Wednesday, July 18, 2018

8 results for 'lonely'

Losing a Best Friend: The Importance of Listening

By Shantall Prado, published on Apr 1, 2014

According to the Ted Talk “Connected, but Alone?” by Sherry Turkle, technology is being used as a form to escape from each other. This is creating people who are connected but feel lonely. As Turkle claimed, ‘[...] no one is listening [...] we are expecting more from technology and less from each other.’ What she means is that we are relying on technology to help us with our problems rather than our friends. In a world where people are being brought together, losing a best friend can create devastating results, making this loss extremely difficult.

Breaking up with a best... (more)

Tags: friends, technology, lonely, listening

What Are You Going To Do?

By Coach Phatty, published on Dec 7, 2013

A week or so ago, I read a short story on Face Book that served as a great reminder why we should take some time each day to help other people. Even though I don’t know who authored the following tale, I thought that it would be a good thing to share with everyone.

After my morning classes at SFU, I spotted a man sitting outside all alone, shivering, pale and with a look of sadness in his eyes.

I asked him how he was doing, he responded, “Cold and alone. I miss my wife.” I walked away not knowing what to say or do. About a block later I found myself walking into a Starbucks... (more)

Tags: loneliness, relationships, lonely, compassion, sadness, helping others

Mischief - Prose

By JennyT, published on Sep 17, 2013

sounds of revelry


the night

split skirts

ride high on corners

trading skin for money

eyes of youth through

windows stare to lie on backs

open legs - knees bent


~ but never kiss

the lowly have it tougher

battering or death, risks

lined up on the street

calling 'honey what you want'

are they empty


the little girls they were

and how they sell themselves

exhibiting their wares

but who am I to judge

the top girls don't have... (more)

Tags: jobs, lonely, prostitution, hookers, young girls, life on the streets

A Lonely Bud

By Rahul, published on Aug 3, 2013

It was a Friday evening and the school fell into an odd silence, as all the children left as soon as the bell rang. Its weekend and the school won’t open till next Monday; the joy of the holidays filled the faces of the children and the teachers alike as they left the school grounds. A lean young man in a khaki shirt and dhoti’s was rushing through the corridors with a bundle of keys dangling in his hand, closing the windows and locking the doors of each classroom, his name was Appu and he was the school peon. It’s past 5 pm and he was in a hurry not because of the principle waiting in her... (more)

Tags: india, children, childhood, short story, lonely, school

The Whole of Us

By Sleepy Eyes , published on Nov 12, 2012

If I am the dancer,

You are my music.

If I am beautiful,

It is because you are my artist.

And if I am half of all that I can be,

It is because you are my whole.

sleepyeyes 2012


Tags: love, lonely, missing you

Bringer Of Pain

By D. Sager, published on Feb 29, 2012

...go The old a/c is struggling Once again I put my fate in the hands of the Bringer of Pain Collapse, need to get out Twist and turn from the pain The phone light is blinking Once again I put my fate in the hands of the Bringer of Pain Sounds exploding out of silence Jumping from my terror So lonely, no one's coming Once again I put my fate in the hands of the Bringer of Pain. This is fun? (not) This is exciting? (tears fall) This is what I live for? (deep sigh) Pay by week hotel room, my future? (God please help me) Once again I put my fate in the hands of the Bringer of Pain.

... (more)

Tags: pain, terror, abuse, lonely, money, hotel, fate, addiction, phone, mirror, carpet, cheap, scream, sounds

The Music

By D. Sager, published on Dec 7, 2011

I turned the music on today.

I let the pain work its way out and through

my heart to my eyes,

welling up with watery release

I turned the music on today.

I let the tears come rolling on in and down

my face to my lips,

tasting my salty sorrow.

I turned the music on today.

I let myself go and felt all of it

rolling around and across

my life in this room.

I turned the music on today...

First written in:


Tags: music, relationships, tears, lonely, hope, acceptance, release

My Handicap

By taking off the mask, published on Jan 1, 2010

people always look

they always seem to stare

acting like life is fair

so my legs wobble

and i can't walk stright

but why am i your eyes bait?

do you know how it hurts

when all eyes are on me

no not for my beauty

not for my many talents

but for my flaw

for my uneven legs

my right leg is shorter than my left

and now every step i take is uneven

but i can't control that

nor can i control your eyes

if i could i'd stop you from glaring

stop you from staring

it makes my handicap... (more)

Tags: handicap, flaw, staring, lonely

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