And I watched
As everyone around me connected with their love
United with their soulmates
Found their center
And all I could do was watch
For when the bell rang
When the time came
I found myself backed in a corner
Home in the shadows
Why am I even surprised?
All I've ever been was alone.
Please give a detailed explanation about the meaning and main idea of this poem.:
This poem symbolizes all of those people who feel alone in the world, who feel like when everyone is moving on with their lives, that they can't.
Please explain your writing and thought process regarding this poem.:
I wrote this poem at night, when I myself felt this way. I was alone, in an emotional time. I just put pen to paper and started writing, all the edits happened much later.
Why did you choose to write this poem?:
I felt like I needed to. It was a poem for myself, not anyone else.