Devon McElveen

Rookie (April 3,1993 / Norwalk, CT)

Alone - Poem by Devon McElveen

Why do I enjoy this feeling?
Is that really a question?
Do you see the anguish that they have caused?
Do you see the strife?
The terror in their eyes?
The corruption that runs rampant?
Why do they cause war?
What do they fight for?
Is it their morals?
What morals?
Aren’t morals nothing but words thrown away near death?

Why do I live in the dark?
Aren’t the lights so blinding?
Don’t they shed light on our inner truths?
No matter how gruesome or terrifying?
Do you not like the dark?
Doesn’t it rid us of pointless thoughts?
Do you not feel serene here?
Do you not find salvation here?

Aloneness. Is it not a wondrous thing?

Comments about Alone by Devon McElveen

  • Rookie - 7 Points Mohammad Akmal Nazir (5/13/2011 9:26:00 AM)

    Great poem. Remarkable imagery with plenty of wisdom.
    Wonderfully written. I rate it 10.
    Thanks for sharing.....
    Please read and rate my poem 'A humble complaint' on page 2. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 0 Points Hribhu Dey (5/13/2011 7:42:00 AM)

    dear u pose lots of questions...hope ur poems find answers..keep up
    ur poems made nice reading...excellent composition...i loved reading ur poem..plz read my poem I AM A PROLETARIAT and leave a comment plz (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 13, 2011

Poem Edited: Saturday, May 14, 2011

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