I was never quite lonely before

By aXe FactoR

Ever since you’re gone
Which was quite a long time ago
I just wanted to let you know
I was never quite lonely before

Days without you were still filled with thoughts
(of you)
I still play the love songs we used to listen
(I just have to)
Silent tears greet my pillow every night
(they were just trying to be friendly)
I kept all our photos the way they were
(you’ll never know, but they still brought a smile to my face)
My walls, they've started singing to me...
(at least I still have company)
I still smile at my friends
(well, at least I tried…)
I realize that I actually loved talking to myself
(yea,... really… …)
Without you, my life doesn’t seem much of a chore
(does it really seem so?)


So, tell me
Was I ever alone?
(No, I don’t think so)
See, I told you…
I was never quite lonely before.



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Copyright 2004 MeLiSsA_BrOkEn_LeOnG
Published on Sunday, June 20, 2004.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • Marek On Wednesday, August 18, 2004, Marek (91)By person wrote:

    Nice one. I really like just about all of this, A couple of lines I would change, but hey, everyone has preferences. I'd probably play with the metre a bit as well. :) Sentiment was awesome!

  • sixsixnine On Monday, July 19, 2004, sixsixnine (488)By person wrote:

    so many times .. i've felt like this.. i met my soul mate but all we got to do was kiss & now i miss.. this piece i can so relate to* great write* 669 *

  • TropicalSnowstorm On Friday, July 16, 2004, TropicalSnowstorm (1722)By person wrote:

    Fantastic! I love your style and the message conveyed in this one. Just wonderful writing! Ciao, T/S Scholar

  • A former member wrote: loneliness is scary. Scholar

  • girlafraid On Saturday, July 3, 2004, girlafraid (497)By person wrote:

    this was like a descent into madness...yet it was a slow and comfortable ride...

  • OLd SouL On Saturday, July 3, 2004, OLd SouL (781)By person wrote:

    This definitely hit a chord within me. In my situation at times I felt that I was incredibly lonely being with that person. Hmmm.. hint #1 it wasn't working out lol. Awesome write.. it dug up alot of feelings . :::OLd

  • A former member wrote: There is alot of strength in this poem. Self awareness and love of self are evident. Great job!!

  • xX pretty vacant Xx On Tuesday, June 29, 2004, xX pretty vacant Xx (65)By person wrote:

    i love the way you've written this. so fucking personal yet something people can relate to. and the emotion kinda jumps out at you. amazing write.

  • Blood of Winter On Monday, June 28, 2004, Blood of Winter (300)By person wrote:

    Well done, this says a lot for the feelings that change before and after you meet someone...

  • Delphoid-Q On Thursday, June 24, 2004, Delphoid-Q (217)By person wrote:

    This was very interesting - a unique style. I must say I relate: it's quite pathetic how I cling to that old photo... Anyhoo, great piece.

  • A former member wrote: this just sang to me. like i've felt this for so long. great job.

  • glasshouse On Sunday, June 20, 2004, glasshouse (568)By person wrote:

    I seriously love this piece. It spoke to a part of me I dont get in touch with often. Great job. -Glass

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