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The Color of Crying MAG

December 14, 2008
By Andie BRONZE, Nampa, Idaho
Andie BRONZE, Nampa, Idaho
1 article 0 photos 5 comments

Dim and dark
on sunken wings
the melting glow
of tears on skin
and dint of pressure
grasping spare
and turning raw
those gaping eyes
stinging the sight
of what is right in front of us.

The author's comments:
Though this is a poem about crying, I don't see it as a specifically negative way. I wrote this after a difficult time in my life, where the crying was not only about grief, but a sense of renewal and clearing my vision. Thank you for reading.

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xjustlistenx said...
on Mar. 2 2009 at 1:49 am
very gripping loved it!!!

on Feb. 28 2009 at 10:31 pm
EternityBroken GOLD, Hooker, Oklahoma
17 articles 2 photos 28 comments

Favorite Quote:
It is impossible to love and be wise.

crying has been happening to me a lot lately and i completely understand what you're saying

on Feb. 28 2009 at 1:25 am
Toxic_Wasteland PLATINUM, Andowver, New Jersey
23 articles 0 photos 31 comments

Favorite Quote:
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life... It Goes On."~Robet Frost

You have a creative writting style i like that... no i love that... you really explored yourself with this poem... great job..

on Feb. 27 2009 at 2:39 pm
Blue-Eyed BRONZE, Jacksonville, Florida
1 article 0 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
Wake up with a smile. Live the day to the fullest. And go to bed with a prayer.

I really liked this peom. It was pretty kool! i really liked how you immedialey set a setting for the reader!!!

it is also very detailed!!!

IGetIt said...
on Feb. 27 2009 at 3:25 am
Its hard to comprehend, but i relate to your lower paragraph.

Crying can, in fact, clear our vision.

Thank you for the inspiration...

OneChance GOLD said...
on Feb. 26 2009 at 8:45 pm
OneChance GOLD, Westland, Michigan
18 articles 8 photos 55 comments

Favorite Quote:
♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥be who YOU want to be, not what OTHERS want to see. ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

i like it

on Feb. 26 2009 at 4:46 pm
Shelby Vincent, Louisville, Kentucky
0 articles 0 photos 4 comments
LOVE IT! This is one of the best poems I have read in a while.