“I Can’t Cry” by Jameela Ayoub

I Can’t Cry

I’ve run out of tears to cry
Of tears to cry, I’ve run out

Jameela Ayoub
Jameela Ayoub is an aspiring writer and photographer based in the Washington D.C. area. She’s a sophomore at Duke Ellington School of the Arts and is a first year student in the Literary Media and Communications Department. She will be graduating with the class of 2023.

This poem was generated from celebrated poet Derrick Weston Brown’s intensely inventive creative writing class at Duke Ellington School of the Arts. Enduring thanks to Mr. Brown for continuing to teach the Skinny form and nurture young artists as they grow–and add beauty to all our grown-up days.


Posted on March 5, 2021, in Duke Ellington School of the Arts Poems, March 2021. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I really like this one. Hope you do more of them. Best wishes, Martha Deed (aka Spork)

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