On My Own

I live alone
I’m on my own
A sentinel
To all I’ve known

You cannot reach
And cannot teach
I’m flotsam lost
Upon a beach

A citadel
Or none at all
My kingdom rises
Slowly falls

I live alone
I’m on my own
How I was born
And how I’ve grown

(c) Helen Valentina 2015, All Rights Reserved

About helenvalentina

Like most people, I have a number of sides to me. The most interesting one probably emerges through my writing, hence this blog. I love to read, and also to write, and so this is a way to share both.
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4 Responses to On My Own

  1. Guess you weren’t a twin. Ha ha. πŸ™‚ Really like the second stanza.

  2. Spare and poignant writing.

    Best Wishes

    john

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