Lamar Cole

Silent Tears

Herbert was a reformed cheater.
But his wife could not forget the pain that he had caused her.
She started calling him Cheating Dog.
She did this in front of their friends and family.
She may as well have had a choke collar and leash on him.
At night no one heard his silent tears.

Topic(s) of this poem: people

Poem Submitted: Saturday, September 19, 2020

Form: Free Verse


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Comments about Silent Tears by Lamar Cole

  • L Milton Hankins (9/19/2020 1:52:00 PM)

    Lamar, I really like this short and simple poem about Herbert, the consummate -whipped man. I truly hope you are not writing about yourself! Give us more.

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