To Cry – a poem

If you need to cry,

To weep,

To wail and howl and sob and keep on,

Until you feel as though your body

Has been drained of every feeling

Through every ounce of liquid it contained:

Know that you are not alone.
You will not be the only one

Who is crying tonight.

Who is sleeping on a damp pillow,

Or turning over in bed,

Silent drops of sadness running down their face.
You will not be alone

In clutching onto a faint scrap

Of hope or joy

Then, feeling it slip away,

Know your heart is breaking afresh. 
You do not weep alone. 


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s