Treasure Island

Stefan Hanson


The Difference


To speak on
That which has been so
Widely spoken
By those that come
Before and after me

To be alone
We all know
To be alone
I can fight that

Isn’t it
Every man and women’s
Fight on the path of life

But there’s a difference
From being alone
And loneliness

I can handle
The former
On my own

But it is
Loneliness
The pure and untainted
Emotion
That colors the sky
Gray
Blocks the sun

For which there’s no external defense
Cause it strikes from within.

Submitted: Sunday, March 13, 2011
Edited: Sunday, March 13, 2011

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