I used to cry about once every few months. Now I cry about twice a month. I hate it; I feel weak. Luckily, I'm out of my mother's custody or it might be once every few days. I haven't posted something in a long time =/

She's broken.

I'm broken now.
I leak.
These things you call eyes, they leak now
They didn't used to leak.
They used to stay dry.
It used to be that when I was upset, they were dry; now, the littlest thing could send them leaking.
Like a leaking cup, they are useless if they can't hold in the water.

I used to be so strong.
I used to think I was broken; depresssion was my disaster.
But no; now I am broken.
I leak.
And I don't know how to fix it.

Poetry by Marie
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Written on 2007-08-25 at 06:20

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Kathy Lockhart The PoetBay support member heart!
leaking is not always bad and crying can be replenishing. Leaking away of poisons and pain leaves our hearts and minds opened for replenishing.
Your poetry is a way of 'leaking' too. It allows for your heart's words to be expressed as you desire.
Take care dear one. Life offers all sorts of pain and pleasure. There is a season for them all. Keep writing and moving forward and you will find yourself growing stronger. ((Hugs)) to you.

Rob Graber
The clear, oft-repeated guiding metaphor makes this interesting, as does the refreshingly old-fashioned (?!) interpretation of crying as a sign of weakness...