Dash Black


I Alone


Nobody but nobody can make it alone
Maybe that’s true, alone one can’t make a home
But what happens when you get contaminated?
And everyone leaves you unattended?

I and I alone will make it through
I too, I like company like you do
Except company unlike you likes me not
But I’ve go’ to make it no matter how ‘cause life’s too short

If only I had a shoulder to lean on
A voice to lead me on
Or a single ear to listen to my disgraceful moan
But here I am singing the saddest song

But life goes on
Even without a shoulder to lean on
Time ticks still
Even without a voice to lead me on
The joke still plays on
Even as I sing this sad song
And I, I alone will make it alone.

Submitted: Sunday, August 25, 2013
Edited: Monday, August 26, 2013
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (I Alone by Dash Black )

Enter the verification code :

  • Patricia Grantham (8/26/2013 8:58:00 AM)

    We are never alone on this big planet. If you want to have a friend show
    yourself as being friendly. No man is an island unto himself. Let your
    love shine on someone else no matter how small it may seem. Good write. (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. The Communists Are Not At All The Good Men, Bijay Kant Dubey
  2. Pleading to God?, Dr John Celes
  3. Restricted!, Geetha Jayakumar
  4. Seemith!, Geetha Jayakumar
  5. Fashion Girls, Bijay Kant Dubey
  6. How Suicide Works 3, C Jay Caputo
  7. Under The Moonlit Nights, I Think of Kis.., Bijay Kant Dubey
  8. The Poet Is A Liar, A Great Liar, You Ma.., Bijay Kant Dubey
  9. A Poet, Chris Newton
  10. Insomnia, petra pen

Poem of the Day

poet Christina Georgina Rossetti

Where sunless rivers weep
Their waves into the deep,
She sleeps a charmed sleep:
Awake her not.
Led by a single star,
She came from very far
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]