Tag: loneliness

Solitude

via Photo Challenge: Solitude Anyone who knows me would say I am a people person. As a natural extrovert, I find it easy to work a room, to get a party going, and to keep conversation alive even in awkward company. Perhaps this is why I value my […]

The Librarian – A Sonnet

She spends afternoons whiling Away hours among the stacks, As dust motes dance through shafts Of sunshine. She is smiling At him from behind the cards she is filing, But she know the ugly facts: Obsession lays its trap, But – however beguiling – Is there hope for a girl […]

No

No is a favourite word To end the endless conversation, To shut the door on the salesman, The panhandler, The boyfriend, The friend. We say no to change, And no to adventure; No to love, To faith, To understanding, Empathy, Frailty. Possibilities end Before ever they begin. No is a […]