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I tried washing away my scars last night…
It didn’t work.

I tried cutting you out of my life by tearing up our photos…
It didn’t work.

I tried loving myself for who I was, not what you wanted me to be…
It didn’t work.

I tried pushing aside the pill bottle to save my own life…
It didn’t work.

The crying, the cutting, and the self-loathing…
None of it worked.

But why lie to myself? The truth is…
I didn’t work.




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SaMiLoVe97 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 2, 2011 at 11:55 am:
:D Ahhhhhh i LOVE this!!!:) love,love,love. This is really amazing. Keep writing:)<3 Sami
 
spaghetti15 replied...
Jan. 13, 2011 at 11:49 am :
aw thank you! i still am! ill keep posting! thanks! means a lot!(:
 
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