Rini Shibu

Gold Star - 93,723 Points (1978 / India)

Loneliness - Poem by Rini Shibu

When you are in the midst of darkness
Where loneliness engulfs your soul
Twinges of hopelessness felt
Chirping sound of crickets heard
The only sound to break the silence
Open the window of your heart
To see the magic in your backyard
The most fascinating view on earth
Hundreds of shimmering fireflies
The glowing lights in the dark
Millions of twinkling stars in the sky
Like diamonds on black carpet
And you are the shining moon in darkness
To spread the light around.

Topic(s) of this poem: loneliness

Form: Free Verse


Comments about Loneliness by Rini Shibu

  • Belle Wassermeister (7/12/2019 2:02:00 PM)

    A fascinating poem and a beautiful image to go with it! Thanks for posting this! (Report)Reply

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  • Mahtab Bangalee (6/23/2019 10:49:00 PM)

    The glowing lights in the dark
    Millions of twinkling stars in the sky
    Like diamonds on black carpet....// beautiful poetic expression; superb poem
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  • Bhagabat Prasad Hotta (6/22/2019 7:36:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem it is.The real happiness lies in the loneliness. (Report)Reply

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  • Poet Poet (6/6/2019 9:20:00 PM)

    i still commented on LON LI NESS Hope you will like it RS (Report)Reply

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  • Poet Poet (6/6/2019 9:19:00 PM)

    toooooo excellent a poem
    from the renowned poetess
    its beyond my competence
    to comment
    hte moon
    the stars and you
    how in loneliness
    can live all of you
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  • Luz Hanaii (5/28/2019 12:26:00 AM)

    " And you are the shining moon in darkness
    To spread the light around."
    This is such a beautiful thought never thought about it quite that way.
    It's true when we feel darkness, we have to remember we are the moon, the light.
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  • (2/26/2019 9:55:00 PM)

    Vivid images pile on top of one another, very nicely written verse. (Report)Reply

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  • Sylvia Frances Chan (2/26/2019 9:16:00 PM)

    I have read this time and again: beautiful poem, but you have to handle this yourself, you are your own companion together with all the nature that is surrounding you, the most important thing here is, you have to tackle that problem (IF loneliness is a problem) yourself. Marvelous poem, Rini! A 10+++++++ for voting and rating. (Report)Reply

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  • Luz Hanaii (2/9/2019 4:55:00 PM)

    This is just so beautiful, love the whole scene you paint outside. Yes, we must come out
    and observe the beauty that surrounds us, and this will disperse our loneliness. Giving you a big 10+
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  • Tango (11/14/2018 4:02:00 PM)

    So true one is never alone, just look around you and you will be amazed.
    Excellent poem.
    Tango.
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  • (11/10/2018 1:12:00 AM)

    hi dear poet i would like to open my heart for you if the loneliness will be left from you. it s nice poem thanks (Report)Reply

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  • Kim Barney (11/6/2018 12:13:00 PM)

    Intriguing, fascinating poem! I am adding this to my favorites list! (Report)Reply

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  • Chinedu Dike (10/30/2018 6:38:00 PM)

    An insightful piece of poetry written with clarity of thought and mind. Beautiful crafted in persuasive poetic expressions with conviction. Thanks for sharing Rini. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/12/2018 2:08:00 AM)

    Gorgeous poem,
    Impressive,
    and Captivating.

    Out of loneliness,
    light and hope thru nature's everlasting and universal beauty.
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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (10/11/2018 12:34:00 PM)

    Moreover, I find captivating beauty of expression in this magnificent piece of poetry! (Report)Reply

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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (8/27/2018 6:26:00 AM)

    The glowing lights in the dark
    Millions of twinkling stars in the sky
    Like diamonds on black carpet...........A marvelous piece of poetry! My great pleasure reading it time and again!
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  • Laya Bajpai (8/8/2018 12:46:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem...just one mention of the source of light and all the darkness disappears. Very graphic description. (Report)Reply

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  • Riza Braholli (7/22/2018 2:33:00 AM)

    wow what lyricism. Many feelings of beautifully molded images...! And I have written for loneliness: how wonderful, strange, necessary for the man, especially for the poet! dr. riza (Report)Reply

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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (7/2/2018 1:24:00 AM)

    When you are in the midst of darkness/Where loneliness engulfs your soul/Twinges of hopelessness felt/Chirping sound of crickets heard/The only sound to break the silence/Open the window of your heart…..This is one of your best poems Rini! You must always read your own creation when you are alone! My pleasure reading it again! (Report)Reply

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  • Jaya Das (6/14/2018 12:29:00 PM)

    This is such a beautiful poem. The idea presented in the verse is so true...that when we are suffering from loneliness, the best company we can manage to get is none other than we, ourselves....thanks for sharing such a beautiful poem...keep writing.. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 17, 2017


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