February 27, 2011
I was strong when you were weak
I was the sunshine when things looked bleak
You were the clouds on a rainy day
Getting in the sunshine’s way
I couldn’t let my light shine through
And I didn’t know what to do
Had to hold it all inside of me
Hide everything that makes me me
We were happy for a while
Then I realized you didn’t care at all
I gave my strength, my life, my love
I prayed for guidance from above
And then, somehow it didn’t work
You were being a total jerk
I tried to pull my self away,
To save me the pain of another day
For some reason, I just kept holding on
Tried to be happy tried to be strong
All my friends were telling me
It’s not worth it, just get up and leave
But you pulled me in, and I fell
For your charm and looks and everyone could tell
That you had me mesmerized and hypnotized
But I couldn’t realize
That you were bad for me
That my personality was ceasing to be
Although it took me till the very last minute
I finally ended it
And here I am today
My soul is scarred but I’m okay

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skysurferfan said...
Apr. 16, 2011 at 5:24 pm
Oh my gosh, this is amazing.  You totally captured what it's like to be in an abusive relationship.  Five stars!  Keep on writing!  Also, please check out my poems. Thanks!
EmilyMichelle This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Apr. 19, 2011 at 9:12 am
Thank you so much! This means a lot to me! <3
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