I CRIED

MADELINE

Tonite I cried
I cried deep body wracking sobs
I cried so long hours and hours
so hard I thought
I’d wrench my stomach or die

My shattered heart
hurt that much

I cried for all the losses
of jobs, marriages,childhood
my childhood my innocence

my sanity

I began to wonder
would i
could i
ever stop the tears
to cleanse this body
and heal from this pain

I feel like a sieve
that the tears are flowing
from all over my body

I can hardly open my eyes
they are so swollen
when will i rest in peace

the tears are unstoppable
let them flow
letting it go