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I will only cry for them
The dead, the dearly departed
I will only cry for them. No others.
My tears will be sacred like their names: Holy tears, Devine tears
I will waste no water on anything frivolous or petty
This is a declaration—no promise: I will only cry for them.
Those who are gone now.
Those who I loved the most.
I will not cry for the others who thirst for my tears, who ache to break me down only to rebuild me in their image.
I will weep for them only.
Mourn them for as long as I live.
I will only cry for them.
So if your see my tears—know that I’m grieving, but do not console.
I will only cry for them.
Never for you because you are not worth it—not even close.




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