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You Have Courage

My name to you is weird,
You believe that you are so much better than me,
You think you are popular,
Ha I think that's hilarious,
I have a name,
I don't have to bully someone to feel good about myself,
If you are popular then that is something i don't ever want to be,

We became friends at church,
But I still didn't know if I could trust you,
But when we became better friends,
Sharing each and every secret with each other,
You told the saddest one of all,
You whispered to me that your dad abused you,
You showed me the bruises he left,
Oh lord did I believe you,

I want to help but I don't have the courage,
Courage is what you have for being able to deal with these things,
Courage is something you have but I do not,

I take back what I said before,
Now knowing why you said and acted like you did,



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ReadWriteBreathe said...
Oct. 2, 2011 at 3:39 pm
This is really sad. I like how you admit that you didn't have the courage to tell, it feels like you wish you did though. Amazing poem. Four out of five.
 
ReadWriteBreathe replied...
Oct. 2, 2011 at 3:40 pm

I actually meant five out of five. I was thinking of the letter four when i typed it.

:)

 

 
Regs_the_Shorty replied...
Oct. 6, 2011 at 6:29 am
Thanks it means a lot :)
 
Kev-Girl said...
Oct. 2, 2011 at 11:47 am
This is so sad! :( But very well written! Five out of five stars! Great job!
 
Regs_the_Shorty replied...
Oct. 2, 2011 at 1:58 pm
Awwww thank you so much!!!!! I love it when people rate or comment on my articles :) Thanks!
 
Authorgal98 said...
Sept. 14, 2011 at 9:38 pm
This is soooo sad :'( And about what you said on your wall, it is impossible to critize this amazing work! I hope one day you'll get courage... no pun intended.... 5 satrs for sure. Keep up the great work!
 
Regs_the_Shorty replied...
Sept. 15, 2011 at 7:52 pm
Thank you!!!
 
Hazel-daisy This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 12, 2011 at 3:42 pm
this is so sad, it's written really well though. I think it's very meaningfull and heartfelt...5/5 :)
 
Regs_the_Shorty replied...
Sept. 12, 2011 at 4:15 pm
Thanks I put a lot of time into this I'm glad you like it!!!!! :D
 
Dark_Mind said...
Sept. 10, 2011 at 1:47 pm
This is sad, even sadder since its true. But it is a good peom. Almost like a letter of regret to me. 5 stars.
 
Regs_the_Shorty replied...
Sept. 10, 2011 at 4:44 pm
Thanks for reading my poem I loved your poem Daddy's Little Girl too!!! I'm gonna read some of your other work too. That is definetly a great piece to tell people to read because it makes them want to read some of your other work :)
 
orangebear16 said...
Sept. 5, 2011 at 7:06 pm

i really enjoyed this pice, it really meaningful. I really like it, i did not see any mistakes jump out. It was really beautiful

 

 
Regs_the_Shorty replied...
Sept. 5, 2011 at 7:19 pm
Thanks :)
 
Reader101 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 17, 2011 at 9:39 am
this is a very powerful piece.... at the beginning, i felt mad for the bullying and every thing, but by the time you finished your words, my heart was softened and i had tears in my eyes... thank you:)
 
Regs_the_Shorty replied...
Aug. 17, 2011 at 9:52 am
AWWWWWWWWW thanks!!!!!
 
Reader101 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Aug. 17, 2011 at 1:10 pm
will u read some of mine if you have time?:)
 
Regs_the_Shorty replied...
Aug. 17, 2011 at 1:29 pm
Yeah sure :)
 
Reader101 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Aug. 17, 2011 at 1:32 pm
thanks a bunch!!!:))<3
 
Regs_the_Shorty replied...
Aug. 17, 2011 at 5:02 pm
Hahaha your welcome :)
 
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