In this journey we call life, there are times when we are isolated because of circumstance. Be it self-imposed or otherwise. This poem describes enjoying the beauty around us but not being able to feel it within us.

This poem originally was published in Sad Poems

And Yet I Die
I see the stars sparkling so bright,
Within the moon kissed sky.
I hear the lark so sweetly sing,
Amidst the morning dawn.
I smell the flower full in bloom,
And see their royal pomp.

And yet some place so deep within,
I'm shrouded and I'm closed.
The brilliance there I can't see,
In mists of misery.
Enshrined inside, unable thus,
To touch the warmth without.

I gaze upon this passion spent,

And yet . . . Inside I die.

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  • JJ
    I really liked this poem. Good!
  • jessica
    this poem is my favourite as it say alot of things that are going wrong in my life
  • Helen
    I feel the same. My husband passed away a year and a half ago. Life has lost it's meaning for me we were married for 48 years. I know I should be grateful to be alive and enjoy the beauty around me but it has lost it's meaning.
  • sarah
    this poem touched me an i love it good job who ever did this
  • tabetha
    that made me remeber my grandma she died feb 25 o6 2:20 on a saturday morning
  • mona
    ITS AMAZING FOR ONE SUFFERING WITH THIS PROBLEM THESE DAYS
  • carla
    This poem totaly touched my heart. Sad and lovely i feel like a spider dieing inside. please write more so i can cry from my tears ducts.
  • Jessika
    i loved your poem and i think that it relates to a tme in everybodys life when they feel lie they have no friends and they feel like nobody likes them. I went through this time when i was about 10 and i would ask people to be my friend and they would say no but i would ask and ask and pretty soon they would just start to hate me so I feel your pain.
  • scott
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  • Yeheira
    I love this poem. You should write more poems!
  • andrea
    i know how you feel
  • Chanel
    this poem is very touching. It actually meant something to me!
  • Rae
    I think it's pretty good. I fell kind of the same way. Keep writing like this ;)
  • danella
    this poem is really good. Please make poems like this thanks.
  • joanna
    it's good.
  • kuanani
    U are the best
  • Samantha
    this peom really spoke to me on account my first true love broke up with me two and half months ago and now i see him practically everyday all the time and so inside for me im dieing and i cant stop this feeling of pain and hurt and i just want it to go away and i feel that reading this helped a little bit with me moving on
  • kathy
    i enjoyed this poem expressed how beautiful something seems on the outside but cannot be truly fully enjoyed thoroughily because the real real love is lacking.
  • Pip
    wow. I feel the same way. Very well written. I feel your pain.
  • kassie
    WAS A RELLY TIGHT POEM KEEP IT UP. IT WAS REALLY GOOD SO KEEP IT UP
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