Alive

September 3, 2012
By Anonymous

I was raised by
Simple red lines
Carved into delicate skin
To remind myself
That I am alive.

I was raised by
"Don't go deeper,
They can't lose you.
You can't lose them."

I was raised by
Pen marks and words
Painted over scarred skin
To remind myself
To stay alive


The author's comments:
This is not autobiographical. Please rate and critique.

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