Sighed Tears

Crystal tears fall from my eyes,
made of pain I held inside,
took some years for me to cry,
shook my head and simply sighed.

Shook my head and simply sighed,
as each year flew past my time,
within me, pieces had died,
every time I failed to climb.

Every time I failed to climb,
motivation was declined,
turning goals to bitter lime,
newfound fears fogging my mind.

Newfound fears fogging my mind,
till my heart transformed old sights,
making bad thoughts become kind,
gathered tears light up quite bright.

Gathered tears light up quite bright,
my future will always rise,
happiness inside me shines,
crystal tears fall from my eyes.

– Grace Y. Estevez- Reddy

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  1. That is exquisitely beautiful, Grace. Resonates deeply in my heart, as it reminds me of my own story. I love this poem very much. โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ

  2. in each sound of your words is accumulating only lightโœจ
    as much as fragile as much as beautiful๐Ÿ’Ž it’s a bijou, dear friend๐Ÿ’–
    thanks, Grace๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿฅฐ

  3. Wow Grace, this is just so touching. I absolutely love the formatting to this one and the raw emotion…it is so alive and powerful. What graceful, marvelous and deeply beautiful writing…you are a true gift!!! ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ–ค

  4. I love these two lines, “turning goals to bitter lime/newfound fears fogging my mind.” It is true that a goal can have effects on a person. A dream too.

  5. Wow! So touching and beautiful!! Rhyming and looping go together so well. A good piec๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ’

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