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a tear

What counts as a cry
Is it screaming yelling
Or just a tear in one eye
Memories recall a day gone by
Principles and traditions record 
Something why?
Something small but small things
add up. The moment comes
when we count the stuff.
And were captured by emotions
deep inside
And the present makes connection
in our lives
When we notice the price 
that was paid
To see the precious thing
that one gave
To hear the tale
Or wittness the facts
The silent resolve
of one sacred act
By a mother
or a would be wife
We know the implications of life
The sacrifice that was made
for none other than you
Over a life time
Or one single use
Then comes the realization
that screams so loud
One single second
in a silence slowed down
A look with an unseeing eye
Something that bloomed
in the mind
A simple reminder
of a very old sorrow
In life is happiness but sadness
surely follows
Then it rings like a bell
With one single tear
that fell
a cry starts

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  1. Date: 5/2/2013 3:48:00 PM
    going through poems today and found this one.very deep.I like it.I wrote a poem today just for the contest typewriter.never done a poem this way but had to do something different today.hope you are well and getting settled from your move.I to am going to be moving soon.life really sucks right now.take care.

  1. Date: 10/16/2012 9:53:00 AM
    Tears come from human emotions and we all need a cry at times. Nicely done. love phyl

  1. Date: 10/5/2012 4:51:00 PM
    nice Sandy

    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner
    Date: 10/13/2012 11:09:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    @John 'The Situation' Loving III -- How did I get such a 'Loving' surname wrong below? Maybe it was subconscious -- the absence of your good, 'Loving' ways. John 'The Situation Hating III would be a more apt name for you anyway. How long did you figure I would turn the other cheek before I started retaliating against you? Too bad some of the other poets that you prayed upon like a serial-rapist have since left this site. How long have you been a bully for now? How many years has it been? Long enough for many soupers, that's for sure....
    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner
    Date: 10/13/2012 11:09:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    @John 'The Situation' Loving III -- How did I get such a 'Loving' surname wrong below? Maybe it was subconscious -- the absence of your good, 'Loving' ways. John 'The Situation Hating III would be a more apt name for you anyway. How long did you figure I would turn the other cheek before I started retaliating against you? Too bad some of the other poets that you prayed upon like a serial-rapist have since left this site. How long have you been a bully for now? How many years has it been? Long enough for many soupers, that's for sure....
    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner
    Date: 10/12/2012 4:43:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    @John 'The Situation' Irving III' -- As I have already mentioned to you, I obviously had you blocked, but you continue to slither onto the replies of comments left on my poems. If someone blocks me, I respect their human right and freedom to do so. I do not infringe upon their human rights by forcing myself onto their poems via the reply section of unblocked comments. YOU JUST WON'T STOP DOING IT, SO HERE I AM. As much as you see yourself as being morally superior, you are delusional, for your morals aren't saintly at all. Far from it.
    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner
    Date: 10/12/2012 4:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    @John 'The Situation' Irving III' -- As I have already mentioned to you, I obviously had you blocked, but you continue to slither onto the replies of comments left on my poems. If someone blocks me, I respect their human right and freedom to do so. I do not infringe upon their human rights by forcing myself onto their poems via the reply section of unblocked comments. YOU JUST WON'T STOP DOING IT, SO HERE I AM. As much as you see yourself as being morally superior, you are delusional, for your morals aren't saintly at all. Far from it.
  1. Date: 10/4/2012 8:35:00 AM
    Yes, life brings its joys and its sorrows..Sometimes it seems that some people have more sorrow to bear than others..Thanks for stopping by..I don't like the mosqitoes either..I don't like their buz or their bite..Have a blessed day..Sara

    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner
    Date: 10/12/2012 4:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    @John 'The Situation' Irving III' -- As I have already mentioned to you, I obviously had you blocked, but you continue to slither onto the replies of comments left on my poems. If someone blocks me, I respect their human right and freedom to do so. I do not infringe upon their human rights by forcing myself onto their poems via the reply section of unblocked comments. YOU JUST WON'T STOP DOING IT, SO HERE I AM. As much as you see yourself as being morally superior, you are delusional, for your morals aren't saintly at all. Far from it.
    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner
    Date: 10/12/2012 4:43:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    @John 'The Situation' Irving III' -- As I have already mentioned to you, I obviously had you blocked, but you continue to slither onto the replies of comments left on my poems. If someone blocks me, I respect their human right and freedom to do so. I do not infringe upon their human rights by forcing myself onto their poems via the reply section of unblocked comments. YOU JUST WON'T STOP DOING IT, SO HERE I AM. As much as you see yourself as being morally superior, you are delusional, for your morals aren't saintly at all. Far from it.
  1. Date: 10/3/2012 11:26:00 AM
    A bit sad poem John, deep - but very good written. Have a lovely afternoon. - oxox love Anne-Lise :)

    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner
    Date: 10/13/2012 11:08:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    @John 'The Situation' Loving III -- How did I get such a 'Loving' surname wrong below? Maybe it was subconscious -- the absence of your good, 'Loving' ways. John 'The Situation Hating III would be a more apt name for you anyway. How long did you figure I would turn the other cheek before I started retaliating against you? Too bad some of the other poets that you prayed upon like a serial-rapist have since left this site. How long have you been a bully for now? How many years has it been? Long enough for many soupers, that's for sure....
    Aechtner Avatar Chris D. Aechtner
    Date: 10/12/2012 4:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    @John 'The Situation' Irving III' -- As I have already mentioned to you, I obviously had you blocked, but you continue to slither onto the replies of comments left on my poems. If someone blocks me, I respect their human right and freedom to do so. I do not infringe upon their human rights by forcing myself onto their poems via the reply section of unblocked comments. YOU JUST WON'T STOP DOING IT, SO HERE I AM. As much as you see yourself as being morally superior, you are delusional, for your morals aren't saintly at all. Far from it.