Mark Normand


Still


Alone again inside it seems.
With plastic friends and broken dreams.
I sit in empty darkness beyond measure.
Today just like so many things.
Has ended lost and incomplete.
I failed to reach the special place I treasure.
True happiness is what I seek.
Still I remain a lucid freak.
I write of life with no real love or pleasure.
I write because if I would scream.
No one would hear the words from me.
I'm lost inside this dark cold world forever.

Submitted: Saturday, July 14, 2012
Edited: Friday, August 10, 2012

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Comments about this poem (Still by Mark Normand )

  • Rookie - 773 Points Leslie Philibert (8/9/2014 8:58:00 AM)

    Like the balanced form, would have liked though the content to be more specific...a good poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 20 Points Roseann Novak (8/9/2014 8:51:00 AM)

    Such despair..to the poet -.you are not lost as long as you are writing. Your poem reflects an inate lyricism and sensitivity to cadence. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 427 Points Chris Zachariou (8/9/2014 5:45:00 AM)

    Mark, the way you painted loneliness is touching. Great poem. I have also written a poem on the theme of loneliness, 'My Day', you may want to have a look at some point. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 47 Points Karen Gonzalez-videla (8/9/2013 5:19:00 PM)

    Beautiful! You really did deserve to be the member poem of the day :) I invite you to read my poems and comment on them (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,893 Points Savita Tyagi (8/13/2012 8:37:00 PM)

    Very nice poem. From the depths of dark cold world we learn to rise. Enjoyed reading it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 340 Points Captain Cur (8/13/2012 12:10:00 AM)

    Good honest message Mark.
    Good write. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Barb Mcavaney (8/12/2012 4:02:00 PM)

    There is always highs and lows in life but we keep moving on. Thoughts are always best shared, I enjoyed reading your poem (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Barb Mcavaney (8/12/2012 4:02:00 PM)

    There is always highs and lows in life but we keep moving on. Thoughts are always best shared, I enjoyed reading your poem (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,181 Points Walterrean Salley (8/12/2012 1:28:00 AM)

    Sometimes, we experience the highest highs. And at other times, we experience the lowest lows. But one thing we should always remember is: As long as there's life, there is hope. Thank you for sharing this soul-searching poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Autumn Winds (8/11/2012 10:32:00 AM)

    Life is so frustrating sometimes (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,094 Points Valerie Dohren (8/10/2012 5:08:00 AM)

    Great write, I think many of us can identify with this. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ritwika Raha (8/10/2012 3:43:00 AM)

    no words for thy words! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,635 Points Bernard Snyder (8/9/2012 7:44:00 PM)

    I love this poem very much. Rhyme and tone is amazing! Well-written 'piece' Mark! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 14 Points Gillena Cox (8/9/2012 8:42:00 AM)

    some days are dark days; but the poet is blessed through the light of poetry (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,268 Points Neela Nath (7/14/2012 10:30:00 AM)

    Sometimes, our frustration enhances our pessimism. Again, we recover ourselves, from this state of mind.Great write! Loved, the tune very much. (Report) Reply

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