United States
42° 43' 39.4896" N, 71° 12' 15.3432" W

Loneliness is a silent killer.
It lingers in the darkness,
Amidst shadows of remorse.
Under feelings of joy,
Behind eyes of sorrow.
Between fingers upon wrist,
Spilling through steel and flesh.
Lifelessness is all that ensues,
In darkness not a glimpse of light.
Shadows twisting at my regret.
Joy, thus replaced by agony.
Burning of flesh, suffocating heat.
Loneliness is a silent killer.

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When the only person you can count on abandons you, loneliness is a hard thing to keep at bay.

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