Sunday, January 4, 2015

The Loneliness

Cold and damp
Down through my bones
A chill that won't respond to
A blanket or
A fire

The only warmth comes
When the loneliness leaves
And slinks off
To the dark place
Under the bed

For no one else
To notice
The hole it digs
The chill it causes
The tears it brings

Every time.

(xposted from my fet account)