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Why is it that when sadness occurs it takes over one's whole being?
It envelops them until there is nothing left.
It runs deep in their blood
And no happiness can touch them.
Sadness is inevitable.
It's inevitably hard.
It's inevitably distracting.
It's inevitably inevitable,
And that's the fact of it.
It's everlasting, never-ending,
Hardship after hardship.

Please tell me never-ending has an end.
I want to believe that happiness will come,
but I've built a wall around myself.
I've locked happy out
And sadness in.
I am trapped, a hostage of my own mind.
I am lost in this labyrinth of pain and suffering,
Of sleepless nights and hopeless days.
And I've lost my way out.
I need to find my way back to freedom,
Back to happiness,
Back to myself.
Because this, it's not me.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.

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MayaNelleThis 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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 6, 2014 at 4:48 pm
this is beautiful. I know exactly how you feel. The knowledge that youre not you but you dont rememebr who you are anymore and no one can help, you cant even help yourself. Keep going girl, happiness will find its way to you. Great writing <3
Alexa said...
Jul. 5, 2010 at 8:26 am

I love you Madelinee. This is awesome. The writing is amazing. Very deep and I totally get what you're saying. I mean even if I didn't know you, I would absolutely get this. It's really good (and not super bad at all ;))

ps: Imma have to get you out of this funk. Tux swimming? :D

alicial said...
Jul. 4, 2010 at 9:18 pm
I can definitely relate to this. great writing =] life sucks - this I know very well. But I'm still here fighting the lost fight. So, keep your head up, okay? Don't give up.
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