Poem -

Solitude

What loneliness  is it that  I
within this room do sit and sigh?
I hope to see a single  soul
A visit sure would ease the toll.
I used to have an active life and
Went around and lent a hand  
To help the people, those in need
I tried to do the noble  deed.
I always tried  to think of how I'd feel
If I too with these problems had  to deal.
And cared for them with all my heart
To make them very much a part  
Of life outside of those four walls.
Now I'm dependent on the calls
From family and just one friend
But she's so far and they soon end.
I hope one day that  I'll  be better
So in the meantime I won't allow the fetter 
Of this disease to change my mind
From believing clouds are silver lined.
I've learnt to find a way of doing just  the best I can  
With every task  and every plan
This solitude is but a way of having time 
Away from the vigour of the daily climb
To stop and think and see the light
Which within each soul is there so bright 
It means I have the time to read
And find the ways I can succeed
To spread some happiness  around 
And joy and positivity to abound.
I might so often be alone 
But there is no need for a sad tone
Because through  books I travel far
And read stories of courage which set the bar  
If they can persevere  through toil and strife 
Then so can I and make the very best  of life

 

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KIERAN1369

Hello 

This is a brilliant piece of work ...very well written and descriptive .

Well done and many congratulations
Kieran 

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Tony Taylor

Hey AMANDA!! ~ hope it's ok if I call you that?!.....I too was in the place this poem speaks of ......when I first joined Cosmo 4 years ago......I was bedridden because of an illness.......today I am walking around with a cane and recently got my drivers license....I never thought I'd even walk again.....but like you say in this poem ~

       ~ " This solitude is but a way of having time
             away from the vigor of the daily climb
             To stop and think and see the light...."

Good luck to you dear poet sister......keep writing.....you've got a way with words....and in the long run......they can help you......ALL STARS!!....well done my cyber-friend!!......hugs-n-smiles!!......T xo 👍👍❤
 

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Amanda Bucci

Thank you Tony. Yes of course  you may call me Amanda. I'm so happy that you liked my poem and even  happier that you're a bit better now and can get  around. I have been using a walking stick but today my pretty pink crutches  arrived and I'm actually excited to use them haha! Now I can consider them a fashion accessory 😊 x

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Cherie Sumner Taylor

Solidtude can do wonders to the soul...a regrouping of thoughts....and not all a bad thing to have...a time of healing and understanding yourself....Very honest feeling write....xo  Cherie ;)

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Olivia J. Wright

Warm Heart felt & relatable poem dear poet .. l too hope - you continue in  your positive frame of mind which has been a valuable learning curve -lovely write ✍️
Poignant words ..,
one day that I’ll  be better
So in the meantime I won't allow the fetter  of this disease to change my mind
From believing clouds are silver lined. x

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Amanda Bucci

Thank you so much for your comment. I'm so glad you  found it relatable x

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Amanda Bucci

Thank you Cherie  for your comment. It's scary putting my thoughts out into the words!x

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I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.
 Albert Einstein

 

magnificent ink👏👏👏👏✍

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Larry Ran

Dear Amanda,

Some see the partial sunshine
But others see the clouds
Some say "This day is all mine"
But others cry out loud

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Life is but interpretations
The darkness or the light
You can spend your days complaining
Or reach each one new heights

Peace and Love,
Larry xxx

P.S.  I took the liberty of calling you Amanda, after seeing you gave Tony the okay too.
 

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