Teardrop | Teen Ink


September 9, 2013
By Netnel GOLD, Fair Lawn, New Jersey
Netnel GOLD, Fair Lawn, New Jersey
17 articles 1 photo 22 comments

Favorite Quote:
Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.

A single teardrop,
Shed from joy.
And yet no other,
Has a more sorrowful existence.

It joins the world,
Alone and independent,
Soon to be swallowed
By the overwhelming ground beneath.

The lucky few
Join their fallen comrades,
As they drift through existence
with neither meaning nor reason.

A single teardrop,
Shed from Joy,
And yet no other
Has a more sorrowful existence.

The author's comments:
The teardrop is easily one of the most unloved things in the world.

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on Apr. 17 2014 at 2:08 pm
WinterRose76 SILVER, Ok., Florida
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Arise and be all that you dream - Flyleaf

Gorgeous poem! Very creative and well-written 5/5

on Sep. 28 2013 at 7:08 pm
CrazySissi GOLD, Newman Lake, Washington
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My only love sprung from my only hate. Too early seen unknown and known too late.

This is very beautiful! I think it is meaningful and you should keep up the good work.

on Sep. 15 2013 at 6:25 am
BlackbeltJames GOLD, Reading, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Isaac Asimov - "Intelligence is an accident of evolution, and not necessarily an advantage.”

This is a very good poem, it has ryhthm as well as having a strong meanign which you portray beautifully; you show both sides and contrast with the joy and sorrow. You describe it well and you give a strong emotional impact on the reader, making them think and want to cherish tears.
Well Done :)

on Sep. 14 2013 at 10:12 am
Mamonde PLATINUM, Seoul, Other
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I love this! This poem has a beautiful and sad feeling to it and I really like how the end leaves something lingering inside me. Great job! :)

on Sep. 13 2013 at 11:55 am
HeatherOlivia GOLD, Solothurn, Other
16 articles 0 photos 86 comments

Favorite Quote:
"All things truly wicked start from innocence." - Ernest Hemingway

So beautiful! I couldn't even cry because I felt it would contradict the whole idea of the poem. Your work is that of a true poet. Amazing.