Lonely Space: There’s no clarity in similarity

Photo of homeless man lying down

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Am I an Invisible Object? 
Can you not see me? 
Maybe I’m transparent, 
Or maybe I’m not worthy of your gaze. 

Yet I wish you could see me, 
that just for one moment you could know me. 
Maybe we might be friends. 
I’d really like that.

This space is so empty 
when no one knows your name, 
or sees and hears you. 
Just silence.

Have you ever tried talking to silence?
Just give it some thought
 next time you walk by. 
You might not see me, 
but I’m here…

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