Try Not to Cry

by Alison McKenzie

I sniffle back the tears,
Determined they will not fall,
Betrayal of the most ridiculous

Things are always changing,
But with a circular
“This has happened before”

The shores of my reality
Are constantly being lapped by
The same waves of


Posted on 04/10/2007
Copyright © 2024 Alison McKenzie

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Genevieve Sturrock on 04/10/07 at 04:38 PM

nicely expressed.

Posted by Elizabeth Jill on 04/26/07 at 03:31 PM

This same thing happens to me...I just couldn't find words for it, as you so vividly have.

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