April 25, 2010
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The affliction of a wound
From a stranger
Is disheartening
From an enemy
From a brother
From a friend


Open rebuke
Is better
Than secret

Anger is
It wasn’t my
I expected this
I knew they weren’t true
Deep down somewhere



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wildflowergirl said...
May 20, 2010 at 7:34 pm

Kelsey! It's Ilia!

This was beautiful. Wonderful job. I love the first stanza especially. Beautiful :)

keep up the good work :)

Kelsey P. replied...
May 21, 2010 at 2:44 pm
Oh, hey!!! Thanks so much! I'm glad that you liked it!
forgottenpenname This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 17, 2010 at 2:25 pm

Awww. That was so sad. :(

The writing's amazing, as usual, though.

Kelsey P. replied...
May 17, 2010 at 5:00 pm
Thanks Cavy :)
Kelsey P. said...
May 16, 2010 at 2:46 pm
Yeah, saddly. I hope things get better for you soon! My life has, though it was a very hard time also.
ZiRaww! said...
May 14, 2010 at 9:34 pm
That's sad when you can't trust anyone anymore. I know how you feel.
Patience97 said...
May 14, 2010 at 8:53 pm
I also feel this pain. I never knew exactly who they were inside. They left me for another group of girls. I just get to sit around and watch.
Kelsey P. replied...
May 15, 2010 at 11:42 am
That's terrible, I'm so sorry. People shouldn't be able to do stuff like that.
Patience97 replied...
May 15, 2010 at 2:30 pm
It's a hard time for me right now. A lot of different things have been... bring me down, everything with my friends doesn't help either. I have little to no support with them. I don't know what to say. I think it is human -- we are sinful. I think people can do or say whatever they want to others. I think they should never leave someone just because... You know?
criminalninja<33 said...
May 14, 2010 at 12:21 pm
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