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What do tears say?

Updated on February 25, 2015

We feel pain.We try to hide our tears.The tears are in our eyes, but with the thought that it will be revealed we try to hide it.This poem shows a conflict going on between the person and his/her tears.We also know that tears can heal us.So, that's what the person's tears are trying to say.

The tears want to escape from his/her eyes .They want to heal her/him.But the person doesn't want to show that he/she is weak in front of others.I somewhere read that crying isn't a sign of weakness, but the person remained strong for too long.The person's eyes are like stars and the tears are called starlight tears.

As I always say, I'm not a poet.But I still hope you'll enjoy reading it.Do comment:)

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A person and her tears speaking to each other

She screamed:

“Just stay there!”

But it replied:

“I can’t stop. Let me out of here”


She said:

“I want to remain hidden”

But it argued:

“It’s your fault that now I’m here”


She pleaded:

“Please, can’t you listen to me?”

It said “I’m your starlight tears. If you didn’t want,

Why did you give birth to me?”


She answered:”I made a mistake,

Also let my closer ones down

Felt an excruciating pain

And not later you were born”


Starlight tears sadly said:

“I don’t look ugly and hate to be invisible,

I'm sure you need me;

But still, why do you want to hide me?”


She felt sorry:”Oh starlight tears, you’re beautiful

But I want to hide myself.

I’ll be an open book;

If you show yourself”


Starlight tears felt sorry too

“If you release me you’ll feel less burdened.

I didn’t come here without a reason;

Let me heal your pain. Let me!”


With her twinkling eyes she said;

“Oh! You’re stubborn

But for once I’ll listen to you

It’s my fault that you’re born”


Starlight tears replied;

“I am yours. I will always heal you

I came from your heart. Just believe me!

I was always there and will always be beside you

Now you need to trust me.You really do!!”

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      sam209 5 years ago

      I love poems like these! It shows creativity! Although I haven't read a lot of hubs today, I think this will be amongst the most creative hub that I will have the pleasure of reading! Of course you know I'm sharing this one! Great work Ms Jirel!

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      epigramman 5 years ago

      ...well you definitely sound and read like a poet to me - and you are mature way beyond your years - very deep, soulful and provocative writer you are and courtesy of your buddy Samuel I see this link from our FB music group Let's just talk music or cinema - drop by some time and post a video and just listen to some music - that would be great - sending warm wishes and good energy from lake erie time ontario canada 7:21pm

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Wow this is a great poem.. please don't say you are not a poet you are great. I love these kind of poems..

      I voted up and away

      Debbie

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      jirel 5 years ago from Philippines

      Thank you Sam.I am glad you liked it.As always you are always there encouraging me.That's why I'm able to write more.Thank you friend.

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      jirel 5 years ago from Philippines

      Thank you epigramman.Frankly speaking I watch the videos that are posted in that FB group.I haven't shared anything though.Warm wishes from Philippines.Its morning here.Good morning!:)

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      jirel 5 years ago from Philippines

      Thank you Debbie.I am glad you liked it.:)

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      It's so hurtful to have to cry unless you're crying for joy. This was nicely written. You're doing just fine.

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      jirel 5 years ago from Philippines

      Thank you Gypsy Rose Lee for your nice words.

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      Vincent Moore 5 years ago

      What a beautiful tribute to the tear. I get teary eyed often, I am a romantic thus tears come quickly over many things. When I scribe, I often have tears in my eyes, I feel deeply from my soul what I scribe. You've done a marvelous job here and I am amazed at your talent. Well done and voted UP.

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      jirel 5 years ago from Philippines

      Thank you for your nice words.These words mean a lot to me.I am glad you liked it.

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      IAmForbidden 5 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Nice poem here jirel... I can relate.. we always try to hide our tears. we just don't know that if we freely let them go, we can let go of the burden that's holding us for so long. Tears are so special,these are the silent words that our lips can't say.

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      jirel 5 years ago from Philippines

      Thank you unknown spy.You are absolutely right.I wrote this poem thinking of what you exactly said.

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      IAmForbidden 5 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      hey jirel..wer're on the same track..you knoe, been here and there a lot.. :) your work is really nice. came from the heart, that's it!

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      Ramphil Basco 5 years ago from Iloilo, Philippines

      “I am yours. I will always heal you

      I came from your heart. Just believe me!

      I was always there and will always be beside you

      Now you need to trust me.You really do!!”

      This is the best part of the poem.. I really love it.. :) It strikes me.

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      jirel 5 years ago from Philippines

      Thank you KingphilipIV for taking your time to read it.I'm glad you liked it.

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      Hi, I love these sort of poems, its something that we never think of, but so true, wonderful!

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      jirel 4 years ago from Philippines

      Thank you Nell for stopping by and reading it.I'm glad you liked it..

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      Cathy Nerujen 4 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      This is a wonderful poem and so imaginative. I enjoyed this. :)

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      jirel 4 years ago from Philippines

      Thank you Astra Nomik.I'm really glad you enjoyed it.:)

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