WordsSpeakLouder

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I don't even take myself seriously anymore.

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The Man I'll Never Know

November 8, 2020

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The man on the other side,
Who hides behind a comfortable disguise.
He aches for approval,
Though when it comes it never quite satisfies.

He walks down a path many have walked before,
Yearning for something he may never find.
He wanders the path, often neglecting things of great importance,
In search of something that'll make it all worthwhile,
But every time he moves closer to it, it seems farther away.

Many tell him he's loved,
But he can't seem to let himself believe it.
And although I'll never know him,
I hope he knows that someone out there cares.
Just a quick one hundred word poem I came up with that I needed to write down.
Thank you so much to @Mirkat for the title suggestion, her writing is awesome.

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8 Comments
  • katnissromanoff

    Wow. This is such a beautiful poem. It's so wonderful and amazingly written.
    Re: Thanks so much :)


    6 months ago
  • happygiggles

    Replying- You are now my best friend, lol xD Thank you! ((:

    This piece is a.m.a.z.i.n.g i cannot get enough of it!


    6 months ago
  • dream02

    This piece is so amazing and inspirational!
    Re: awe thx! That means so much to me!


    6 months ago
  • Tushar Mandhan

    Aww...this piece is so amazing!<3
    re: Thanks a lot. It means a lot!


    6 months ago
  • crystalline•galaxies

    re: it is so, so very sad. i agree wholeheartedly.
    also, did i thank you for the encouragement when it comes to figuring out who i am? it really meant a lot to me at that very moment, and i can't thank you enough. your advice is really valuable.


    6 months ago
  • crystalline•galaxies

    this piece is so sweet, oh my goodness! i'm so glad i got to read it today.
    re: yes, it was a little bit of both. i'm so happy that someone caught both the metaphorical and literal way that phrase could have been taken. i'm also really flattered that you think i sound like an awesome person -- it was such an unexpected but absolutely lovely compliment to receive today. you like bugs, too? that's really cool! my obsession has gotten to the point to where i've raised butterflies, ladybugs, ants, beetles, and most recently, cockroaches, so it makes me very happy to find someone who shares that appreciation. :)


    6 months ago
  • ~madeline~

    Re: Thanks so much!! and yep, that's me... :)


    6 months ago
  • mirkat

    oh cool you liked my title suggestion! <3<3<3


    6 months ago