Poetry by Jeff Green

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Alone

by cricketjeff on January 12, 2009.  © Jeff Green, All rights reserved

I walked, I don’t know where to
I just needed to be somewhere else
didn’t notice the rain at all for at least an hour
didn’t look which direction I was walking
London is either the friendliest or the loneliest place I know
that day I was completely alone.

I had never truly felt unwanted before
not for years
but that day I had no job and nowhere to go
Hyde Park in the rain
is beautiful
peaceful
perfect
so I kept on walking
through the trees avoiding the exits
until I realised

If no-one else
I wanted me
and it was time to go home

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