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Sometimes The Poem Should Cry

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Sometimes The Poem Should Cry

Setting off concealed landmines
Lighting the night with mere lines
Fall apart, come together, ring the chimes
And weep in your poem sometimes

Crash in ruin, sprout wings and fly
Sweat bullets, be deligent, don't try
Confess sins, deny and comply
Yes, sometimes the poem should cry...

***Extended version of a previous post

Copyright © Tim Ryerson

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  1. Date: 2/3/2013 12:08:00 PM
    I agree with you. Sometimes the poem should cry. What a fantastic write. Thanks for sharing and reading my poem. Lucilla

  1. Date: 2/2/2013 7:16:00 AM
    Donna Jones is right. This is quite impressive.

  1. Date: 2/1/2013 12:50:00 PM
    Very powerful and amazing words.

  1. Date: 2/1/2013 11:52:00 AM
    This is a tremendous and wondrous write my friend! I really loved reading this amazing poem this afternoon! What an astounding piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 2/1/2013 7:11:00 AM
    Sometimes it is our only recourse - to write poetry to get the tears and the poison, which world events had clouded our minds with, out of our system. Good thought provoking poem, Tim. Love, Su (I have a new "handle" - thanks to your

  1. Date: 2/1/2013 7:06:00 AM
    What do l do at 4am when l can't sleep. . .yep, read poetry and cry (smile). I enjoyed this. I am going to give sleep another try. Nite.