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Dim and dark
on sunken wings
the melting glow
of tears on skin
and dint of pressure
grasping spare
and turning raw
those gaping eyes
stinging the sight
of what is right in front of us.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.




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elle russelville AL. said...
Oct. 20, 2009 at 7:38 pm
i think it's very deep and i luv the last 2 lines i feel like this sum times. keep up the good writeing
 
darkyfairy33 said...
Oct. 8, 2009 at 2:26 pm
awesome.....i really feel it....i lyk tha deepness
 
StarSister7 said...
Sept. 17, 2009 at 10:34 am
whoa, look at all the comments! i really like this poem, it's really good.
 
Cheyenne D. said...
Jun. 28, 2009 at 8:29 am
You are an insane writer im sooooo jealus!!!
Keep it up!!
 
Lonleydandy said...
Jun. 27, 2009 at 2:46 am
I can't fathom how AMAZING this poem is. This was one of the best poems that I have read, and trust me, I have read a lot
 
giggleygabberz101 said...
Jun. 12, 2009 at 11:26 pm
Four words: You are a writer
 
Kiersten.p.o said...
Jun. 12, 2009 at 4:29 pm
you know, i have never thought about the color of crying and this has opened a whole new view of the way i see crying. i luv it and hope to read more.
kiersten
 
lovehate29 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 6, 2009 at 4:15 am
I thought that this piece was very well written. It is also beautiful and has a lot of meaning. Great job!

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Jackie K. said...
May 19, 2009 at 4:04 pm
I like it a lot tho that sounds sad in comparison to all your other comments your good. I like to write but i cant do it the way you do, mines triggered by something i see or hear. Yours comes from the heart and i love it =) nice work
 
Tamara*Monta said...
May 18, 2009 at 8:02 pm
Great title that caught my to made me read this...
I like your interpretation of crying because to me its a since of renewal like it makes you feel at peace. I love the deepness of it all.
 
KiKi3 said...
May 13, 2009 at 7:34 pm
I cry a lot but, I never thought about the color. Fantastic work!
 
Blood Rose said...
May 11, 2009 at 2:49 am
Though the poetry doesn't say a spacific color it implies the deepness of 'the color of crying'. it was the best poetry i have read in a long time!!!
 
inthedarkness09 said...
May 10, 2009 at 6:45 pm
FANTASTIC!
 
Kumang said...
Apr. 30, 2009 at 10:09 am
Its pretty good
 
Evynn A. said...
Apr. 28, 2009 at 7:02 pm
You make it real!
 
gbautista95 said...
Apr. 26, 2009 at 12:30 am
AMAZING =*>
 
blackamethyst said...
Apr. 21, 2009 at 11:26 pm
This is amazing and i love how you relate the title... it's called "the color of crying" but you dont mention any typical colors, you use more of the idea of a color. love it
 
cassandra E. said...
Apr. 20, 2009 at 3:30 am
SWEETNESS!
 
cross-i'd-leopard said...
Apr. 19, 2009 at 2:24 am
that was really good, capturd the essence of crying. PLz check out my work!!! :)
 
Darkprincess87 said...
Apr. 15, 2009 at 9:33 pm
i love it!!
 
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