General Poetry posted July 23, 2021


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Reality of being alone when everyone else is gone.

Widow at the Window

by Lana Marie

I'm looking out my window pane
at the world I once knew
Empty streets
Void of children playing.
My husband gone
Kids are grown.
Years gone by locked in my memory
not enough without human touch.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner time
the table set for one.
No conversations had
just me and my iPad.
Scrolling through FB pictures
everyone looks happy,
Lonely tears well up in my eyes




Lonely Poem writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a free verse poem to express the state of loneliness in not more than 15 lines.
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