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THE NEED TO BELONG



THE NEED TO BELONG

When you don't belong to anyone but, yourself

Life can seem so cold without tenderness.

Choosing not the fate of loneliness, you find yourself alone, with a dream and the need to belong.

Time has filled its hours with such emptiness,

face wearing a frown but, there is a place for happiness.

With the hope of tomorrow, strength is gained to survive today.

Within every passing minute, there are tears, you can not wipe away.

When friends come to visit you pretend with a smile.

Laughing and you joke but, you still feel alone
even in the crowd.

Not belonging to anyone but, yourself.

Life can feel so cold without some tenderness.

You choose not the fate of loneliness yet, you find yourself alone.

With a dream and The Need To Belong.

About this poem

We all have the same need, however, disguised and that is to belong.

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Written on December 01, 1976

Submitted by gilda_p on October 23, 2022

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  • teril
    Hi Gilda,
    Thank you for sharing these feelings. Your message of hope is expressed so well! I agree that we all have the same need, however well concealed!
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