The Tear MAG

By Suzanne Henry, Newton, MA


A smile creeps to my mouth

But quickly vanishes.

Everyone else is laughing.

A tear slides out

From the corner of my eye.

Slipping slowly down

Around my nose,

Over my cheek,

The tear reaches my mouth.

As I blink and try

To hold back a flood.

Like trying to stop a train

With a twig,

The gates open

As rivers and streams

Make their way

Quickly down my face.

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on Oct. 3 2010 at 6:13 pm
kmarie14 PLATINUM, Hyrum, Utah
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on Mar. 18 2009 at 7:31 pm
Sam/abe SILVER, Barton-le-clay, Other
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yeah. i love the first bit. the rest is good too, but the begining is the best.


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