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Below is the poem entitled Solitude which was written by poet William Crocker. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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I spent my summer days In solitude And drank the wine Of long days And silent nights. I read some poems, Heard some songs, And turned the pages Of the past. Often, You came into view And my solitude Closed in on me. Like the shadows, That become the night, The solitude became My loneliness.

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  1. Date: 10/22/2014 9:59:00 AM
    The fine line between solitude and loneliness is that same line between satisfaction and desire. I am lucky to have found this featured piece, William. Very thought provoking.

  1. Date: 10/22/2014 7:43:00 AM
    A most powerful and poignant read! Congratulations on being feautured, well deserved my friend. Would you please comment on my poem "echo in the Wind" and "torrent of bells" Million thx!

  1. Date: 6/15/2012 2:01:00 PM
    Drink from the soliloquy of solitude but leave the heart ajar my friend, so grace can find it's place, have a blessed day and thank you for sharing your emotions, Vienna.

  1. Date: 6/15/2012 1:45:00 PM
    The choice be yours my friend. My you find Peace!