A Good Cry

Release…

Drowning in sadness

Flowing tears cleanse my hurt soul

Hopeful heart floats free…

Sometimes a good cry is what’s needed, otherwise emotions can all too easily become bottled up and blocked, creating who knows what turmoil deep down.

Holding on too tight for too long is not always a good thing, but we are taught to be strong, and assume that strength comes from keeping it all in, always maintaining that typically British stiff upper lip no matter what we feel inside.

Learning to cry when I need to is something I still struggle with; I still tend to hide my feelings and put on a brave smile, pretending that all is well, even to myself. I’m very much a work in progress on that front, trying hard to let it all go, letting the tears flow freely when necessary.

And so I remind myself daily that as long as I allow myself sufficient space to acknowledge and explore my sad feelings, releasing them appropriately however uncomfortable that may be at times, I’ll hopefully get there in the end…

Written in response to the Daily Prompt: Tricky

 

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