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Alone

by Praveen Kumar

the sound of silence grows,
every minute feels like a hour,
every hour feels like a day,
as i sit in in the cold light of morning;

its far too late, too lateAlone in the Crowd - Alone
to pick up my heart from the floor,
as it lay in pieces,
right where you threw it yesterday night;

little by little,
strangers became friends,
friends became lovers,
and suddenly, lovers became strangers;

i am lying here,
lying next to where you left me in pieces,
can’t move, can’t scream,
with only silence for company;

the tick tock of the clock and,
the beat of my heart grows louder and louder,
shrouded by a mystery,
i feel so alone;

as the melody of love fades into the distance,
the screams of silence is all that remains,
lost in the shadows of life,
i am here, Alone, in a crowded room!

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44 comments

rashmi singh January 10, 2012 - 3:40 am

In one sentences –“it’s heart-touching…!!”

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brandon January 10, 2012 - 7:59 am

Excellent

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Claudia January 17, 2012 - 6:17 pm

I love this poem. I read it to my friend and she started crying.

LOVE THIS POEM!!!

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roma January 21, 2012 - 3:07 pm

as usual i like ur poems a lot,it isn’t me who read it, its she,” my simple soul.” nice and meaningful poem filled with emotion,sense and soltidude……i like it……

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Praveen January 31, 2012 - 9:41 pm

Thank you Roma.

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Roger January 23, 2012 - 7:48 pm

Great poem. Thanks for sharing. Keep it up.

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Praveen January 31, 2012 - 9:40 pm

Thank you Roger.

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Elvirah January 29, 2012 - 1:12 am

Very beautiful explantaion of the word ‘Alone’ caused by separation from a person who was the love of the life. Loneliness really kills sometimes and we feel like screaming aloud even if we are surrounded by huge crowd.

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Praveen January 31, 2012 - 9:39 pm

Thank you Elvirah.

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You Wrote My Heart January 29, 2012 - 10:46 pm

You managed to write exactly what my heart has been bleeding.

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jenny January 30, 2012 - 5:18 pm

this whole poem is the best i ever read in my life, great desripction, i know how it feel and awsome poem, hope you make more great poems

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Praveen January 31, 2012 - 9:37 pm

Thank you Jenny.

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Ranu February 2, 2012 - 6:06 am

Hi, I don’t know who u r?? But i know u through your poems. And i don’t feel any kind of hesitation to say this, ‘I want to kiss your hands’. Your poems….. i m speechless for that. I m so touched, i can only feel it and sometimes extreme feelings can’t be expressed in words. It is possible only when one is good poet like u, i m not. Good bless u.

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Praveen February 2, 2012 - 7:10 am

Thank you Ranu.

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Ranu February 2, 2012 - 6:52 am

Hello Sir, Can u pls do me a favor? I really wanted to know in which city do u live? Answer this question pls pls plsssss…. It’s request. Pls.

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Praveen February 2, 2012 - 7:10 am

I am from Chennai, India.

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Ranu February 2, 2012 - 10:32 am

Chennai????? Oh! I thought u would be somewhere from north, its just because your name is like that. Its ok whatever. Thank u so much for your reply. I m really glad. Tack care. 🙂

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Benny February 3, 2012 - 5:58 am

Great poem !

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Heather February 6, 2012 - 12:38 pm

I love this poem, i write poems too, and i been reading alot of poems, but this has to be one of my favorites, good job!

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Praveen February 7, 2012 - 4:56 am

Thank you Heather.

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Heather February 7, 2012 - 1:08 pm

One of the poems i wrote was called Love. It goes like this,
You love one person, but you also love another person, soon you’ll find yourself in a situation where you love 10 different people. Out of the 10 people is the person you love and churish the most, the question is, who is it?

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Ashitha Nair February 9, 2012 - 11:28 pm

It went straight to the heart…I dont know how..but i could so strongly relate to it…
awesome words!!!!

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Praveen February 11, 2012 - 9:41 am

Thank you Ashitha.

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parveen February 10, 2012 - 10:51 pm

PRAVEEN really so nice poem , keep it up.

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Praveen February 11, 2012 - 9:40 am

Thank you.

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Heather February 11, 2012 - 2:05 pm

I wrote alot more. For some reason i can only write poems when i’m depress. Is that normal?

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Kate February 18, 2012 - 2:28 pm

Love this poem very much<3 It has a lot of meaning in every word that is listed. Keep it up and do what you are doing best. Hope to see more poems from you.

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Praveen March 1, 2012 - 6:33 am

Thank Kate.

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kabita March 3, 2012 - 8:40 pm

waooo….nice poem…

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sherry March 8, 2012 - 9:33 pm

when i read it,i cried out loud infront of d screen..that all my sorrows just flowed with every drops of it..i luv d poem if i say honestly,i lluuvv it.

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batul2000 March 10, 2012 - 12:04 am

one word 2 describe “fabulous”

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kavita March 11, 2012 - 2:18 am

Little by little, stranger become friend,and friend become lover and then stranger..nice line and TRUE..thanks for sharing your thoughts.
I searched you two years long ago…thought whom I m searching you are same..same name confused me. same state confused me..but now I m glad I found u 🙂

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Pierre March 12, 2012 - 5:27 pm

i have to give it to you, this one is amazing! full of emotion, full of soul, and full of meaning. just awesome!

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karl March 15, 2012 - 9:16 pm

its so very nice,,,
it seems my heart gets crumpled when i read this poem,,
thanks

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Marissa W. March 24, 2012 - 5:47 am

I can relate to this wonderful poem,it has spoken to me on another level of life thank you for enlightening us with these amazing words.

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Praveen March 26, 2012 - 11:04 pm

Thank you Marissa.

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Alexis April 5, 2012 - 7:12 pm

This is a very great poem I like it:-)

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nancy walter April 15, 2012 - 5:05 pm

I too write poems and music lyrics instead of screaming for help when the walls fall in around me. It’s a process of loss and trying to move foreward when the world looks at you as a magnet of strength and endurance. I hide in my poems and cover the darkness with fine words and silent dred that tomorrow is another day.

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saleena April 19, 2012 - 4:04 am

really good… but have to do imaginery words to it.. then also nice… touchihng also… we all feel like this like alone or solitude in crowd… is it… because we are different from others … take care bye.. and keep writing good….

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kathy lulas April 23, 2012 - 3:41 am

i’am the person who is same as this poem

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Rupesh Popli May 22, 2012 - 12:19 am

little by little,
strangers became friends,
friends became lovers,
and suddenly, lovers became strangers

Great man…shows numbness/mess/noises in life…great life…

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Rupesh Popli May 22, 2012 - 12:21 am

Sorry for above comment..i did not mean…great life…I meant great lines..

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varun partap. June 24, 2012 - 1:58 pm

Superb frin…

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gege ramon September 9, 2012 - 9:28 am

wow you are an amazing writer!

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