Higher Than Before

November 14, 2011
By clumsyteardropper SILVER, Roslyn, Pennsylvania
clumsyteardropper SILVER, Roslyn, Pennsylvania
8 articles 0 photos 87 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You can't help others, if you yourself need help" -my sister ;) love it!


I take my relentless beating in a no longer sacred place.
They spit on my immobile body, on my unrecognizable face.
Sweat drools down my temple. Nothing but my own blood is all I taste.
I have no fight left in me, as it is with every challenge I’ve faced.
I dodged all I could manage, until I was shoved straight down to the floor.
I fear that I would not have made it if I had to have endured even more.
So much time was wasted; beating someone that was half their size.
That could’ve been the end of me, with no time for empty goodbyes.
It does give you some perspective though, being beaten to the ground.
That you’ll never see the upsides if you’re always looking down.
But once you get down that low, stop for a moment and raise your eyes
You might just see some kind of hero, even a miracle, to help you begin to rise...
...higher than before


The author's comments:
I was bullied from when I was a very little kid to when I was eleven. This is how I broke free. I'm older now and have moved on. Comments and ratings are appreciated :)

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on Mar. 19 2012 at 1:15 pm
TubaLady DIAMOND, Athens, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"I know how it feels to be completely alone and helpless, and the last thing you want to hear in that situation is, 'It's going to be OK. ' The only thing that seems to really help is that someone else who has felt that low expressing those feelings"

Verbally. Which I think is worse than physically because cuts and bruises heal, but words haunt your mind forever. Wounds like that... never heal

eliana924 GOLD said...
on Jan. 1 2012 at 12:16 pm
eliana924 GOLD, New York, New York
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It's horrible that you were bullied, and for so long, too! It's very inspiring how you overcame the trauma of it and used writing.

on Nov. 22 2011 at 10:12 am
clumsyteardropper SILVER, Roslyn, Pennsylvania
8 articles 0 photos 87 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You can't help others, if you yourself need help" -my sister ;) love it!

:( I'm so sorry to hear that.  Physically or verbally?

on Nov. 22 2011 at 8:09 am
TubaLady DIAMOND, Athens, Michigan
89 articles 2 photos 50 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I know how it feels to be completely alone and helpless, and the last thing you want to hear in that situation is, 'It's going to be OK. ' The only thing that seems to really help is that someone else who has felt that low expressing those feelings"

Me, too. And I'm still bullied. ;( It's really good, too.




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