Attention Costs

Sooooooooooooo, sometimes magazines fall apart. Anyone who goes to my publications will see that my poem “Attention Costs” is no longer available online. The website for  Daily Love Magazine is closed. So, I want to make sure folks can read my work. Below is my poem Attention Costs which was originally published by in January 2013.

Attention Costs

All this attention

But loneliness sets


One is a good friend and the others want more

But what is that going to cost my freedom


Do I really want to be free

What will that cost my ego


I can think of so many things I want to do

In a house full of people thinking about you


But where are you


Sorry for the no car business but I’m in a financial problem


What does that even mean

What will that cost my need for attention


I have naughty thoughts even though I don’t know the size

Haven’t seen much more than your face and hands


These thoughts come at any and all times

What will that cost my celibacy


I want some attention but I can’t even explain

What do I really want and am I insane

Just read my mind so we can get it over with

Tiffany Christina Lewis


Published by: piinnkkii

Tiffany has been writing since her adolescence. Her passion for writing took a backseat to a career in Education as well as her personal education. Tiffany was honored to have work published for the first time in May 2011. Since then her work has been featured in many books and online publications. From fiction to non-fiction, murder to relationships, Tiffany’s range as a writer is wide and deep. Crazy about killing, Tiffany's favorite genre to write is Crime Fiction. Tiffany writes for readers and wants their full input as she creates her work. “It is my job to satisfy readers. Everything they say about my work is invaluable. I use it to make myself and my writing better.” Tiffany’s hobbies include reading, Just Dance, and watching hours of ID Channel shows.

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