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Lonely Old Man

Still a King

By Moe RadosevichPublished 8 months ago Updated 8 months ago 1 min read
Lonely Old Man
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I have struggled with yes/no on this one, kinda sad, but often true, everyone isn’t blessed with family and friends who care, thankfully I am, hope you all are also. Thanks as always for the read!!

lonely old man,

she said time and again,

her words echoed the room,

but never sank in;

until now,

this moment,


as he sits,

in his chair,

with only a stare,

at nothing,

at no one,

a room,

four barren walls,

filled with emptiness,

haunting silence,

lonely old man,

broken down,

yet still a king,

but, without a crown;

reaching out,

to no one around,

cheer up dear soul,

it’s not you,

it’s life’s toll,

steady your mind,

take control,

but remember,

when it’s your time,

take to your grave,

the words she said;

you’ll be a lonely old man,

when they pronounce you dead!!!

sad poetry

About the Creator

Moe Radosevich

I am always touched when something I write touches another so if any of you my fellow creators have been touched thank you

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Comments (7)

  • Darkos8 months ago

    Some angry woman in there asking for something that She may never get Great Poem ! Happy You are blessed with loving family and friends it's a Joy 😊 it's a Happiness 😊

  • Jess Boyes8 months ago

    A reality that many face. Beautifully written.

  • This was so poignant and so beautifully written! Loved your poem!

  • Cathy holmes8 months ago

    This is really good, Moe. Well done.

  • Joe Patterson8 months ago

    Thought provoking.

  • Dana Crandell8 months ago

    Really well penned, buddy, and sad!

  • 💯♥️👍📝

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