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In Empty Arms I Longed

In the drunken stupor of lust,
I yield to pleasures, earthly and of flesh.
Luscious and beautiful in those moments I lose myself easily to the desires raging within.

Knowing well that on the morrow, again I go forth alone to battle the darkness that is the loneliness of the human condition known well by the many who call themselves single.

But I wane not, for in knowing my loneliness, I have learned myself.

And drunkenly I yet court the very idea that she is still out there, waiting for me, the one...

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Remembrances of loneliness and the need to feel loved. And yet yielding to base needs to momentarily quell the feelings of loneliness.

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Written on June 22, 2014

Submitted by addischoneska on July 23, 2021

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