Anorexia.

July 17, 2008
By Katherine Lippert, Simi Valley, CA

I hate you
For pulling her, ripping her away.
For holding her
Distorting her perception of herself
She's gorgeous.
I hate you.
I'm afraid to say I hate her.
Because you caused it.
I can't blame her.

Her sick, pained, self.
She hurts me.
Even still
I still can't stay away.
I want to.
I want to escape, start over
But I can't.
I have to stay
To see this through
I don't want to.
I want to run, scream, be free
But I can't pull myself away from her.

I want to guard her,
Keep her safe
But I can't.
I can't.
I... can't.

This is a time of realization.
I can't.
Those words I wished I couldn't say.
I can't.
I finally accept it.
I can't

But oh, I wish I could...


The author's comments:
Anorexia hits close to home in more ways than one. I hope you come away with a better understanding of what's going on in the mind of someone experiencing so horrible.

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IRBFGW DIAMOND said...
on Apr. 25 2009 at 9:57 pm
IRBFGW DIAMOND, Cincinnati, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"Hey, assbutt!" Supernatural, Castiel.

I love this, this is an amazing piece of work. This really shows how an eating disorder effects the friend. this is truley beutiful. I love it, i'd see where else you can get with this. try seeing if you can get this into books or something,its awesome.


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