Alone

Alone, but not lonely,

Single, but not secluded;

Mute, but not silent,

Amiss, but not deluded.

Singular, but not strange,

Particular, but not elusive;

Separate, but not a loner,

Private, but not exclusive.

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This beautiful leaf stands alone, but somehow is still a part of the world around her.   I find myself drawn to her individuality, charmed by the way she nonchalantly takes her place in her sphere…

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15 comments on “Alone

  1. Herbstbaum says:

    I like this very much: all-in-one.

  2. lylekrahn says:

    Very good. It makes alone seem like such a good and comfortable place.

    • melodylowes says:

      It’s almost like we need an affirmation to give us ‘permission’ to enjoy that space, isn’t it? Thanks Lyle.

  3. Alastair says:

    Marie Rose stole what I was about to say. So I’ll say Brilliant instead 🙂

  4. Caddo Veil says:

    Oh gosh, Melody–beyond wonderful and beautiful!

  5. Debbie says:

    This is a great one to think about and then apply to ourselves! Thanks for another poetry lesson with Melody!

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