Fading

By , Denver, CO
I don't mean to repeat myself, darling believe
But I feel like I'm fading, please tell me you see
Reach out and touch me, tell me if you can feel
I just need to know, need to know that I'm real
Don't make me be the one to prove
When I'm so scared I can't even move
Because all I can do it make real wounds
It gives me relief but more pain follows soon
If one scar was enough I would end it right there
But I'm afraid even that cannot end my despair
It appears that there's only one surefire way
All I need is for you to turn to me and say
I see you, I love you, I know that you're here
You're far from transparent, you're much more than clear
If you would just say that, I'd believe that it's true
Because if I was a ghost, I wouldn't have you





Join the Discussion

This article has 1 comment. Post your own now!

heatherj2263 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 8, 2010 at 1:02 pm
You are real, people around you care about you. I know it seems like your stone mother doesn't care, but she does. You need to talk to her. Tell her how you feel.
 
bRealTime banner ad on the left side
Site Feedback