Self- Harm

November 2, 2011
By Shaianne SILVER, Yukon, Oklahoma
Shaianne SILVER, Yukon, Oklahoma
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Favorite Quote:
“There's no half-singing in the shower, you're either a rock star or an opera diva.”

A simple mistake cuts people deep to the core
It makes you want more
One mistake leaves you with regret
The scars remind you in case you forget
The past is real
Even if they heal
I wish they would go away with each prayer
But in the end they're always there
The pain doesn't just hurt you
That's why friends are there to help you get through
The mess you get yourself into
The effects of depression
Control your confession
Asking for help can get you far
Before or after you make a scar
It's not too late for me
Though others may disagree
I hate seeing the blood drip against the sink
Sometimes all you have to do is think
Before the blade takes control
And tells you that you'll never be whole
I do this to feel
And I know it's not ideal
The scars make me feel haunted
Overwhelmed and feeling unwanted
Addictions can do that
No matter where I'm at
I'm sorry is all I can say
Each time I try to pray
I wish somehow life would just take me away
To when I wasn't afraid to cry
And the last thing I wanted was to die
Words affect me more than ever now
And all everyone can say is how
I just want to close my eyes
And hope that someone could hear my silent cries
That rest on my arms
These are the effects of self-harm
If you recognize the signs
And read between the lines
What you say can kill or save a life
Help someone before they pick up the knife

The author's comments:
My Own Experiences

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on Jul. 18 2014 at 1:31 pm
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

Your poem has powerful words and your poem helps people. You're a wondeful writer!!! And know that soneone has alwyas heard your silent cries, because that same someone heard my silent cries when I was depressed. This is a inspring poem (I hope that's the right word) it's amazing and your amazing, and I hope you know that. Thank you for sharing this, my friend!!!

on May. 23 2014 at 10:51 am
thatweirdone BRONZE, Bardwell, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
"Wrist are for bracelets, not cutting" Kellin Quinn

"Its hard to stop crying when the only person who can get you to stop is the person who made you cry..."

"Do you remeber who you were before the world told you who you had to be.."

This is perfect.. (:

on Oct. 7 2012 at 7:53 pm
xxSiennaSarcasm SILVER, Thomasville, Pennsylvania
9 articles 0 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We loved with a love that was more than love"~Edgar Allan Poe

This is how I feel...


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