Isolation #2 (Tetractys)

I’m
alone,
by myself,
in a crowd of
people, anxiety, and suffering.

4/14-4/23/17

This poem started life as the first draft of Isolation, but I couldn’t get the syllable count to fit the tetractys form. I ended up starting over and writing a new tetractys on the same theme. After letting it rest for a few days I came back to the first draft and was able to complete it.

Poem #24 for National Poetry Writing Month (aka #NaPoWriMo)

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