14 July 2010

Idle Tears


unexpected
uninvited
they well up
in the corners
of the eyes
and course their way
down a surprised cheek
by the bridge of a nose
into the corner of a lip
where a tongue licks salt
no reason
no rhyme
just idle tears.

2 comments:

  1. They roll attracted by gravity, provoked by humanity in us...

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  2. tears of life, of affirmation

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