I Cry By 2pac

I’m a huge fan of 2pac and not many people know that he has a book of poetry. One of his poems ‘I cry’ talk about emotion and sadness in a way that many men don’t (especially not men in hip hop). He describes what it’s like to feel really sad and overcome with emotion and not know how to tell someone. It’s simple but powerful.

 

I Cry by 2pac

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 confiding,
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….

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