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Crying

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Crying

When Z died
I had never cried
So much for someone

Hour upon hour
I would think of her
And a tightness in my chest
Would spread
As I thought of the suddenness 
Of her passing

How afraid
She must have been
How she must have suffered
Even more than when she was
Living her life

My tears flowed
For my loss
And for hers

But then one day
The drops stopped 
The ache ended
And I thought of her less and less

Did that make me
Cold? Callous? Uncaring?
Or is that the natural order of things?

A subsidence of depth
For tears that were wept
So many cried
Yet they have all dried


"Crying" - Written for "In Search of the Human Mind" Contest by A Rambling Poet 

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  1. Date: 4/17/2010 8:41:00 AM
    I think this is a wonderful and touching poem. To be able to open your self up to the world and share your love, pain, and fear is a gift. Good luck in the contest

  1. Date: 4/6/2010 3:58:00 PM
    Good luck Corinne with this awesome write and entry for the contest... see u walking to the winners circle already..luv.. Linda-Marie

  1. Date: 4/6/2010 3:42:00 PM
    Very Natural. You need to heal or you will die yourself. The mind and body work together to bring this about. You could do like I and my wife do . We set a time aside when we view photos and reminisce about our Grand daughter for whom I was reluctant to bring into my mind for a while because the pain was too too deep.

  1. Date: 4/6/2010 11:03:00 AM
    Good luck. A nice, but sad read.

  1. Date: 4/6/2010 10:45:00 AM
    very nice and good luck in the contest very well done faleshia