I used to cry myself to sleep

July 19, 2011
By corallee DIAMOND, Newport Coast, California
corallee DIAMOND, Newport Coast, California
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I used to cry for extended strolls in the open air,
a rumbling stomach demanding satisfaction,
or, well, just for the heck of it.
and always, my shrill cries were met by
clucking tongues
wagging fingers
circles sleepily drawn on my back..
so now,
in the emptiness of night,
I cry myself to sleep.
for without tears,
there is no promise of the open air,
no assurance of contentment, there is no rest.


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on Aug. 14 2011 at 4:01 pm
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This is very great! You have a very strong voice...your writing has personality, and that, is good.


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