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Jennifer ParksNolan as LeJenD'Poet

(2/19/1976 / Grapevine, TX)

Mistress of Loneliness

I am the mistress of loneliness,
the one who sheds quiet tears,
the being within all of us,
the being we most fear.
I sit alone, night after night
with nothing at all to do.
I have no friends to talk with,
no one to tell secrets to.
I walk alone in crowds of people.
I am alone when all are around.
I am uncomfortable around strangers,
I merely stare at the ground.
I am a wallflower at social gatherings,
sitting quietly by myself,
daydreaming of what it would be like
to be taken off my “shelf”.
I am the mistress of loneliness,
I dwell in everyone.
I am the mistress of loneliness,
destined to never have fun.

Submitted: Friday, February 16, 2007
Edited: Saturday, January 15, 2011
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