Lonely Girl

silky smooth water
crystal clear
I wade through
lost in my thoughts
my wonderings
head so far in the clouds
many wonder
are my feet on the ground?
I am a lonely girl
building sand castles
from fluffy white clouds
when all I want
all I need…..
once words I spoke aloud
with meaning
now are dead
tripping from my tongue
venom to the soul.
I am a lonely girl
building sand castles
with moats 
with gates
along the sea shore
when all I want
all I need…..
I will move through
face the pain
give grief its home
yearning for absolution
ability to forgive myself.
I am a lonely girl
building fantasies
holding my heart captive 
when all I want
all I need……
I use to think was you. 
©April 25/19
Picture via Pinterest and as always found by The Eclectic Contrarian

Author: Jay-lyn Doerksen

A single hard working mom of a soon to be teenage son. A poet and story teller I have wanted to write since I was a child. This space is where I share stories about myself and my life and the creative poetry that stirs my soul. My hope is you will pull up a chair and a cup of coffee delving into the world that I offer and you find simple enjoyment for a few moments. Welcome to The Wonderful & Wacky World of One Single Mom

40 thoughts on “Lonely Girl”

  1. Wow, This is Just amazing.
    I don’t have words to describe this beautiful poem.
    Thanks for sharing.
    We would love to publish on our website.
    Let us know if you are interested to get featured.
    Thank you

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      1. Jay, I know you like dark stuff and all that, but love is where you shine! Whether it be the spring or winter of love, you get your heart’s point through clearly!

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                  1. I don’t want you thinking that just because I have a wife that everything in the world worked out for me. You’re talking to a guy that has some stories. I lost way too much time, money and brain cells over women. And there’s a lot I still think about because I just don’t understand how someone functions the way some of them did.

                    But I never lost my faith in love.

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              1. Most all my stuff is loveish stuff. I don’t mind it. I try to dig as deep into it as I can and see just how deep I can be about it.

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                  1. Here’s the thing, Poetry is like trying to touch someone verbally but still feel it physically. There’s a lot of perimeters to it.

                    The poetry I post is to make people think and also feel. I try hard to with my “special poetry” to evoke feelings in my wife. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn’t. But nevertheless, I keep trying.

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