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Loner
7 April, 2006
author: Rebecca Ditch-Hammack (aka Dreamer)

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He labeled me a loner
Is that really what I am
Because I do not care to gossip
And choose not to join in

Is it because I don't mind
Doing things alone
Or does independence threaten
Those who are not so strong

Perhaps I am just tired
Of saying so many good-byes
Or becoming part of the gossip
Based on facts; flowered with lies

It's peaceful, quiet and calm
There's no hate and discontent
I really like what I am doing
To me it's heaven sent

I could call some friends tonight
But I would rather stay at home
Maybe a loner I truely am
But it's funny ...I don't feel alone

------- Author's Notes -------

One of my friends at work today nonchalantly said I am a loner, Hmmmm, guess it must be a good thing. Cause I am happy.

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Comments on this poem/writing:

Clive (70.58.229.46) -- Friday, April 7 2006, 04:21 am

Alone ???

You have such wonderous gifts I'm sure,
To build a site were all can adore,
Many pass through this way some even stay,
All these people you bought together through your gift in sharing such beautiful words.
through day or night you could never be alone.
Thank you for being the beautiful person you are Becky
Becky (67.38.178.171) -- Friday, April 7 2006, 04:40 am

Clive

Thanks for the tear ;)
Tammy (66.38.6.74) -- Friday, April 7 2006, 06:01 am

Dreamer

Everybody calls my uncle a loner, that's always been his second name...he just smiles and says yes that's me, I can stand on my own two feet..alone, I can spend the day by myself..alone, I enjoy being alone, but I never feel alone, because I enjoy me... great poem Dreamer
Tammy (66.38.6.74) -- Friday, April 7 2006, 06:07 am

OOPS

I meant to finish what I was saying, and hit post...lol, My uncle enjoys being by himself, he says the worlds to angry for him...He loves being at home, he loves being by himself, and he says he never feels alone, because he says he is happy with hiself, and life
Pondering Red (65.93.124.95) -- Saturday, April 8 2006, 01:39 am

wow

I love this poem...it is so well expressed... and I can relate to the words as well.. What can I say.. I love this poem !!!
Tropical Island Girl (64.157.153.139) -- Tuesday, April 18 2006, 01:57 pm

Keep it Up...

There's contentmemt in being alone. Being alone doesn't mean you are lonely...

Thanks for all these lovely poems... it really helps me a lot when i have the need to feel... When i feel so down...i read your uplifting poems and after that, i can get up again and move on...
Barb (67.58.196.177) -- Wednesday, October 4 2006, 04:20 pm

me too

Next time someone calls you a loner say thank-you.When I realized I was a loner I noticed mt life was peaceful,content and happy. being a loner was not stressful. Being a loner doesn 't make us lonely. We don't have to put up with the crap that others can put on us.
bell (165.29.58.126) -- Friday, November 17 2006, 04:22 pm

true

I've always been called a loner-but like the peom i never feel alone. I just love to sit and read a good book.
Nicole R (209.66.200.40) -- Tuesday, January 30 2007, 09:55 pm

yup

people that feel alone are people that don't want to be alone, people who urge to belong to something...u are obviosly apart of something
VG (24.50.200.120) -- Monday, September 12 2011, 02:09 am

pls let me use it

i wanna use this poem for my english class
Becky (75.16.238.3) -- Monday, September 12 2011, 04:18 am

vg

You have my permission to use this poem for your english class long as you remember to credit me for my work... All the best hope it helps you
 
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