January 16, 2010
i hold the pills in my hand
and keep my eyes shut tight.
i try to stop my shaking hand
and pray i'll be alright.

it's a secret that no one knows,
a pain no one can see.
my sadness no longer shows.
i'm no longer me.

the pills begin to numb the pain,
for awhile i can forget.
this is the prize i gain.
nothing bad has happened yet.

i feel the addiction slowly overtaking me.
i'm blind.
i no longer see.
i leave my pain behind.

the pills become my only friend,
the only thing i understand.
there is no end.
there's nothing more i can stand.

now it just my addiction and me.
i'm completely, and unbearably, alone.

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his_country_girl said...
Dec. 16, 2010 at 2:09 pm
thank you so much! i'm glad ya'll liked it. =) said...
Sept. 17, 2010 at 7:03 pm
say, thats incredible how u spoke in another's perspective. anyways, this piece was reallyy good, well-written, and had great emotion! good job :]
dancewritedream This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 21, 2010 at 6:45 pm
Awesome! Very sad, but that's perfect. It's very well written and I can see the picture clearly in my mind. Awesome, awesome, awesome.
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