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The Last Drop

June 23, 2011
By tarynpie BRONZE, Scottsdale, Arizona
tarynpie BRONZE, Scottsdale, Arizona
2 articles 1 photo 28 comments

The last drop is held dangling
It clutches to the brim
Such a long distance to fall
The end may be
Miles away
But at last the force is too strong
Down the drain forever.

The few last drops left remaining
They dwell at the base
The others have already departed
What is yet to come
After they too are shaken out of hiding?
The end may be near or far
Finally released
A breath of fresh air
The tin can is past, nature awaiting.

Only a handful of drops drifting about
In the creamy vast region of mist
Their time has come to indulge,
Head first, diving, and descending
To the bottom, in which may be
An everlasting stretch
Time to jump
The sky grows farther away
Until the crash.

Now one drop remains
Hesitation ceases the sudden descend
Nothing else in existence
Except the sense of distress
The end is drawing nearer
Anxiety clambers through
The small spaces of conception
The bottom lies
Just south
To where my hands fold
Slowly the drop trickles
The tear falls and
I wipe it aside
Hope in my mind.

The author's comments:
We sometimes feel that crying is another form of pain, but it can also be a form a relief.

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This article has 2 comments.

on Aug. 4 2011 at 8:47 pm
tarynpie BRONZE, Scottsdale, Arizona
2 articles 1 photo 28 comments
Thanks! I like to hear when people can relate to my work!

on Aug. 1 2011 at 9:12 pm
ErisRose DIAMOND, Ashburn, Virginia
50 articles 1 photo 81 comments

Favorite Quote:
Omnia vincit amor et nos cedamus amori- Love conquers all let us yield to love
Sweat Dries, Blood Clots, Bones Heal, Suck it up and dance!
If they give you ruled paper, write the other way

I really like this poem, it is so true! I always used to think that crying made me weak, but I realized it was just a natural way to relieve like stress and stuff. amazing poem!! check out some of my work and comment if you get a chance:)