The Author


I got your hug today
Not with your arms but my shoulders
As alway I’m astounded by how far
It raised my spirits and hopes
You crush the loneliness and sadness of being shut down
But also give me a high that you can’t but
Compare to the lost being found
A note to tell me that I am loved and thought of
A moment of your time to make my day
I thank you for your care and love
And that same love I convey
A love that break the barriers of aloneness
And causes my heart to remember:
Beside friends, God, and loved ones,
My life can go on.
I am never alone.

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  1. Mayi on May 31, 2022 at 1:20 PM

    Hi DT,

    This is a beautiful poem you have written and you really have a way to make these words feel so bright. I absolutely loved the lines you wrote: “But also give me a high that you can’t but/Compare to the lost being found.” There is just something about those two lines I was really drawn to. There really is something about that feeling of remembering there’s someone out there thinking of you, that connection that always warms the heart. I believe you were able to really capture this feeling in your poem, nicely done!

  2. KC on July 28, 2022 at 1:25 PM


    You describe companionship so well in this poem. It is difficult to find comfort with someone you are not near everyday. I am glad you find comfort in friends, loved ones, and God. Thank you for inspiring others through your words!


  3. CJ on September 28, 2022 at 7:23 PM

    DT, I liked your poem. My mother has passed away, yet, I can still feel her love… it was that strong. The power of a hug is amazing. CJ

  4. Kayla on October 9, 2022 at 12:53 AM

    This poem really touched me because I can relate to it personally. I dad passed away a couple years ago and it’s the best feeling when you can sense their hung, it makes you feel like you’re at home and you feel loved. The lines that I connected to the most was ‘crush the loneliness and sadness of being shut down”, and “causes my heart to remember.”. I connected to the first one because in those times of need and times of real sadness that sense of love and warmth suffocates you in a way and relaxes you because it assures you that you’re going to be ok. The second line also goes with that explanation, it makes your heart remember the good memories and can put a smile on your face, even at your darkest moments. Love this poem, it’s very powerful.

  5. Emily on October 16, 2022 at 10:07 PM

    This is a very sweet poem. Knowing that your never going to be alone in this world mentally is a fantastic thing. The poem tells us how much having people care about you makes you feel. I really hope that you’ll never have to feel alone again. But if you ever do, grab a pen and write.

  6. Anna on October 30, 2022 at 6:19 PM

    DT, I loved this poem so much. Although I can’t relate to what you are going through and feeling exactly, I still relate to this poem so much. You did a wonderful job of conveying your emotions and I can really sense how you feel. Thank you for sharing!

  7. Conor Thompson on November 6, 2022 at 11:18 AM

    DT this is a wonderful poem that you have written here, based on the soul fact that this can have so many other meanings. It shows that not matter whats happens in your life that this author gives you, you will always care for them like and old friend. I hope who ever this author is a person out in the world you can see them again and care for them.

  8. Jill on November 6, 2022 at 8:33 PM

    I think this poem is beautifully done! I like how short and sweet it was as well. Although you may be far away from your loved ones, they are always thinking about you and love you. Not seeing them every day can be quite difficult but someone is always out there and you are not alone. This poem can be used to help others who may be experiencing the same thing as you. I think the sentence “My life can go on” is really important because it goes to show that no matter what happens, everything is temporary and life continues. Tomorrow is a new day for new opportunities to arise. Great work!!!

  9. Abigail Walsh on November 15, 2022 at 1:18 PM

    This poem gives a new outlook on loneliness. A simple hug, even not a conventual one changes emotions to become more positive showing its significance. This poem is very positive and can help those who feel alone. The importance of love has the ability to stop feelings of loneliness. The last line “i am never alone” gives hope and is a beautiful way to finish off the poem.

  10. Lucy Dugan on November 15, 2022 at 3:01 PM

    Hi DT,

    I loved your poem! It was very uplifting and your described your appreciation for this person with so much passion. It is great to hear such a positive tone when sometimes reading poems with very depressing ones. I also loved the ending of your poem which left me with a feeling of hope and made me appreciate those I love. Keep it up!

  11. McKenzie Gordon on November 17, 2022 at 12:52 PM

    Although you are not around this companion daily, you seem o have ket a good relationship, or at least the way you have written makes it seem so.

  12. Mackenzie Curry on November 20, 2022 at 1:36 PM

    Hi DT!
    This poem you wrote is one of the most beautiful poems I’ve read. I appreciate the positivity and the pure love that was put into this poem. I am wondering who you are specifically referencing, I guess I can’t read believe the lines well! Either way there are only a few people in my life that I feel this way about. I would describe them and the feeling I get when I think of them as the same way you described them in this poem. Amazing job on this, truly!

  13. Victoria on November 20, 2022 at 2:27 PM

    DT, this poem is such a powerful reminder of the importance of appreciating those around you, even in the little moments. Even a simple touch or a kind word can be so meaningful and even life-changing, and you display that idea in your poem so meaningfully.

  14. Kristen Shave on November 21, 2022 at 5:48 PM

    This poem expresses emotion in a way I never thought to. I love your way with words and how you communicate your feelings! You seem very positive and uplifting, which is very present in your writing. I also love the way this was organized. You can feel the grace coming out of your poem!

  15. Safwan on November 21, 2022 at 8:57 PM

    I loved your poem, it really is beautiful idea to not feel lonely when one is alone. Comparing the feeling you get from reading a letter to a loved one as a hug is a great simile and you execute the idea so strongly.

  16. Al on November 27, 2022 at 12:27 PM

    Thank you for sharing your poem! The way you describe companionship is so well written in your poem. It is definitely difficult to feel loneliness and to understand the importance of loved ones and friends! Thank you for inspiring others through your words!

  17. Julia Santosuosso on November 27, 2022 at 7:41 PM

    Your words are absolutely wonderful. This is a reminder that I think many people need; myself included. I often forget when times get tough that I am still constantly surrounded by incredible people who will never allow me to be truly alone. Having that realization is such a refreshing realization and a true motivator to keep on pushing. Because no matter how many times our minds lie to us and tell us that we are alone in this life, we are not. Thank you for sharing your words and for reminding me just how fortunate I am to have so many wonderful people in my life.

  18. Andrew on November 27, 2022 at 9:01 PM

    I love this poem as you tell the connection between you and this other person positively affects you. Even if they’re not physically there, the thought and feelings about your relationship display the beauty of human connection.

  19. Meghan on December 1, 2022 at 2:29 PM

    This is a beautiful poem and I can really tell hope much love and care you have for this person you hugged. Sometimes a little motivation from someone is all you need to keep going in life. My favorite quote from this poem is “A note to tell me that I am loved and thought of, a moment of your time to make my day.” Keep up the great writing!

  20. Meghan on December 4, 2022 at 12:21 PM

    This poem is very wholesome and it is great to hear how much this person is there for you. It is so awesome that you have someone to make your day, someone to bring your spirits up, and someone to make you feel worthy in the world. It is great to have someone in your life like this so take advantage of this person’s generosity and don’t lose them. I really enjoyed reading this poem, keep up the great work!

  21. Abigail Walsh on December 7, 2022 at 1:49 PM

    I was able to relate to this poem with feelings of loneliness. It is important to have someone there to help with these feelings and I am happy you have that. This poem gives a sense of hope and togetherness and is very positive. This poem is beautifully written leaving me with a positive outlook and a new sense of importunateness for those around me. This poem is very inspiring.

  22. Oshane on December 15, 2022 at 12:14 AM

    Hi DT,

    Thanks for sharing your poem with us about the Love. Very good poem. I agree that feeling loved and a sense of belonging is a really good thing and i happy to know that you feel that.

    I like the line in your poem where you state: “A love that break the barriers of aloneness”.
    Love indeed is a powerful thing that breaks loneliness. Love from a partner, friends or family.

  23. Vatsal on February 10, 2023 at 2:57 PM

    Hi DT,
    I really liked your poem a lot because it shows how people must be appreciative of their loved ones (parents, siblings, friends, etc). We take these people for granted and unless we lose them, we do not know their importance. I really like your last sentence – “I am never alone”. Losing a loved one is truly heartbreaking and nobody should go through it as it can have a strong impact on a person’s mental health. Saying I am never alone shows that no matter how lonely a person can feel, they always have someone to help them.

  24. TM on February 11, 2023 at 7:59 PM

    To DT- There is a lot of imagery in your poem. Your poem is all about having good company and the love that you feel when you have that company. Love can crush so many horrible things, like you said it crushes your loneliness and sadness. I’m sure you experience a lot of those terrible emotions, so having love and good company is always needed. You truly are never alone, no matter how much you think you are. Someone will always care and will be there for you even if you have to ask. Your poem really gets the point across that having that person or people who you know are there for you and love you is such an important thing. Even being that person to give others comfort and love is a great feeling. Amazing poem!

  25. Mitchell on February 12, 2023 at 1:03 PM

    DT, I really enjoyed this poem, I always like seeing people write about positive, because nowadays there isn’t a lot of that anymore, I also love how you use this as a area to express how you bring yourself up when you are down or you have someone there when you are lonely.

  26. Mackenzie Curry on February 19, 2023 at 5:13 PM

    Whoever you are, wherever you are right now, I want you to know this poem made my day. Reading this poem was exactly what I needed in my life right now. I have had a hard time struggling with loneliness and feeling like I really have no one but for me this “thing” that makes you not feel alone is my boyfriend is I just needed a reminder of that. Thank you.

  27. eleni on February 19, 2023 at 8:56 PM

    This poem conveys loneliness so well. Feeling lonely and finding that one person who you can take comfort in is such a blessing, and this poem conveys that beautifully. The imagery is also amazing. This poem to me seems quiet and raw and very personal, like a love letter from years ago. Reminds me of the song “Une Barque Sur L’océan”!

  28. Dulce on February 19, 2023 at 11:43 PM

    Your words are absolutely wonderful. Sometimes a little motivation from someone is all you need to keep going in life. That could be as simple as receiving a hug from them. This poem is very wholesome, and it is great to hear how much this person is there for you. You have great talent and I hope to see more of your amazing work!

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