The Introvert would like to be left alone

Man by water

your intrusion is uninvited
also, your judgments
which mask your own insecurity

if I were an island
perhaps I would be content
with merely the sun

instead of fretting
for our positive
mutual understanding


Author: redgladiola

Creative writer happily predisposed to flights of fancy. You can find my poetry and short prose at

25 thoughts on “The Introvert would like to be left alone”

      1. Well they do, if they’re ones you want to keep–if they’re reasonably healthy and mutual. Too often I’ve wasted time fretting on those which just weren’t meant to be.

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