David Whalen

Rookie - 78 Points (5/18/38 / Covington Kentucky)

Teardrops And Raindrops


It’s so hard
To tell
Raindrops from teardrops

When you’re cryin’ in the rain

Do you wipe away
A raindrop
That’s fallen from the sky

When you’re cryin’ in the rain

Or do you wipe away
A tear
Fallen… from your eye

It’s not only by
The seasoning
of saline alone

When you’re cryin’ in the rain

It’s not only by
The reasoning
That each one of us has known

That you know it’s not
The issue
From the sky

And you know
It’s from both
Your heart, and from your eye

For when you’re
Truly cryin’
in the rain

You’ll taste the tears
And feel like dying
From the pain

It’s so hard…so, so hard
To tell
The raindrops from teardrops

When you’re alone…
Alone cryin’…
…Alone cryin’ in the rain…

Submitted: Thursday, April 25, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Teardrops And Raindrops by David Whalen )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Christmas Trees, Robert Frost
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  4. Talking Turkeys!, Benjamin Zephaniah
  5. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  8. If, Rudyard Kipling
  9. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep, Mary Elizabeth Frye
  10. To Lucasta, Going To The Wars, Richard Lovelace

Poem of the Day

poet Richard Lovelace

Tell me not (Sweet) I am unkind,
That from the nunnery
Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind
To war and arms I fly.

True, a new mistress now I chase,
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Hedonism, Edward Kofi Louis
  2. Afshan Ahmad and The Terrorists, Akhtar Jawad
  3. My lovely Muse from Venus, Yor Nella
  4. Egoism, Edward Kofi Louis
  5. Caroline, Wensislaus Mbirimi
  6. Silent Love, Phil Soar
  7. Dream (landless Zimbabweans), Wensislaus Mbirimi
  8. Vintage Flower, Edward Kofi Louis
  9. Proverbs, Wensislaus Mbirimi
  10. Greatness In Courage, Bernedita Rosinha Pinto
[Hata Bildir]