Ones company

by Michael   Nov 6, 2017



Once again-

I break the
ice with loneliness.

The guest, echoes;
sounds of whining.

Dining-
on my emptiness.

A rhetorical diet!
with an appetite
that feeds on silence!
outstaying its
welcome.

..again..

..filling,
the atmosphere;
with stale
conversation.

Rotting the air.

It.

Drags me through
endless days,
painting the
walls; with
perpetual-
purple prose.
while, I
watch it-
dry.

Drowning-

out my
sorrows.

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  • 5 days ago

    by BlueJay

    The flow here is incredible, I couldn't believe I'd already reached the end so I reread the piece about a dozen times. Each time my heart broke a little more. But I feel like the techniques here and the style were all very well used. You had a fantastic rhythm and the way you broke up your stanzas felt perfect. Now on for the loneliness theme, you captured it immaculately. Excellently sorrowfully penned piece.

    • 5 days ago

      by Michael

      Ah Bluejay, thank you for reading and such lovely comments :)x

  • 1 week ago

    by Paul Hirst

    Lovely poem so sad

    • 1 week ago

      by Michael

      Thank you Paul :)

  • 1 week ago

    by Justen Smith

    A sad but enjoyably read

    • 1 week ago

      by Michael

      Thank you Justen :)

  • 1 week ago

    by Kitty Cat Lady

    Ah Michael!
    Loneliness is such an awful emotion and you've given the feel of that just perfectly here. Too many good bits to even pick out a fave line! Brilliant! :-) x
    =^.^=

    • 1 week ago

      by Michael

      Thank you Miss Kitty, always lovely words :)x

  • 1 week ago

    by Matt Carroll

    This is fantastic. Well done.

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