What is wrong with me?

Friendship flows innocently,
Smiles repaid with warm embrace,
Starving for human kindness,
Hopeful after cruel interactions,

Tomorrow will be a new day,
Perhaps a new chance,
Never room for one more,
But always room for anyone,
Anyone whose not me,

Words of a mother engraved in my soul,
“So many cannot be mistaken”,
The endless torture of starvation,
Hunger for an invitation,

What is wrong with me?

About this poem

The poem describes the pain of constant disconnect from friendly relationships

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Written on February 04, 2023

Submitted by Sherryzade on February 04, 2023

Modified on March 14, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 408
Words 83
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 4, 5, 4, 1

Discuss the poem What is wrong with me? with the community...

  • dougb.21370
    On any day, a walk in the park might become the source of a scene, a chuckle, a tidbit of guidance or a friend. Sunshine also arises. A new day is NEW…doug blair
    LikeReply 11 year ago
  • Symmetry58
    Excellent writing here, Scarlett. There is no wrong way to be who we are. I am much the same in that I don't seek friendships out, nor do I require them in real time. It's not that there's anything wrong, it's simply who we are. I talk to people often enough, it's just that I don't necessarily need or want to talk to them regularly. It's just my personality and I'm okay with that. Learn to love yourself for who you are and work on the issues you'd like to change by stepping out of the comfort zone. Thank you for sharing. :-) 
    LikeReply 11 year ago
  • Teril
    There is courage in your words. You succeed in sharing your pain and frustration, your willingness to expose yourself, and the strength you have to rise every morning with a new intention.
    LikeReply 21 year ago


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