The other night as I was driving, this song came on my ipod shuffle and though I was in a really good mood, and mostly dancing in my seat, I just started crying! This song just happens to be one of those songs that WILL make me cry no matter what.
And so I thought I'd continue from where Sara began with her post on books that make her cry and tell you the top things that throw my tear ducts into overdrive.
The Song That ALWAYS Makes Me Cry
The Hand Song, by Nickel Creek
There's something so simple and beautiful and yet heartbreaking about this. It just gets me everytime--which is bad, because I've given it to one of my characters. *SOB*
Full of Grace, Sarah McLachlan
On its own...it doesn't affect me that much. But since it was paired with the Season 2 finale of Buffy the Vampire Slayer which if ANY tv show is going to be mentioned--its this one, THAT episode....I can't hear the song without crying.
The ultimate sad begins at 6:38... :(
The Movie That ALWAYS Makes Me Cry
This is actually my favorite movie of all time. It always makes me laugh and smile and feel hope. But it also makes me cry every time I see it. Like clockwork.
If you haven't seen this movie yet--you MUST! It's absolutely beautiful.
A Little Princess
Also one of my favorite movies and BOOKS! But the moment when Sara Crewe goes up to the attic alone the first night and draws the circle and cries for her dad....also the moment when he comes back and his memory returns and he screams her name...ok, I'm ready to cry right now.
The Books That ALWAYS Make Me Cry
I really couldn't name just one because there are some REAL tear jerkers out there. But these are my top three that I LOVE and that really bring on the waterworks like CRAZY!
1. If I Stay, Gayle Forman
I'm pretty sure this needs no explanation. I mean...Mia's parents...Teddy...her memories...Adam...ok I'm ready to sob just thinking of it.
2. Before I Fall, Lauren Oliver
I'm pretty sure by the end of this I'd curled up in a ball and spent the next 24 hours on the verge of tears. Though the waterworks were always close to the surface once I got to day 5....and then it was all downhill...
3. Succubus Dreams (the end), Richelle Mead
I know a lot of people are still traumatized by the end of Shadow Kiss. But let me tell you, it has NOTHING on the ending of Succubus Dreams--this is Richelle's most heart shattering, soul splintering ending. It's sooooo tear inducing, I've actually put a ban on myself from reading the end.
And there you go--the song, books, and movies that send me flying toward my box of tissues.
Fess up. What books, songs, movies (or tv shows) make you cry?