closeup shot of the eye of a young white woman who is crying

This is a lyric I wrote when Rick was in a nursing home for several months.. We had this conversation

Can’t Stop The Tears

What’s the matter babe
Just try and talk it out
I’m working hard to get home
I miss everything about you
Yeah I miss everything about you

Just had to hear your voice
God I miss your smile
I know we’ll be together
In just a little while
But

I can’t stop the tears
Just gotta let them flow
Soon we’ll be together
I tell myself
I know I know

Listening to your music
Sitting in your chair
Wearing your shirt
Wishing you were here

And I
Can’t stop the tears
Just gotta let them flow
Soon we’ll be together
I tell myself
I know I know

But
The only thing that matters is you
The only thing that matters is you
And I can’t stop the tears
No I can’t stop the tears
Stop the tears
Stop the tears

Theresa Marie Loder

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  1. Love this…thank you for sharing it. Some days I’m afraid if I start crying I won’t be able to stop. And if I do cry it’s over the dumbest stuff…things that don’t warrant tears but just seem to be a breaking point. So, for the most part, I just don’t cry. 🙁

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