Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Me Myself and I

Poetry Jam
Alone


Alone

When,
I am by myself,
I do not always feel alone.
Where I am it does not matter,
I do not always wish a change.
Why Where When I am solo,
I do not always feel,
much lonesomeness,
when I am,
alone.

There is need,
for time alone.
Time to think and create
Time to be quiet and still
Tine to be grateful for time alone

When with a group of people,
I can feel very much alone.
Where I am does really matter,
I usually want to quickly change.
Why Where When I an in a social group,
I much of the time,
feel more loneliness,
then when I am alone.

Friendship is a great eraser
for the love of time alone.
When there is a great connection,
when there are tested friendships,
where the conversation flows so smoothly.
Time I am thankful for a close friendship,
Time I am grateful in a group.


I am        not alone
under         the stars
Strange          But True
I can be             most alone
At times                         when I am not


17 comments:

  1. a wonderful shape poem...really love the layout and some reflecting moments of time to oneself....

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  2. A lot of truths in your words, Rae. Sometimes we need to choose to be alone. I also agree with your closing lines. We may feel very lonely when we do not seem to be. I like the shape of your poem!

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  3. I know what you mean, Rae. Sometimes it is more lonely to be with a group with one really doesn't feel a particular connection than to be alone with oneself doing what one wants to do. Loved the shape poetry.

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  4. What a beautifully shaped poem... so creative... its true for me also... i love being alone than surrounded by people...

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  5. I love your format on this Rae, and being alone is something very desirable at times. Good to talk to you the other day!

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  6. ha. was this meant to be a concrete poem? it looks like a girl...that is cool....sometimes it is when we are with others that we can feel most alone...realizing we are not alone in this world...another revelation...

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  7. Nicely put...both in words and shape!

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  8. oh i luv your shape poem, what a delight to look at and to read

    have a nice Wednesday

    much love...

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  9. I COMPLETELY relate to this poem. As I spend most of my time alone, never lonely, I can feel my being alone most in a social group where I am the only one on her own. Well expressed.

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  10. This makes me feel and contemplate loneliness, it provokes emotion and stirs the heart.

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  11. LOL Love the shape of your poem. Perfect for alone! Alone and lonely are surely two different things.

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  12. True friendship is the cure for loneliness. I like the way you have set out the poem!

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  13. A charming, insightful shape poem - a form I have never been able to come close to pulling off, myself. This piece is a delight, on many levels.

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  14. Simply awesome! I once heard that loneliness is hell for those who try to escape it but heaven for those who know to enjoy it, and I found it so true... I can see that concept reflected on your poem. I also love the shape you gave it, by the way. As I already said, simply awesome! Thank you for sharing this poetic delight!

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  15. I like how you expressed being alone in a group as well. That's something even I experienced. Nicely written!

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  16. Yes you can be more alone in a crowd than on your own.

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