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Loneliness

Loneliness is having to buy
your own calendars and coffee mugs
and talking to a TV talk host
over ice cream and a paper plate.

Loneliness is a heart that roller coasters
through a humdrum day
finding comfort and solace
in the endless umbilical of a twilight road.

Loneliness is an airmail birthday
and a store window Christmas
punctuated by a relentless search
of tabletops and doors.

for the friendly message
that never comes.

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  1. Date: 2/17/2012 10:05:00 AM
    loneliness means many things to different people, James, your poem speaks out for those, excellent write, harry

  1. Date: 2/16/2012 8:38:00 AM
    It's the four walls closing in, the phone that never rings, the doorbell gone unrung, it's a song that has no words, a melody lost in the soul, the beginning of the end....yet time and life move on. Guess you touched a nerve lol Enjoyed your poem and its words ring true. God bless !!