From Down Under

March 15, 2010
Something's wrong with me.

Can someone please help me.

My world I once knew
Oh, so well
Has crumbled under my feet.

I realize now,
all my pain is
From down under.

Once again the needle
hits my bear skin.
I just can't seem to stop.

Just one more night
I whisper to myself.

In the night I realize
All the things I've gone through are
From down under

The man I once knew and loved
had lied to me about the
other girl

In my life,
Everything with my brokeness is
From down under.

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ritabelle511This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Jul. 13, 2011 at 11:06 pm
I'm sorry that you had to go through all of this....I hope that it all works out and that you become a stronger person because of it all! Very well written and moving poem.
StrangeJade This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 8, 2011 at 7:16 pm
Wow! This is so good! Your writing has a sort of rhythm to it, especially the first two stanzas. Five stars, and I really do hope it got better for you. :)
GzusFreak10 said...
Jun. 29, 2010 at 4:52 pm
Wow. That's so sad! Just wondering exactly: what do you mean about "It's all from down under"? This is so heart-breaking! I like how you wrote this!
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