Lyn Paul

Gold Star - 6,512 Points (17.03.1965)

Just... Cry


Cry tonight
Like there has been no rain
Cry tonight
To release the pain
Aching, suffering. What for, Why?
Pain not chosen. You need to cry
Cry, Why
Because you have to heal
Cry, release
These things that are real

There is a way to grow with your pain
Moving forward, removes the stain
Talking, hoping is the simple way
Still crying yet yearning for a new day
Living, breathing, feeling more
So much more, more to explore
So cry tonight Shed those tears
Each teardrop released will move the fear

The fear of loss, the fear of now
Cry tonight you will see How

How releasing your pain will change you..

Find yourself, Find who you are
There is a new day you can go far
Cry tonight
Let it out
Believe in yourself
Forget self doubt

Just Cry



Copyright Reserved May 2014
Lyn Paul

Submitted: Thursday, May 29, 2014
Edited: Thursday, May 29, 2014

Topic of this poem: cry


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  • Gold Star - 17,104 Points Valsa George (1/7/2015 11:40:00 PM)

    Tears have cathartic effect..... Crying is a great way of releasing our pent up emotions of pain, fear and anxiety! After a rain just as the leaves are washed clean, our mind gets clearer when flushed out with tears! An enjoyable poem with psychological bearings! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,554 Points Dinesh Nair (7/19/2014 10:50:00 PM)

    They say, Crying is ornamental to kids and women perhaps but a shame upon grown up men.
    But when we cry we lose drop our pretensions and arrogance and become sober otherwise..
    I am waiting to cry for a while. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,479 Points Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (7/19/2014 7:23:00 PM)

    Thoughtful and therapeutic my friend! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 33 Points Mark Dillon (7/17/2014 5:41:00 AM)

    Such a warm soul, lovely sentiment Lyn (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,663 Points Amitava Sur (6/27/2014 11:13:00 PM)

    It's a beautiful write Lyn, I loved it the way you wrote with such an easy flow, I think one of your best writes. Very, very nice.... love you Lyn. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,074 Points Electric Lady (6/23/2014 6:55:00 AM)

    What a beautiful message. Thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 7,536 Points Geetha Jayakumar (6/21/2014 8:53:00 AM)

    Beautiful flow of tears that release the clouds of pain.
    Shed those tears and release those pains

    Very true said, Lyn. Really shedding tears release our pain and to believing in self is most important.
    I know it takes time to believe self but with practice its possible.
    I feel that this poem is just written for me. This is the beauty of your poem. Whoever reads should feel its written for them. Loved it. Beautiful way you have presented. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,688 Points S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (6/19/2014 3:32:00 AM)

    Yes its gud to cry to release the hurt feel. Yor rhymin was awesome here. Kudos. So nice to read u again. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 82 Points Benjamin Michael Clark (6/16/2014 11:51:00 AM)

    Very nice write. So true. Sometimes you just need to let go. Thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 11,172 Points Sandra Feldman (6/14/2014 5:13:00 PM)

    Such a deep and lovely poem, laced with worded tears that help dissipate our fears.
    Thank you, Lyn (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,243 Points Pradip Chattopadhyay (6/13/2014 1:42:00 AM)

    So cry tonight Shed those tears
    Each teardrop released will move the fear

    Beautiful verse! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,112 Points Diane Hine (6/9/2014 9:02:00 AM)

    Middle-age is sad enough without having to wake up with puffy eyes and a red nose. Seriously though it's okay to allow ourselves a little self-pity now and then - a nice poem Lyn. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,062 Points Valerie Dohren (6/5/2014 10:06:00 AM)

    Crying is cathartic, which we all need at times. Well expressed Lyn, a great write. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,059 Points Kanav Justa (6/3/2014 9:33:00 AM)

    we have to sail in this world all by ourselves.. we shouldn'nt be dependent on others... we may find good people in our lives and they might help us sail through some part of our lives... but evemtually they will have to leave us one day... and we will have to carry on..all by ourslelves... so what is important is the fact that we bileve in oursselves.. no matter what phase we are going through in our lives... nice write (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,069 Points Hazel Durham (6/1/2014 9:53:00 AM)

    To cry is to release our emotions to replenish and heal, a superb write that goes so deep into our individual psyche! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,663 Points Amitava Sur (5/31/2014 11:59:00 PM)

    Very well said Lyn. Possibly that only can remove the heavy stone, laden on my heart with sorrows. But sorry I cannot cry though I try, but I liked your prescription (Report) Reply

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