Single Life

Everyday is the same, even
if I am in a foreign country.
Loneliness is a curse, constantly
looking for someone, and finding
that person, only to let them
walk away, is loneliness.  Friends
are great, always there, but you
can only do so much with
friends.  Walking up with more
space than a galaxy is scary,
especially everyday.  That is
loneliness, fear of dying
by yourself, having not shared
your life with another, that
is the definition of being lonely.


written by Chich, Chicago's Australian Poet Laureate


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