bad times

This poem is incredible i can honestly say that i know how you feen and i can also tell you put youre heart and soul into it amazeing

so_joy SILVER said...
on Feb. 13 2013 at 6:59 pm
so_joy SILVER, Navesink, New Jersey
8 articles 0 photos 724 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see."

Thank you so much!

on Feb. 4 2013 at 6:22 pm
The_Open_Heart GOLD, Lincoln, Nebraska
14 articles 0 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Some people come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime."

This poem and it's meaning is fantastic. It broke my heart, I could feel the emotion. Amazing.

so_joy SILVER said...
on Jan. 28 2013 at 11:27 am
so_joy SILVER, Navesink, New Jersey
8 articles 0 photos 724 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see."

Thank you!

Lovergirl GOLD said...
on Jan. 21 2013 at 10:56 pm
Lovergirl GOLD, Gretna, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"don't jugde and ye won't be jugde" matthew 7:1
"If you don't know the trees you will get lost in the forest, but if you don't know the stories you will get lost in life' -Siderian Proverb

i really like this  

so_joy SILVER said...
on Dec. 13 2012 at 9:19 am
so_joy SILVER, Navesink, New Jersey
8 articles 0 photos 724 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see."

Thank you so much!

on Dec. 12 2012 at 10:53 pm
Padoodallee GOLD, Haven, Kansas
13 articles 0 photos 120 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." -Michelangelou

The description and metaphors are what really make this poem fantastic! You should always keep noticing the small details that really grasp the emotion for every poem you write and for every moment in your life. You did a great job!

so_joy SILVER said...
on Dec. 10 2012 at 9:45 am
so_joy SILVER, Navesink, New Jersey
8 articles 0 photos 724 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see."

Thank you! I will

on Dec. 7 2012 at 9:26 pm
AlexanderQ GOLD, Oak Creek, Colorado
12 articles 0 photos 37 comments
Wow this is so descriptive I love it! By the way thanks for reading my story Coffee Shop! I will try to read and comment on all your other poems and hope you could do that for the rest of my stories? Thank you soo much I appreciated the feedback!

so_joy SILVER said...
on Nov. 30 2012 at 10:35 am
so_joy SILVER, Navesink, New Jersey
8 articles 0 photos 724 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see."

Thank you!!!

WR1T3R GOLD said...
on Nov. 29 2012 at 9:12 pm
WR1T3R GOLD, Bloomfield, New Mexico
10 articles 2 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
'Laziness comes from receiving rewards without the effort'

Wow I had to actually catch my breath as I read this. I felt the emotions you were writing about. Absolutely captivating.




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