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Close your eyes and think about How you feel when your are weak?
my life took a turn for the better, i’m under this umbrella to protect me from the dangerous weather. until i learn to not walk outside and chase the storm, i’ll always find myself in a place i don’t want to be in.
Breaking as you hit the concrete ground Cause no one to catch you was around In tired tears you tried to drown On broken shards you lay
Dear Great Aunt, not to be forgotten, detecting the memories yet not able to find the remedies. powerful. shadowing your steps, as you left feeling empty,
I'm a survivor. I escaped the emptiness inside me; The ghost that's behind me, The one that despises me. When he tries to devour me I make him shiver;
It was all one big jump back in time. And those bad people, All the bad they did, And there she was helpless. Doing what she do best. Taking "it"
My depression is like I’m swimming through a deep darkness Thick and black like oil My airways are blocked Panicking desperately to reach the surface But an anchor chained to my left foot
Money is fabulous. Friends can be cool. However, what is life if I had nothing to look forward too? I need faith. Without faith, I would be a living waste - sitting in disgrace.
So many days. Too many to count. I've sat here alone, quiet, no sounds... Silence and sadness were my only two friends. Stealing and eating my life from within. So many days.
Don't forget the crash Don't forget the burn Every word spoken The ones that hurt. Don't forget the incredulous The ones who don't believe. Stay tough and prove to them That YOU are strong
She disappeared into the abyss of self dout and self ridicule knowing she can't f**k up anymore cuz they won't be there and the nerves were eating out her insides She hated knowing that it was the end of it all.
Like a flame in the wind, I've been flickering. But I promise I'll never burn out.
It's time to move on Day one, the blood is gone The scar remains, the pain's the same But be willing to stick it through It's a new day, same challenge faced by a new you
A jynx a bother a worrisome child
You might not understand it, you might ask why
It’s like you are blind Except you’ve chosen this view You’ve hallucinated this dilemma All because I am not with you. Well I’m not sorry to say That I haven't an apology to tell
Have you ever found yourself in the state when you're asleep but still aware of your surroundings? It's kind of like limbo between two worlds, not fully involved in either of them. But what if you were constantly in that state?
My head is up and my heart is beating
Roses are red. Violets are blue. Don't wait for the moment. No one can give you the world But you Red who rose Violet no longer blue If you want the truth No one can love you Like you
When I look back I realize I love life Though life comes full with heavy price When I look back I love more Find something to fight for I got a world in store
I cry because of the memories Both that were and will never be I laugh because I keep on sailing Even though I know I’m lost at sea
I can’t speak the words You so badly want to hear And I can’t make it go away But I can ensure you have help here You think you are weak When I know you are strong
I'm here to be born. I'm here to learn how to speak. I'm here to learn how to walk. And I'm here to learn not to be weak. I'm here to listen to music. I'm here to listen to the birds.
Somedays I want to run and hide. Somedays I want to proclaim my life. It's somedays I feel I'm loosing my mind and other days it's all in my sight.
<3 You could see it in their eyes. They weren't quite friends anymore. The way she smiled for him, friends don't smile like that. The way he puts his hands on her back,
What can you expect me to do? After always telling me I'm so little, so few. I'm never enough, not for you.
She searches for something to fill her soul, everyday digging a deeper hole, a
There was a smell of suicide in the air tonight.
I saw the scars on your arm. I have a cat.. Promise me you'll stop.
For fourteen years I saw your f
Who am I? Can I really be defined by words? Am I great? I hope so. Am I ambitious? I believe so. I am ordinary, that very much is true Not all that special or out of the blue
18, an adult, seeking independence, my voice to be heard, time spent shouting for reason,
mornings seem treacherous, reminding you
What is flaw? Is it what makes you different from everybody else? Is it what you lack? Is it your potiential to go further than everybody else? What makes me flawless? What makes me flawless?
For all of the “What if’s” and trying times Look within yourself And know that no amount of caffeine or beauty products
To Bully is to be cruel, Noreason reason to do so, Hurting people, Making many cry for no reason, They become depressed and build up anger, Many kill themselves to end the pain, And for what?
They'll write my name in a history book and write about me they'll say that taxes were high and polls were negative and we were at war with others with each other
He didn’t fit into the “in crowd”Just because he wasn’t allowed.But coming home to screams and shouts.
I am tough and I am strong but at times its not like that at all. There's a girl who gives a shit behind this wall and very few people walk through it.
I have discovered my problem in the course of a psychology assignment.
I've got a club, it fits just two Consists of only me and you; I got your back, you've got mine Make sure no man is left behind. Up in a fort with winter chills,
Are you ready to see what hides behind the curtain? Can you handle something so uncertain? All you can hear is laughter from her lips, and see a shadow moving her hips. Are you ready to pull the curtain? Are you ready for the uncertain?
"small lips", "big nose", "pale face", "big eyes", "small thighs", "fat in the wrong place", "awkward", "strange", "too shy", but "dont let them get to you", "dont you cry" smile, smile, smile.
These are troubled waters. I hope I stay afloat. 'Cause the boat that I'm in is just a total joke. I brought a coat; it'll probably snow. I don't know. My weather's unpredictable and on another note,
As this blood drains from my body
Herself in disguise why doesn't she like what she sees? Because i think she is beautiful, talented, and amazing yes indeed. I guess it doesn't matter what i think...
I'm going for the top I got it on lock Its no crock I'm sturdy as a rock That will never crumble like a stock This is why I have a flock They would follow me around any block So don't be in shock
The words slipped from my breath so easily, that I didn’t even know they were gone. I was always a step behind the rest, but I never thought I would actually be left alone. The war is over but I’m still in the midst of a battle.
are you happy with yourself? Pretending to be what you're not,
This feeling of depression, sadness, sorrow . . . Will this be the oppression of tomorrow?
Ripped but not running
So you think you're a tough guy?Beating on the weakThat sting in your knuckles echoed by a life timeIs what you createAn artist of despair
You are an imperfection
Cut your hair boy, Why are you bald.. you are a girl. You do not meet expections, but it isn't you, it is just the world... Yes hunny it is ugly.
The darkness is taking over my thoughts, I try to escape, but I can't. I'm drowning in a pool of my own madness. I can't seem to keep my head above water. No matter how hard I swim,
I am not going to explain the scars on my wrist Or size of my waist to the ratio of my hips. I’m not going to apologize for the way my ribs protrude
Strength. Patience. Faith. Courage.
Amazing Title right it was a fight towards choosing this legend that i'll soon tell them.
In the dead of the night there is a cry of pain. One child looses innocence and a soul commits to flames. No help hears this call and thus none arrives, He is left to the darkness with tears in his eyes.
Is it time for feeding? Because you gather around me, Feasting upon my looks,
It's IIt's like you lit my soul on fire
I don't understand why we are the way we are, Most of this generation's cares belong to money and cars, What happened to all the kindness, respect and laughs, All we distribute is violence, hatred, jabs.
Laws and rules and regulations of fools
I wish I could hug you, look you in the eyes, tell you that everything will be okay; that I will take care of everything when you're gone. But I can't.
You go out there and you fly You're tired of people making you feel small. youre tired of feeling like you'll never amount to anything. But let me tell you, one day you WILL fly.
It comes and goes, The love it goes. Each time it blows. The pain it sneaks, And claims its crown. The pain shows new, the feelings true. The love it falls, Behind closed walls. I can't take the pain. I'm about to go insane.
There were so many sleepless nights, days where you'd lie in bed, and hardly even bother to see the light. You couldn't find a reason, but you were just broken.
For such a long time, I wished I would feel,
Her scars are like a diary, open for the world to see. Showing how low she's been, and how many times she's been there. Her wrist is the only honest part of her, it's where the truth about her world lies.
I try to live my life as you see fit To be the person you want me to be and not who I desire to be My heart yearns for freedom my unspoken words dig into my flesh
Stuck fighting a battle that's not her own
You can never be betterYou will never do betterYou don't deserve betterThat's what I tell myself everydayI look in the mirrorDisgusted with my appearanceFull of regret from the decisions I've made
When it's gotten so hardThat you scream upon deathTo take you away from this miserable placeAnd you cry because no one can even noticeThat your crumbling insideThat your shattering into pieces
It's the loudest yet the quietest kindIt's the easy yet the painful timeYou lie on the floor and scream the hardestBut no one hears, no one walks inYou just hold your stomach And cover your mouth
The decisions she's made lurk behind her like a predator and it's preyShe's never known where she belongedShe's never known what to sayHer voice weak in the crowdsShe cannot speakShe cannot be heard
A girl that runs away from her fears She is not weak She is alone Walking this earth with no hand to hold She stares up at the stars and the moon
The beginning is long gone and the end is near Running with no doubts in her mind but she still runs with fear With her heart in her left hand and her mind in the other
If you looked me in the eyes And stared for a while You could see my story The pain The suffering The love The anguish The heartache
Here I stand. Hit by 17 years worth of pain. Here I stand. Struggling with the most elementary problems. Here I stand. Against the ridicule of society.
Change is a powerful thing Sometimes it brings us joy And sometimes sorrow At times we do not see it affect us
Life is good, Life is kind, Life is amazing. hmmm.. But then here comes an issue. What do we do ? We blame ourseleves ! and for what ? Well todd did the same thing as me,
Love of mine,
Don't quit, When the roads are hard, And darkness is around you, Don't ever quit. You're worth it, More than the pain, More than anything, You are worth more than giving in.
Desperate measures call for desperate actions. That's all I knew. I sat crying in front of my sister, Hurting so badly I pleaded at her, Please just kill me. She looked at me sadly asking innocently.
I wish life were easy
Waking up to selfish bliss Unknowledgeable of the worst crisis Hours passed, time went by A knock and a note sent my angel to the sky Violent crash, a quick pass, he nervously replied
Do you know what it's like to want the simplist things, but your budget just doesnt simply call for it?
Breathe In Breathe Out Step onto the scale Close your eyes Close your fists You will not fail Take a peek Take it in But don't you cry You're perfect You're beautiful
There once was a man named Russell, who moved through life in a hustle. He sat in bed with no hair on his head, and rarely would move a muscle. He whispered so near to my ear,
Broken home. Young mom of two at twenty two. Girl you're a fool, just another statistic. More mouths to feed in that welfare line, no she said not today. Lets go to college I'll lead the way.
At school there will be times that you feel alone. You will may just want to go home. If you stay strong and stand tall, nothing will make you fall. I promise, you can get through it all.
Who are you to judge, the pain, the insecurities. Who are you to say i will NEVER become something. I am the one to decide my fate, NO ONE ELSE. the only person alowed to bring me down is me.
The conversation was unpredictable The tears came from the unknown Some days I smile but want to cry all day I rather these feelings stay hidden than shown.
A horizontal line, A bluish-purple vein, how much would it take to drive me insane? A few more hospital visits, A few more prescription pills they say recovery is possible
Do you know anyone that got a pamphlet to understand the steps, obstacles, challenges on being a student? Most of us didn't which in my opinion was the best way.
Some days I just wanted to scream I just wanted to runaway Or melt as if I were cream They make everything seem like a dream
We are the fallenThe ones damned to eternityBeen beaten down by words and clubs and thingsThe hated and disowned againOur past lives lived without modernityFeeling as if we lived with golden wings
<3 The stormy weather of my heart is a passage way to a nightmare. A dream never to be forgotten. It's as dark as the blackest hole; lightning that strucks you, paralyzes you to another galaxy.
So you think that you are brave? Hiding behind your words so foul It could make a soul roll up and shatter Better them than me? But I don’t agree with them
Stay strong and keep your head held high, Don’t be upset for pointless reasons and let your time slip by. Remain positive and just be happy, Don’t let anyone else make you feel crappy.
I look at my legs and I see all my scars Somtimes they're as vivid as my nightmares Sometimes they're as invisible as that little girl was made to feel I look at my arms and I see exhausted veins
We were born alone to fight the unknown. God only knows how much longer we can go. The internal battles are stuggles we keep in bottles. Trying to express who we are in a civilization
When you're as quiet as I am, You learn to KEEP quiet. Crazy Ideas and loudest thoughts, Sarcastic statements, Hurtful words and painful lies Will stay within my mind. The silence says it all.
Please leave me alone.The voices in my head wont be silentCan't think, can't breath.Wanting to escape this terror.No where to paint for my arms are full of the scars as well as my legs.
The clichés are on repeat: life is rough, get over it. Deal with it. It always happens to everyone. We are imperfect like a circle drawn by a blind hand.
All the days seem to blur together For once there was a forever. Time ago I saw a new light But then it died one fateful night.
The creaking of an attic’s chest which contains the stories of a previous life hidden as dusty almanacs. Rummaging hands find leather covers – life to the memories forgotten.
Flash, Back to the days When we believed everything anyone ever told us. Do we still remember them? It seems to me, Those days were so long ago, Passed by so quick. Now look at us.
One Autumn day, I stumbled upon A small leaf in a tree As red as an ember, as yellow as the sand The leaves all around Were floating to the ground Yet this leaf This one little leaf
Another day stuck in dismay Rain clouds follow me everywhere Just another bad day they say I know they don't even care
You saw me there yelling for help You didn't care You saw the pain You could have helped me up You knocked me down instead You kept hurting me You didn't care
One day you will realize how much you hurt us physically and mentally One day you will see the pain in our faces One day you will noticed how many lives you ruined
I wake up, 5 am as usual I get ready for the torture ahead I arrive at school I walk down the hall to my first class I sit down "GROSS!"
You ask me as if you care what I say, But in the end, I know you'll want it your way. My thoughts and feelings mean nothing to you, As society sees it, nothing important is true.