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Lonely Cottage

Lonely Cottage

A Poem by T. Edana Talbott

What if one day, after all this is done,

I wake up in a lonely cottage,

Despite all I’ve gained,

And all I’ve won;


I lose my friends,

And family too,

And somehow, someway,

I lost you.


What happens if after all I’ve said,

After the days are long gone and dead,

I make the worst mistake I ever could,

And end up in a lonely cottage,

Like I  probably should.


Maybe it won’t be so bad,

Being by myself,

Maybe I’ll have gained self love,

Through self help.


And maybe I won’t mind,

The ache in the night,

That chews at my throat,

And scratches and fights.


Perhaps I’m just meant,

For a lonelier life,

To show those who have something -

Cozy and warm -

Should be warned.



© 2017 T. Edana Talbott



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Added on March 14, 2017
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T.  Edana Talbott
T. Edana Talbott

El Cajon, CA



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