Mark R Slaughter


Lonely We


Lonely you, lonely I,
Lonely together; here we lie.
Lonely me, lonely you,
Lonely in love, O! what to do?

Lonely us, lonely we,
Lonely alike, just you and me:
Lonely allies;
Life mundane makes
Lonely souls to cry in pain.

At least this mirror helps my plea -
Some lonely cheer in what I see -
To share my pain to some degree:
Another lonely I with me.


Copyright © Mark R Slaughter 2009

Submitted: Monday, February 23, 2009
Edited: Tuesday, May 24, 2011

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