Treasure Island

Leslie Ching

(January 8,1995- / Toronto, ON, Canada)

Alone


In the depths of silence
Pits of despair
Holes of doubt
Infinite nothing
Pierces the air

Yearning for just
Another human presence
To pass the time with-

Just

Not

Alone

A black hole sucked me in
And won't let go
As much as I tug and shake
Beg and cry

I fell off a cliff
And the sea welcomed me
Three hundred feet below
Swallowing me whole

No

Don't

Leave

Me

Here

Alone

Submitted: Sunday, February 15, 2009
Edited: Thursday, August 11, 2011

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  • Thomas F. Spencer (8/10/2011 12:51:00 AM)

    I hear ya. I can relate alot. Can't say its an enjoyable read with the nature of it and all, but definitely I can relate and understand the sentiment. Good Poem xD (Report) Reply

  • C. P. Sharma (4/29/2009 9:46:00 PM)

    Great poetic talent and maturity of thought. It left me wonder struck that you could write it at so young an age. Keep it up.
    CP (Report) Reply

  • Vinod Ak (4/11/2009 12:18:00 AM)

    Profound thoughts and fabulous expression...from a talented young prodigy! (Report) Reply

  • Eddie Roa (2/28/2009 9:51:00 PM)

    creative use of structure to convey a sense of falling, a sense of being sucked in. A truly imaginative write. (Report) Reply

  • Maia Padua (2/22/2009 7:41:00 PM)

    wonderful write.....with brilliant style and thoughts...
    you are not alone...we are here...(smile)
    realistic piece..there are times in our lives that we feel we are alone....
    feel the hollowness inside us....just a part of life....
    a very good write Leslie....10++++ (Report) Reply

  • ata khan (2/21/2009 7:12:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem
    and i agree with Kiran
    Such a beautiful elevated
    mind can never be alone
    come on cheer up
    10+ (Report) Reply

  • Kiran Raza (2/15/2009 3:00:00 PM)

    i think that this is an amazing poem..
    but sometimes, when people feel like they are alone, they arent. they just need to find the light in their day and keep themselves motivated to get out of the horrific situation they are in. and once they are out, they will look back and realize how strong they were to not give up. (Report) Reply

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