I Cry Tonight

Neglected, I am  
So many times
No one considers my feelings
I cannot trust anyone any more
Disregarded, I am

Loneliness shoves me in a dark hole
Depression, it is
The world where I am lost
A world of burdensome feelings
Regrets
Shame
Sorrows
Feelings that never end

I endure the cost of my life
A life I never asked for
I am not happy
I cry
                                                                 I do not always cry
For crying is not style
But I get days
Moments that stay

 Today, unfortunately
I can’t hold back my pain
So I cry tonight
Cry myself to sleep
As a way of letting go
The burdens that saddle me

Tomorrow I will rise
With a smile on my face
Because I am thankful
I still breathe
And I will celebrate my life
As an innocent and happy child

© Amany Rosine   
Meet Amany Rosine. She makes
 her debut  on Day Laughs Night
Cries blog with her poem,
 "I Cry 
Tonight."

24 comments:

  1. A wonderful verse indeed, we can choose to be happy

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  2. Hi Peaches! So nice to see you! Hope life is treating you fine! The poem is just wonderful! Best Regards! Kisses! xo

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  3. Wow. Very powerful. May the days be longer than the nights and sweet dreams replace the tears as the wounds heal.

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    1. thanks, elizabeth. your words are strong, too.

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  4. So nice to see you again, Peaches! That's quite a poem! Amany is very talented!

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    1. hi sherry, amany is talented, for sure. i'll be around for a while, think.

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    1. thank you, linda. i'll be checking out your blog.

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    2. You sure did, and thank you so much for your kind comment. I love your blog, it is beautiful!

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    1. yes. did you watch anthony bourdain in jamaica? it was goooood.

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  7. Thank you all for your loving words. I can only hope it do good to anyone who reads it and for those who haven't yet, may it reach you.

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  8. Mmm. Don't we all know that cathartic exercise of purging our emotions through tears.

    Unleashing the Dreamworld

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  9. A wonderful rendition of the vicissitudes of life. Very inspiring and heartfelt.

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These are our stories. Thank you for your kind comment and laugh as often as you can. Peaches D. Ledwidge, author of Day Laughs Night Cries: Fifteen