The Razor

December 30, 2008
You thought I did this to myself.
Maybe I did, and maybe you caused this.
Maybe the fact that you told me you loved me
Then went at it with my best friend did this to me
All I know is that the sharp edge biting at my skin and
The red liquid running down my skin, hot, feels so nice.
When the marks appear it reminds me of you,
And remembering you hurts, so I runaway.
Running away feels so nice.
They say it’s your fault I’m the empty shell
Of the person I used to be.
The nice, funny, sweet, outgoing girl everyone used to know.
Now, I’ve locked myself away in the ivory tower,
No one knows who I am anymore.
It’s your fault.
It’s my fault.
It’s everyone’s fault
But if there’s one thing I learned from this experience, it’s that
The razor’s my new best friend….

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jasmine66 said...
May 15, 2011 at 3:27 pm
This relates to my best friend!! I am soo sorry :(
emo.panda101 said...
Dec. 25, 2009 at 1:11 pm
this is very good i love it so much i can totally relate to it all the way i use to cut but then i got locked away i cried when i read this cause its so try
someone_writing_in_the_rain said...
Apr. 25, 2009 at 8:18 pm
this sounds like me..... some of my friends can relate too. really good; sounds really realistic for someone who hasnt actually cut
EdytD said...
Apr. 8, 2009 at 2:36 am
it's strong, but i would have put more concrete images rather than feelings. For instance, instead of saying "running away," you could describe the running.
blingblang4eva said...
Mar. 3, 2009 at 2:09 am
this is amazing :) i liek the raw emotion of it. the pain u fell. i can feel it too as i read. i liek the adjectives described in it. it is twistedly genius :)
swimchix12 said...
Feb. 13, 2009 at 2:16 am
I think its great because some people actually do go through this I'm not one of them but my close friend did and this poem how dangerous feeling are.
Edward_Cullen_Is_The_Essence_Of_Life said...
Jan. 11, 2009 at 5:39 pm
Ok, I am the auhtor! Let me clear something up.... I DO NOT cut myself. Instead I write poetry and stories... Just wanted to clear that up
xxJustxxme said...
Jan. 10, 2009 at 10:00 pm
This poem is great. I can understand what you mean. I have been hurt by people so much. I blame them for my actions, my anger, and my hurt feelings. it's just sad that they don't care. But i guess some people are like that. Please keep writing and if you are cutting yourself, realize that the person/people who caused your pain are not worth you time.
whenitrains said...
Jan. 9, 2009 at 9:48 pm
wow... this is such a moving poem. i got chills :) you are a gifted writer, and it is sad that you cut yourself. no one is worth that, remember that.
LiviRose93 replied...
Dec. 7, 2010 at 8:08 pm
i can 100% relate to this.. really good! 
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