I Am An Island

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 82 People

    And Surrounded By Many

    Feel like I am alone due to everything in my life, how I am and what I think/feel; that no matter what I do, it will remain the same.
    asert12345678 asert12345678
    31-35, M
    Mar 21, 2013

    The Sea

    I am an island and you are my sea constantly bringing new treasures into my life.  You are beautiful just like the ocean but there is the constant flow of the tide where you wash over me and then the absence when you recede.  I wish it could be high tide all the time...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Feb 23, 2010

    Isolation....

    It's my birthday today. I have recieved no cards or greetings.
    SiouxC SiouxC
    46-50
    3 Responses Jul 8, 2009

    A Gap In the Vines

        The gray falling beyond visions indestructible ends Brings forth from concealment the pensive candles...
    EolianDeparting EolianDeparting
    18-21
    Feb 10, 2009

    As the Elements Twist

    In And Around  Me As the elements, Twist! Only Water surrounds  me, waiting to find the real me. And fathom me. Tempting as it might be. I still choose not to drown me.
    twilighteyes twilighteyes
    22-25
    3 Responses Aug 22, 2009

    An Island My Whole Life

    I have been alone my whole life. When i was born I was put in an incubator and left there for 36 hours,alone. I have been taking care of myself ever since I could walk. My family has never been there for me. I turned 30 this year and heard that song for the first time. it is my...
    stinkerbell05 stinkerbell05
    26-30
    1 Response Oct 6, 2010

    The Island

    I am an island coming forth from the depth of sea. I  have withstood many turbulent storms to be here with you today. Yes, I am an island and I am all alone.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Nov 21, 2009

    Always Have Been

    Well ever since young I never fit in..to anything actually.. I would always get bullied and never had a true frn. now, although I have no bullies, I feel so ostracized by everyone. I try to fit on but realise I was nvr really 'frns' with them all along. But I rlly don care know...
    AbnormalBeing AbnormalBeing
    18-21, F
    Oct 10, 2013

    and an island never cries.

    a rock feels no pain.
    plainwhitegirl plainwhitegirl
    36-40, F
    Apr 16, 2015

    I Have Become One

    I used to be a peninsula. I had hope. Maybe I had a need to keep a part of me open. Now I am an island. I have shut myself off and closed my world to the outside. It wasn't always this way. Too many disappointments in the human race. Too many betrayals. Too many stabs in the back...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 4, 2013

    I Am A Rock..i Am An Island...

    I am a Rock~Simon and Garfunkel A winter's day In a deep and dark December; I am alone, Gazing from my window to the streets below On a freshly fallen silent shroud of snow. I am a rock, I am an island. I've built walls, A fortress deep and mighty, That none...
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Nov 21, 2009

    Amazing How This Works.

    I pressed the send button on one little email and I suddenly feel adrift. 6 years worth of work can be blown out the window with a simple delete button. The pit of my stomach suddenly feels three miles deep. I watch my ten year old sleep in the room next to mine and suddenly...
    awhitedot awhitedot
    36-40, M
    Oct 1, 2012

    I Am A

    I am a rock, I am an island, I am that rock on that island.
    chipperchick chipperchick
    56-60, F
    6 Responses Nov 21, 2009

    I received hopeful news today.

    I felt like telling someone, but then I remembered that I'm alone. I'll keep it to myself even though it makes me a little sad, but I'm also happy. I remember times when I expressed what good things happened in my life only to have my moments of optimism shot down by people who...
    TigersEyeAndTurquoise TigersEyeAndTurquoise
    70+, F
    1 Response Feb 19, 2015

    Don't Talk Of Love

    Yeah, I've heard that word before, it's sleeping in my memory. I won't disturb the slumber of feelings that have died if I never loved I never would have cried. I am a rock. I am an island.
    navyvet navyvet
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Nov 18, 2009

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