Where I Belong

Where I Belong

A Poem by Evelynn

Towns blur together
Cities are all the same
You’re still on my mind
And I’m the one to blame
I should’ve never fell
I should’ve never thought
I should’ve never dreamed
Pain is all that it brought
I sit by the window
Waiting for a sign
That maybe I was wrong
To leave it all behind
But I know that it won’t come
Because how could it be wrong
If it makes you happy
Then away is where I belong

© 2017 Evelynn



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It always strikes me when I see a poem with a perfect rhyme that doesn't sacrifice the potency and meaning of the words. This is wonderful, thanks for entering it in the contest!

Posted 3 Weeks Ago


Evelynn

3 Weeks Ago

Thank you so much
Good job with rhyme & rhythm which helps your piece flow along with a compelling storyline. The ending is the opposite of what I woulda thought for this familiar saying "where I belong" -- usually it's to be with the person that's being addressed, but in this case, you're saying "to go away" is "where I belong" -- adds a bit of interest to craft it in an unexpected way (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 6 Months Ago


Evelynn

6 Months Ago

Thank you!


Posted 9 Months Ago


This is really beautiful.

Posted 10 Months Ago


Evelynn

10 Months Ago

Thank you so much
Surabhi Kaushik

9 Months Ago

Wonderfully written!
Evelynn

8 Months Ago

Thank you!!!
Such a great poem. This was a good read for tonight. Thanks for sharing. :)

Posted 10 Months Ago


Evelynn

10 Months Ago

Thank you for reading :)
Ow!
"If it makes you happy
Then away is where I belong"
Triggering emotions and saddening heart.
Very nicely penned. :)


Posted 10 Months Ago


Evelynn

10 Months Ago

Thank you!!!
Ghania

10 Months Ago

❤❤❤❤ U r welcome
This is so vulnerable and poignant that it stole my breath. I know this sentiment. I hate that I know it, but you seemed to write it straight from my life and my soul. A powerful piece.

Posted 10 Months Ago


Evelynn

10 Months Ago

Thank you so much! It's a great feeling knowing that people can connect with me writings.
"If it makes you happy
Then away is where I belong" I like this part. Sometimes being away is best. Sometimes more for the one pushed away them the ones who did the pushing. Sometimes these things make us stronger.


Posted 11 Months Ago


that is awesome :) u talked about something that a lot of ppl deal with, great job :)

Posted 11 Months Ago



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