Treasure Island

David Munene wa Kimberly

(06th January 1986 / Kalimoni, Kenya)

Tears We Cry


Tears we cry, tears we cry
Sometimes tears Kalahari dry
Tears we cry, tears we cry

For others many tears
In us for us many fears
For us we haven't tears

Their aches hurt so
But our heartaches hurt too
Why then do we for theirs cry so?

Mine tears don't for me flow
Tears for they my mind blow
Like a virgin turn whore

Went to a funeral
Of a relation to my fellow
How my heart felt hollow

In my gran'pa's requiem
I cried, but not a single scream
Friends spiced my cry like cream

We have wells for their tears
And deserts for our fears' tears
Tears we cry, for they that we cry

Submitted: Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Edited: Monday, October 11, 2010

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  • Venkatesh Ram (3/17/2010 5:43:00 AM)

    nowadays we cry dry without tears as we have low tear left due to many sorrows.hope we get more tears in future to cry with tears.
    wih love a hopeless person from india hoping against hope (Report) Reply

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