Why Tears Are Salty

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

It falls,
Spattering.

~

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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