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The Eclectic Pen - Alone

By: Tina S. (cajunace)   + 5 more  
Date Submitted: 11/11/2009
Last Updated: 11/12/2009
Genre: Literature & Fiction » Poetry
Words: 366

  Today had so many ups and downs that I couldn't quite keep track.
But I finished the day as I always do, not wanting to go back.

To the life that I am living, the one that keeps me down.
The one that I have lived so long, the one that keeps me bound.

I managed to do a little soul searching, while I was winding down the day.
I'm not sure if I like what I've found, or if I even want to say.

But that is the whole point, in this journey to find me.
I guess I have to be glad, that I am starting to see.

I discovered tonight, that I don't really want to be alone.
I just don't want to be where I am; I still feel the need to be gone.

Yet when I'm gone, I hate the loneliness I am left with.
There is no one there to share, no one to give my soul a lift.

At least with you, I know you'll always be there.
Even if I don't feel your love, or even that you care.

I know that you do, you've just forgotten how to show me.
I know that I still do, that much I can see.

The love is not the problem; it's the passion that I miss.
You've forgotten how to hold, you've forgotten how to kiss.

You've forgotten how far a touch can go, or even a caress.
You've forgotten all these things, but that doesn't make me want them less.

A compliment that I don't have to ask for would mean the world to me.
How do I know you still want me, if you don't let me see?

That I mean as much to you now, as I did, way back when.
That you still find me attractive, you don't have to pretend.

I know what I once was and I see what I am now.
Maybe it doesn't matter to you, but I just can't see how.

You could still love me, as much as you did before.
When you can't show it and I can't feel it anymore.

We go through life, just living, the feelings are all gone.
We both have each other, but were really both alone.

Please let me know what you think of my writings. I am looking for honest feedback.
Thank You

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