Sharpie Tattoos

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 11:31 -- Lewy9

She wears a heart on her sleeve
Permanent red staining her skin
A delicate etching on a sensitive nerve
She loves her wrists, she says
She loves herself
And will not
Give in
To the temptation to
End the pain
With a swift slash.
But what she means is different entirely.
Her sharpie heart is merely
That if at first you don’t succeed,
Ink poisoning will finish the job.


Need to talk?

If you ever need help or support, we trust for people dealing with depression. Text HOME to 741741