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Lonely Evenings - poem

Nariman Point, Mumbai (Image Source)

Lonely hearts
gazing at the waves
dark sea scary
at least to me

What peace do they get
at Nariman point
Doesn't the gaiety around
make them feel worse

As I stroll along
as always with family
may be I'm wrong
do they choose to be alone?

Prompt by and Shared with - Poets United


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    1. Thanks. I am glad you like it.
      Keep visiting :)

  2. It's interesting to me, who quite often choose to be alone, that couples and families even think about the loners! Wow. I really like this poem. The poem might be an invitation for those who hold fear of the sea or of loneliness to face their fears. Try it!

    1. Thanks Susan. Pleasure to have you read my words...
      I guess there are those who are alone, and those who are hardly ever alone :)

  3. The sea to some is where they are least alone. I am not the only one who sought solace in the sea.

    1. Very true. I guess the vastness of sea is peaceful...

  4. ma be lonely hearts can commune easily with the vastness of Nature...beautifully written :)

    1. Thanks Sumana... that's what I wonder - Lonely by choice or compulsion...

  5. I do wonder sometimes if people do choose to be alone. Sometimes, I think, we might feel a bit sorry for them....but maybe they are alone by choice.

    1. I started of feeling sorry, and then thought the same thoughts that you expressed...
      Thanks, Mary!

  6. Nimi, and yes it will be nice to see your comments on other Poets United bloggers' poems for this prompt as well. Community is key.

    1. Community is key. Very true, Mary.
      I will be visiting poems of other bloggers... soon :)
      Thanks again...

  7. Beautiful lines Nimi... nariman point has been my spot when I needed to be by my self.

    1. Thanks Shweta... Nariman Point is truly a great place to go to, whether alone or with family and friends...

  8. Loneliness also finds a way in crowded places. Expressed beautifully

    1. Yes, it does... though being lonely and alone are not always the same...


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