The Tear

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human beings

whether in angst or sorrow or bliss,

our tears are like the ice

that melts off mountains

to form new rivers and streams.


the sound of a symphony,

the wail of a newborn baby,

the anguished weeping heard

in between church prayers

at a funeral service,

the dreamy fixed gaze

in the eyes of a woman,

holding her great grandchild

for the first time.

 

reading the handwritten

love sonnet from a beloved...

and sometimes,

just the perfection

and sychronicity felt with

the sight of a mere sunrise or sunset

that touches the heart

and reminds us of what beauty is....


or the remnants of a life...

even a death,

after the fury

of mother nature has spoken

truth of powers

that we mere human beings

know nothing of.


It is those things

and those things only

that we continue on this journey for.


the journey we call life,

that is welded and weaved 

with the tears

of all human beings

who ever walked the earth.


all human beings 

who have cried the same tear,

in moments of happiness, sadness....fear,

an inseparable kinship, 

an anchor between,

it's that "something" we reach for,

that's there, but unseen.

 

the human experience, collectively,

shares many emotions while we're here,

and this fabric called life weaves it's tapestries best,

...with its invisible thread of "the tear".

 

 

 

*****


2015, January

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Just about life.

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MattHatter93's picture

Excellent

Good to read your works again, can;t wait to read more. You're analogies are superb and you seem to do it so effortlessly, true skill! Smile

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Thanks!

And i can not wait to read everyones!!


...and he asked her, "do you write poetry? Because I feel as if I am the ink that flows from your quill."

"No", she replied, "but I have experienced it. "

 

eternalpoet1389's picture

so very nice!

so very nice!

nightlight1220's picture

Thx

Eternal poet....looking forward to catching up on reading!!


...and he asked her, "do you write poetry? Because I feel as if I am the ink that flows from your quill."

"No", she replied, "but I have experienced it. "

 

bishu's picture

Ever with ur kind soul poizon

Soooooooooo good 2 C Ur words after a l-----o---n---g time... Time passes with tears & laughter Makes Bish wonder what he's after Laughing


©bishu 

 

nightlight1220's picture

Postpoems poets

You are all such a piece of what feeds my poizon soul...


...and he asked her, "do you write poetry? Because I feel as if I am the ink that flows from your quill."

"No", she replied, "but I have experienced it. "

 

Incompl's picture

Touched my heart

Stunning poem, and every line true. Job well done on this one!


Let your teeth show

nightlight1220's picture

Thx

Thanks so,much i love ur na...


...and he asked her, "do you write poetry? Because I feel as if I am the ink that flows from your quill."

"No", she replied, "but I have experienced it. "

 

SSmoothie's picture

Nightlight youre back and

Nightlight youre back and better than ever! So good to read you again! Very moving. Hugss


Don't let any one shake your dream stars from your eyes, lest your soul Come away with them! -SS    

"Well, it's life SIMS, but not as we know it" - ¡$&am

nightlight1220's picture

If i ever

If i ever get done commenting i will get to reading. Sssssssmoothest one...good to be back!!


...and he asked her, "do you write poetry? Because I feel as if I am the ink that flows from your quill."

"No", she replied, "but I have experienced it. "

 

allets's picture

"...the same tear..."

that brings water to my eyes. U R A marvel ~a~