Pranayee Gupta Rachamalla


When You Are Alone, Single And Deserted - Poem by Pranayee Gupta Rachamalla

When you are alone,
single, deserted or lonely at home
when the climate is silent and calm without any sound
or when you feel that there is no one around,
then when you can experience
presence of darkness and the dark night's essence,
even the tick-ticks of the clock can be heard,
along with the sounds of cricket that never goes tired;
When you are scared or frightened
hair-raised, afraid, tensed or panicked,
at that same time when you hear breeze knocking your door
and the staring of the big eyed owls makes you scared and bore,
the pressure and force of the wind make your curtains fly
and feel that someone tiptoeingly following thy
and your tubelight starts a game with you
getting on and off and on and off and you have nothing to do
then when you hallucinate different images, shadows and voices
and when you badly need someone's presence,
because it is a dark midnight
and your sleep has gone out of the sight;
so, close your windows and doors
and also switch off all the lights with gusto,
Switch on the television, close your eyes
till you can hear your heart-beat, whatever it may say,
Switch on to a horror movie,
increase the volume, then i'm sure and i promise
it's true that you'll never feel that you are alone
or you are the only one at home!

Topic(s) of this poem: fear


Comments about When You Are Alone, Single And Deserted by Pranayee Gupta Rachamalla

  • The Poet Poet (9/21/2017 2:07:00 PM)


    nice poem A similar one a gal asked me rather shared with me her loneliness
    she was alone all day mom and pop went to labour they left her with a servant boy and then learned she had gone into labour such a sad situation should never occur find a companion soon share if necessary with a neighbour but be choosy the world is dicey as the gal above hope you read me slaughter loneliness compose poetry sing a song may be but stay not alone make friends with poets but never get intimate guys only want to be merry then do and run away in a hurry don't forget the gals plight a teen labour she and through a labour homely
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  • Tapan M. Saren (4/14/2017 10:33:00 AM)


    Good poem on loneliness.... (Report) Reply

  • Kishore Kumar Das (6/1/2016 4:19:00 AM)


    Perhaps you have found a medicine for curing loneliness at midnight....but I would appreciate your concern about loneliness.....this is a problem since time immemorial....and the cure lies in the feeling that you are not lonely at any point of time... (Report) Reply

    Pranayee Gupta Rachamalla Pranayee Gupta Rachamalla (6/1/2016 10:11:00 AM)

    i have seen people who are scared of night, actually this poem is for fun, that when we do such things at night, like switching on a horror movie and all we naturally feel some supernatural force present there, i just wanted to write a poem make it a fun, thank you sir for reading my poem!

  • Dev Anand (5/5/2016 1:25:00 AM)


    this is a beautiful poem. thank you very much for this poem dear poetess. dev (Report) Reply

    Pranayee Gupta Rachamalla Pranayee Gupta Rachamalla (5/5/2016 10:56:00 AM)

    my pleasure sir! thanks a lot for your comment and for reading my poem too!

  • (1/30/2016 10:29:00 AM)


    i was so taken away by your words pranayee. the flow of dark intrusive feelings and the scary ambiance that you created! ! splendid! ! and your description! ! i am a hopeless fan! ! (Report) Reply

    Pranayee Gupta Rachamalla Pranayee Gupta Rachamalla (1/31/2016 1:32:00 AM)

    thanks a lot my dear friend! ........so nice of your comments..........thank you

  • Anita Khelawan (12/29/2015 8:51:00 PM)


    Such a well written poem.. your descriptive writing is on point... I truly enjoyed your poem... thnx for sharing... and for reading my poem as well.. much thanks (Report) Reply

    Pranayee Gupta Rachamalla Pranayee Gupta Rachamalla (12/30/2015 9:27:00 AM)

    thanks a lot for your comment.......

  • Aarzoo Mehek (12/29/2015 10:49:00 AM)


    What's inside can never be compensated with the worldly noise... Loneliness is a curse try to get over it... Beautifully expressed emotion. (Report) Reply

    Pranayee Gupta Rachamalla Pranayee Gupta Rachamalla (12/29/2015 8:37:00 PM)

    thank u madam for reading and commenting on my poem...

  • Bharati Nayak (11/13/2015 6:48:00 AM)


    The poem reflects the scary feelings of loneliness, that most of us have come through at some point in life.The poet nicely conveys the feelings of fear, panics and heart beats that surround the lonely soul.Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

    Pranayee Gupta Rachamalla Pranayee Gupta Rachamalla (12/17/2015 8:13:00 PM)

    thank u maam for ur comment......

  • Souren Mondal (11/6/2015 3:26:00 AM)


    An interesting poem on lonliness and fear. Thank you for sharing Pranayee :) (Report) Reply

    Pranayee Gupta Rachamalla Pranayee Gupta Rachamalla (11/6/2015 4:25:00 AM)

    thank u.......

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Poem Submitted: Friday, November 6, 2015



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