Verna Torres

Alone - Poem by Verna Torres

If there ever were a time
that I needed someone near.
That time would be now
if it wasn’t for my fear.

Never get too close
and certainly be aware,
that even the nicest guy
will leave you just beware.

I try not to focus
and assume I know the end.
But my mind is my worst enemy
and my heart will never mend.

It’s because I care so deeply
that I choose to stay away.
In the end I’ll just leave you
for fear you’ll go away.

It’s because I think more of you
that I want the truth be known.
You deserve better than that
and I deserve to be alone.

Topic(s) of this poem: love

Form: Verse Paragraph

Comments about Alone by Verna Torres

  • (1/11/2016 2:28:00 PM)

    It's hard being alone, and even harder being lonely. (Report) Reply

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  • Kelly Kurt (11/30/2015 1:10:00 AM)

    A very sad poem in many ways, Verna. (Report) Reply

  • Saadat Tahir (11/30/2015 12:59:00 AM)

    You deserve better than that
    and I deserve to be alone.

    quite a statement there.....apart from the poetic and allegorical aspects...why not let the other person decide...isn't it second guessing gone a bit wild
    the poem is nicely crafted, the flow is good and its well schemed lucid and very readable..

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 29, 2015

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