Keeping Me Down

July 2, 2012
By FlowerakaJalyne SILVER, Dayton, Ohio
FlowerakaJalyne SILVER, Dayton, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
No the grass may not be greener on the other side but the trees are a little taller to shade the pain - Jalyne McCurdy

The best reaction is no reaction
So when they are throwing their fist and feet at me, I don't cry, I don't scream or beg for their mercy
I stand there taking every bit I can before I fall down to the ground
The best reaction is no reaction
But when they are canon balling their words I am weak
They call me dumb and I am starting to believe them because I don't know what smart is
They say I'm not good enough and I'm not sure because I have worn these shoes every day for the last year
If the best reaction is no reaction
Why do they want one?
Why do they hurt me to get one?
Don't they know when I am crying it feels like a ball is stuck in my throat and the tears running down my face feel like salt making scars that only time can heal
If the best reaction is no reaction why am I born to react

The author's comments:
I was once bullied but I changed that for myself. I just wanted to show how it felt on paper. But no one can fully understand that pain unless they have went through that themselves.This is just a taste of that pain.

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