When You Cry

When you cry, I see the tears
Fall down your gentle face.
It makes me want to hold you
In a soft and warm embrace.

But this alone won’t stop the tears,
I see it in your eyes,
And so it is, for all your pain,
My heart now softly cries.

56 thoughts on “When You Cry

  1. inbetweenthemadness September 7, 2013 — 5:45 am

    So beautiful. Cant say much more than that. Beautiful.

    1. Thank you, that is more than enough. 🙂

  2. It did touch something within. Beautiful.

    1. I’m glad you think so. 🙂

  3. such a delicate poem, ty for this, a wonderful way to begin the day.

    1. Thank you for your kind words. 🙂

  4. Beautiful and heartfelt, captures exactly how we often feel.

    1. Yes, it hurts to see other people in pain. 😦

  5. Wow what a heart 🙂

    1. You would never know from the usual deadpan expression I show in public. 🙂

  6. I can’t tell you how timely this is… Thank you. ~ Bill

  7. Great. Your poem will definitely touch the hearts of the readers. Thumbs up! 🙂

    1. That would gladden my heart. 🙂

  8. So sad when you know that the sorrow won’t pass…this flows beautifully and tenderly…and makes me sigh.

    1. Yes, it is so sad it makes my heart ache. Sigh.

  9. It’s very touching and emotional. I can hear you through the screen 🙂

  10. short and very sweet! volumes of feeling in this

    1. Yes, very short and bittersweet. Sigh.

  11. I love this. We all need a sympathiser, from time-to-time.

    1. Yes, we all need someone who will cry with us, from time to time as you say. 🙂

  12. Absolutely beautiful

    1. Thank you kindly Barb! 🙂

  13. this touches my heart. beautiful poem

  14. a lot of captured emotions there… sad… but sweet… 🙂

  15. Awww so lovely and comforting.

    1. Thank you kindly Shainbird. 🙂

  16. Touching, lovely–that helpless feeling of knowing we can’t always “kiss away the hurts”.

    1. Feeling helpless is such a horrible feeling, especially knowing that it pales in comparison to the pain others feel.

  17. Crying for what cannot be comforted. This has pricked at my conscience – on a day when many thoughts are shifting and being guided. Thankyou

    1. And thank you for reading and taking my words to heart.

  18. Delicate, heartfelt, and beautiful. Reminds me of those times when people thought I was unmoved, while in fact I was crying tearlessly 🙂

    1. Tearless crying is perhaps more painful than tearful crying.

  19. Good Lines. I Liked 🙂

  20. You express well the sharing in someone else’s pain.

    1. I’m glad you think so. 🙂

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