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Her Last Tear
by Erica Ivory

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remix/repost.. written when I was 18


One Last Tear


I lie here.
In my bed made of sorrow
In the dark….
alone.
Struggling…
Trying..
Not to think.
Because thinking..
doesn’t work.
I lie here
until I feel a single tear…
slide ever so slowly down my cheek.
I hear it softly hit the pillow.
Feel the tear trickle down my arm..
I hear it's soft echo of death
as it hits the floor below.
A sad sound.
Because that one tear..
was once filled with a thousand
hopes and dreams.
Hopes and dreams
of the innocent.
Hopes and dreams of
what could have been.
I fall asleep to the sound
of that lonely soft tear.
Echoing in my mind.
I awake the next morning to find..
A small but painful stain..
Nothing now but an insignificant reminder
Of a lonely dried up dream.


Erica Ivory


 


 


 



 


 



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Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Gripping and wonderful in its expressive nature. Thank you. Regis
Reviewed by Gary Gebert
Awesome!!!

Gary
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
Alway be at the ready to alter your dreams, for what comes to pass may be far better than your most hopefull dream.
Reviewed by J. Allen Wilson
A most excellent write Erica, I love the line about the one tear filled with a thousand hopes and dreams...wonderfully done.
Allen
Reviewed by Crystal-Rain Love
Excellent. I love this part:
I hear it's soft echo of death
as it hits the floor below.
A sad sound.
Because that one tear..
was once filled with a thousand
hopes and dreams.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Beautiful Erica!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya
Fantastic write....one of ure very best....love n luck....BHUWAN
Reviewed by na na (Reader)
Even one tear dear Erica can help us break the dammed up emotional turmoil that goes on inside our hearts. Just one little tear can carry a flood of healing fluid or fill an ocean inside of us. When a tear dries up, hopefully it has served a noble purpose. You are with us always Erica and can shed a tear or two or more among your friends at AD. God bless you. Bill
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
Tears are beneficial, Erica, but so is laughter and optimism. Nice poem, nonetheless and even with . . . despair.
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader)
So poignantly beautiful.
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers
Erica, this is just beautiful. So well written even if it was long ago. Lisa
Reviewed by Sandie Angel
This is sad; but it's beautifully-written.

Sandie Angel a.k.a. May Lu :o)

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