The girl who hurts

August 5, 2008
By Brandy Holton, Charlotte, MI

Don’t say you know me
because I can tell you why you don’t
There are million poems inside of me
that I have never wrote
There are million things I’ll never say
no matter how I try
You’ll never see me hurt
and never see me cry

They tell me girls are softer
and ask me why I’m not
I look into their eyes
Seeing fights they have not fought
Tears they have not cried
Mistakes they have not made
Love they have not felt
Feelings they do not hate
And I know that
We are not the same

They see that I am different
But they do not ask me why
Because they see the pain
Reflecting in my eyes
The marks
I used to try to hide
The lie
That once was my life

So quietly they turn
Not knowing what to do
Seeing someone broken
When they have no tools to use
No one knows how to fix
The broken pieces of my soul
So, they do what they can
With what little they know
And when they take a step closer
Or ask a question that goes too deep
They don’t blame me
When I turn and begin running
They watch me quickly go
And wait for me to return
They accept my pain
And love the girl who hurts

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This article has 4 comments.

Kelso said...
on Aug. 20 2008 at 12:21 pm
lovely poem. congrats on getting it published!

meow said...
on Aug. 20 2008 at 10:24 am
I loved it! it portrays alot of emotion. =] great job!

??? said...
on Aug. 20 2008 at 5:29 am
wow...all i have to say to this...simple know how to write with so much emtions...i love it...hope to see anther one of your poems up here soon. :)

ep500er said...
on Aug. 18 2008 at 6:48 pm
I love this are a great writer. Although no one ever knows what you are feeling everyone knows when someone feels hurt. Keep moving forward.

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