Tupac Shakur

I Cry - Poem by Tupac Shakur

Sometimes when I'm alone
I Cry,
Cause I am on my own.
The tears I cry are bitter and warm.
They flow with life but take no form
I Cry because my heart is torn.
I find it difficult to carry on.
If I had an ear to confide in,
I would cry among my treasured friend,
but who do you know that stops that long,
to help another carry on.
The world moves fast and it would rather pass by.
Then to stop and see what makes one cry,
so painful and sad.
And sometimes...
I Cry
and no one cares about why.

Comments about I Cry by Tupac Shakur

  • Ana Leventic (12/7/2015 4:49:00 PM)

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  • Chinedu Dike (5/29/2015 3:13:00 PM)

    Beautiful and well articulated piece of poetry, insightfully penned with conviction. Lovely poem of great elegance, penned in poetic diction. Thanks for sharing. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON. (Report) Reply

  • Raul Diaz (1/6/2015 12:40:00 AM)

    Well written poem it has lot of meaning and heart into it (Report) Reply

  • Kenneth Maswabi Kenneth Maswabi (12/12/2014 1:44:00 AM)

    the bag of emotions in my eyes are about to open.Tupac has a special spot in my heart.We thank God for his life. (Report) Reply

  • Kenneth Maswabi Kenneth Maswabi (12/12/2014 1:44:00 AM)

    the bag of emotions in my eyes are about to open.Tupac has a special spot in my heart.We thank God for his life. (Report) Reply

  • * Sunprincess * (6/18/2014 4:06:00 PM)

    ..............the poet gives us some reasons why he cries....but the other times, he doesn't say why......a little mystery always makes the poem better..... (Report) Reply

  • Sherlynn Mehtlan (10/25/2013 8:51:00 PM)

    This poem was written by me SHERLYNN MEHTLAN when I was 15 years old and my mother died in front of me of a overdose, I was able to write my emotions in such a way to relate to others like many have proven me to be right. I sent this poem to ODIS MARIZETTE while he was locked up back in 2004 five years after my moms death, we exchanged poems back and forth for years. I'm kinda flattered by my idol's name was put on my poetry yet I see why, thanks Odie for allowing others to take credit for my stuff. (Report) Reply

  • Foxxy Love (6/4/2013 2:01:00 PM)

    Yes he does have a few books of poetry! (Report) Reply

  • Joshua Ford (5/26/2013 1:13:00 PM)

    I'm curious where this came from i dont think its a song did he have a book of poetry? (Report) Reply

  • Akanksha Bhatt Akanksha Bhatt (10/1/2012 10:51:00 AM)

    really a beautiful poem. i loved the last 3 line! you rock! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Ephraim Tshilo (9/13/2012 7:36:00 AM)

    even i myself couldnt have this writen (Report) Reply

  • Naomi Ngaau (6/7/2012 10:04:00 PM)

    forever and ever love you tupac he talked about real stuff! ! ! compaed to rappers these day i not hating on new school rappers blemin love rap but wheres the REAL TALK GONE rest easy pac loveyou (Report) Reply

  • David Rojas (5/22/2012 10:51:00 AM)

    Is it sooooooooooo cool

    : P (Report) Reply

  • Piratha chan (3/6/2012 5:38:00 PM)

    oh could you write poem about short people
    if you like (Report) Reply

  • Piratha chan (3/6/2012 5:36:00 PM)

    it so good poem
    and yah!
    good job!
    you rock! (Report) Reply

  • Robbie Rapana (2/20/2012 4:52:00 PM)

    So true right now in my life... (Report) Reply

  • Wenjie Mangaron (9/22/2011 1:45:00 AM)

    very nice poem..its simple but it can relate (Report) Reply

  • Ansha Truter Ansha Truter (8/17/2011 6:59:00 AM)

    This one has gotta be my favourite *thumbs up* (Report) Reply

  • Shadow Girl (6/15/2011 9:06:00 AM)

    I am so glad i found these truly inspirational poems via Maya Angelou's link. A true poet able to express raw emotions freely into words.SG (Report) Reply

  • Jahrae Patterson (6/8/2011 8:55:00 PM)

    it would be way better without the last two lines... it flows so perfectly thought that the end sounds so choppy (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 25, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 2, 2011

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