My Irritations, Aggravations and Inspirations

November 20, 2010 “tears that you cry”

“tears that you cry”

I tasted the salt on your cheek

see the glistening corner of your eye

hear the crack in your voice

feel the tremor in your hand

as you courageously try

to hide them from me

and not let me see

all of the tears that you cry

but I see it all in your face

please tell me my darling why do you weep

when the sunshine is warm

and the sky is so blue

why is the sadness so deep

what are the fears

that draw out the tears

what are the secrets you keep

hidden inside of your heart

I wonder where do you go when you’re gone

when the world is too much

and it comes crashing in

when you feel like being alone

I wish I could tell

your escape from this hell

and help you carry this stone


©tlh 11/20/10

 

 

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7 responses

  1. Deep emotions in this one Tracy.

    November 20, 2010 at 3:01 pm

  2. Beautiful read, Mr Harris. I especially love that beautiful sentiment of helping someone to carry their stone. That brought a tear to my eye.

    November 21, 2010 at 5:10 am

  3. Beautiful and moving. All the best … D.

    November 21, 2010 at 11:56 am

  4. I agree with Charles…very very deep. Beautifully written…loved the red teardrop at the end xx

    November 21, 2010 at 6:22 pm

  5. lifeinarecipe

    Very touching.

    November 22, 2010 at 9:28 am

  6. Jingle

    heartfelt.
    aptly done…

    November 23, 2010 at 4:05 am

  7. Jingle

    Greetings, How are you?
    It is a thrill to land on your magical poetry land today! 🙂 😉
    Jingle Poetry has magic, wonders, and miracles theme going on this week,
    Hope to see your contribution.
    Old poems, or poems unrelated to our theme are welcome.
    We treasure your support ! Come on in soon.
    Have A Lovely Tuesday!
    Happy Thanksgiving,
    You Rock!
    xxx

    I send this to many previous participants, feel free to either attend or ignore…
    Happy November!
    Thanks for the unbeatable support.

    November 23, 2010 at 4:06 am

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