A Lonely Tear (poem)
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A Lonely Tear (poem)

San Francisco : CA : USA | Mar 15, 2012 at 5:30 PM PDT
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Carmen McRae Summertime

A lonely tear from one who couldn’t cry

This child alone to wander through its night

To search alone the reason for its plight

Such loneliness enshrouds its quest of why

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Was no one else to guide it to some sight

Such emptiness that didn’t even try

As solitudes of shadows drifted by

Forlorn not even echoes knew its blight

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Tomorrow is a hopeless dream away

It journeys its redundancy unknown

What heartbreak now awaits this precious jewel

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Yet still it lingers through its bleak dismay

Still searching ever searching for its own

Here waiting in a warm yet lonely pool

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