Oh Dear, Here Come Tears… again

Tears and men are a problem, to be honest. This male cries far too easily, whether happy or sad. That bothers me, not because I’m merely a man. It bothers me that it happens too frequently…What’s gained? Nothing that I can quantify…

TEARS

Oh dear, here come tears… again,

dripping down my stubbled cheeks;

for males like me, what’s to gain?

I’m sure I look womanly-weak;

What language does this leakage speak?

 

Oh dear, tears so easily triggered,

women seem quite impressed

but most males just shrug, snigger

(don’t dare ask me where I left my dress!)

  • tighten that tap lads, never confess!

 

What useful purpose tripwire tears?

Emotional outpouring readily unnerves

  • better wait till the coast is clear

before sobbing; better to conserve

feelings for those that really deserve.

 

Do tears really express compassion?

Is salt-water more than vain venting?

This male-weakness not in fashion;

how about occasionally absenting

such naked need – what’s preventing?

 

Is empathy proven by such waste water?

Pathetic snivelling proves little purpose

except when I buried my baby daughter;

inarticulate gasping I had then in surplus…

but  Christ’s death and resurrection reverses

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s