AloneI'm the one you never see.
The one sitting all alone.
I watch and listen from afar.
But no one ever hears me.
I wish and pray that one day
I'll have a friend who sees me.
I hope that day is soon.
The day someone looks my way.
Flowers for Algernon Epilogue This town is different than where I used to live. It's much quieter. I never knew true silence till I moved to this small town in Virginia. Who knew true silence was so sad and lonely. I don't think it's like this for everyone though. I got a job at a local diner the other day. Carol, the manager was kind enough to let me stay at her house till I find a place. Carol lives in a two bedroom house on the edge of the town. She is unmarried. I met her my first day in this quiet town.
I remember our meeting clearly. I wandered in to a deserted diner for some lunch. At first glance it looked as if no one was working, but then I noticed the thin figure behind the counter. When I finally got some food I asked her if she knew of any places for rent. She said there was one place on the edge of town for rent but it was a little pricey. After I told her my story and how I had left New York and come here. She looked at me with t