A Wet World (Part III)

A New View


Tears are trembling from eyelids as if

they were rain breaking from cloud cover

or blood oozing from gashes caused by blades

or bullets. Enough tears have been shed

historically to wet a field and grow

crops. Annually, there are enough tears

to bath all the dead bodies before cremation.

Daily, human tears born of pain and too much

toil might swab clean every new baby born.

As territorial entities, tears tremble down

cheeks and drip, eventually. Ultimately, tears

end hydrodynamically in the air to become rain

to run with blood and sacrifice into inevitable

cracks that universally lead to over-burdened








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