I don't Cry

August 16, 2014
By CrashBagPhoto SILVER, Amston, Connecticut
CrashBagPhoto SILVER, Amston, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing's going to get better. It's not. -- Dr. Seuss


I don’t cry

I’m too strong to cry.

I don’t cry.

I don’t let them win.

I shoulder everything.

On my own.

No need to burden others.

Right?

I don’t cry.

No matter how bad I want to.

No matter how much it hurts.

I don’t cry.

I just don’t.

But…

What…

What’s this?

What’s this on my cheek?

I don’t cry.

I’m too strong to cry.

But…

Maybe…

Maybe I’m not weak

If I shed a tear

Or two

Or a few.

Maybe…

Maybe I’ve been strong for too long.

Maybe…

Maybe I do cry.


The author's comments:
Everything in this poem is true. It is incredibly personal, so please be kind!

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