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I Cried Again Today

I cried again today
though no tears were seen
for I chose not to show them.
The reason(s) for these tears
are known only within myself
for no one wants to hear them.
No outward scars are visible
from the abuse I've come to know
for its mental, not physical pain
that you choose to inflict.
You appear not to notice
the hurt your words create
for this would reveal to everyone
the true self within you.
This world I find solace in
will remain forever and always
except to me, a silent one
for my tears are mine alone
and I will share them with no one.


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  1. Date: 6/12/2009 8:51:00 AM
    Oh Melody, with a name like yours, i do hope the tears have gone, i also wrote a poem about tears, but it was more explaining them, sad write but a very nice one if that makes sense>James

  1. Date: 8/9/2008 3:36:00 PM
    Your poem has deeply touched me. Your use of remarkable expressions is laudable. You say that you have not shared your tears, but you have. Your poem shows them rolling down your cheeks. Congrats on being featured

  1. Date: 7/31/2008 8:11:00 PM
    Sometimes Melody that is what we all do. And like you, we choose not to reveal what or why we feel as we do. May your tears help wash away your pain. God Bless, Cile

  1. Date: 7/31/2008 2:24:00 AM
    What a sad write. Congratulations on being featured this week. Peace Fathima

  1. Date: 7/30/2008 6:19:00 PM
    Thanks my poetry pals for your comments on my poem "I cried again today". Your kind words mean a lot to me.

  1. Date: 7/30/2008 4:29:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week Melody. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/28/2008 8:06:00 AM
    Abuse is abuse. It comes in many forms, but it is still criminal. Congratulations on your featured write, "I Cried Again Today." Vince

  1. Date: 7/28/2008 6:47:00 AM
    a suffering soul is not what he intended, scream out in anger,joy, and happiness regaurdless of who is afended,hold nothing inside but sweet memorries,pen to paper let out the hurt that holds you don't let it be, for a quit soul never flys free. keep on writing on.

  1. Date: 7/28/2008 6:39:00 AM
    Mental and emotional abuse are the worst kind for the body heals much quicker than the heart and soul - congrats on being featured this week

  1. Date: 7/28/2008 5:54:00 AM
    No one should suffer abuse of any kind. You should not keep this bottled up inside. Congratulations on your featured write of the week. Hope things have changed for the better since you wrote this. Good luck. Love, Shar