Now, Alone

Thread-worn,
grip, failed
you, gone.

Tattered by wear
my heart loosed its binding.
You slipped awaySpilled into the night
roaming aimlessly.
I wander, wondering, waiting

Spacemen above earth
have more contact
than you and I

Instead, restless
I suffer a discontented malcontent.
My unease wails

Lostness, aimless
I only knew your address.
Now, gone

Tears for comfort
guarding alone time.
I was jealous for the zealous love I knew for you

Now, alone.

Published by Adam

For almost two decades, Adam F. C. Fletcher has led international outreach focused on engaging people successfully. Working with thousands of youth-serving nonprofits, K-12 schools, government agencies, international NGOs and other organizations around the world, his work spans the fields of education, public health, economic development and social services, and includes professional development, public speaking, publishing, social media and more. He founded the Freechild Institute for Youth Engagement, SoundOut and CommonAction, as well as writing more than 50 publications and 500 articles. He has also established 150-plus community empowerment projects.

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