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Waiting At Home
10 December, 2004
author: Rebecca Ditch-Hammack (aka Dreamer)

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Surely you know my lonliness
As I sit once again here alone
It is exciting for a while
But "alone time" loses it's flavor fast

I find it getting harder
To get up each and every day
Nothing to look forward to
Nothing to tell you about when you call

I put on the facade of a smile
Sure things are alright
Nothing is happening
So I slip silently into a dark place

How much longer will it be this time
Till you are again in my arms
How long will our togetherness last
Till the search for the almighty dollar again takes you away

So here I sit in the quietness
Where white noise fills the space
Turning on my favorite music
As yet another day alone, I embrace

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Comments on this poem/writing:

Terrie* (65.150.174.137) -- Thursday, December 9 2004, 07:55 pm

Dreamer, i know your words too well...

lovely and embracing words to shed a tear and hug a new day...waiting still yet another lonely day...thank you for sharing words from deep within your soul...

beautiful ..absolutely beautiful...
joyce ivy (68.222.91.124) -- Friday, December 10 2004, 04:59 pm

I know your words also

great poem...deep emotional feelings..and I to know the sadness of sitting at home waiting...love your work here...great job...thanks for sharing...
J Freedom Long (68.160.176.65) -- Wednesday, December 15 2004, 03:19 am

Very Stirring....

Thanks Dreamer for a stirring memory jogger of "alone time" that deeply expresses lonely waiting time for a loved one..it reminds me of a passage from Oriah Mountain Dreamer in her work THE INVITATION..one excerpt says....."I want to know if you can be alone with yourself and if you truly like the company you keep in the empty moments" Assume you already familiar with her writing.....Thanks again....very stirring poem.
LinzAy (4.27.186.183) -- Saturday, January 8 2005, 04:55 am

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Aw......sad poem Becky...it's good though!
Manny (68.170.142.227) -- Saturday, February 11 2006, 10:02 pm

I hear ya'

I know that feeling all too well..
 
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