I am a writer. My passion is poetry. I feel words connect people together and help us to understand the feelings we share.
Silence creaks of dismal emptiness
with a sense of loneliness sinking in my bones,
a hollow feeling in my chest
with you not here,
this comfortable family room feels enormously bare.
Adjusting to circumstances beyond my control,
compassionate understanding in my thoughts,
a solitude lingering in the walls,
leaves me feeling lost in another universe.
"Without You" by Mariah Carey
© 2019 BRENDA ARLEDGE
BRENDA ARLEDGE (author) from Washington Court House on July 25, 2019:
Thank, Lorna. I am glad my feelings are portrayed.
I appreciate your comments.
BRENDA ARLEDGE (author) from Washington Court House on July 10, 2019:
I am glad it portrays such a feeling.
Lorna Lamon on July 10, 2019:
I could almost feel the sense of loss in this haunting poem Brenda. Lovely work.