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It's Safe to Cry in the Shower

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It's Safe to Cry in the Shower

I can show my pain
I can shed my tears
Watch it go down the drain
While exploiting my fears

My eyes so red
My throat so tight
Wishing I was dead
The urge I fight

I emerge from my tomb
Into a dim cold room
The hot steam chased away
The depression of the day

No one will ever know
What exactly I face
While standing under the flow
Of God's given grace

I can fight the tide
I'll fail when I fly
And I still have to ride
But I can still cry


*Written on May 5, 2012*

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  1. Date: 5/6/2012 11:09:00 AM

    so sad and sensitive, I have been there, this was beautifully written , looking forward to reading more of your work

  1. Date: 5/6/2012 9:59:00 AM

    Very nice with your emotion.

  1. Date: 5/5/2012 9:52:00 PM

    Nicely expressed feelings in this poem.Very nice flow.Your name is very cute.