Why Tears Are Salty

August 14, 2010
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A dewdrop glistens
On her eyelashes,
Suspended for
A breathtaking moment.

It falls,


Life is like the ocean
Lapping at a shore.
The frothy wave is sorrow.
Coming, going.
Coming, going.

When tides are high,
The woes are great.
When waves recede,
The sands of bliss
Are revealed.


Her lustrous eyes
Are clouded
With the ocean spray.
Another salty drop
Of seawater
Dribbles into her lap.

The tide is high.
It seeps from her eyes.

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sunrise_faerie said...
Sept. 10, 2010 at 6:16 pm
woah... i love this
tangem This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Apr. 1, 2011 at 6:08 pm
:) Thanks!
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