Elementary Darkness

Location

60620
United States
41° 44' 49.2504" N, 87° 40' 4.7172" W

When I was tossed into the darkness,
I was lucky enough to be ignored
but still I felt the sword...still I felt the sword.

The darkness had me in its grip,
my innocence was stripped.
I was taunted without provocation
I was ignored without a foundation
and it was all because I had a different calibration.

It was hard - everything hurt, so very bad.
I had nowhere to turn, no way to assert.
For me, the taunting only terminated,
when I in turn graduated.

But, regardless, I survived,
even with a hole in my heart, I lived.
However, my persona was altered slightly
and my outlook on humanity grows ever unsightly.
Perhaps the world is not as you thought the most brightly.

Comments

Vampire_Tails201

This was written from the heart, written from the very experiences of my elementary school from fifth grade up, from which I graduated. I'm so glad I can express my thoughts into poems so easily, to release that bottled up feeling!

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