Death is Bliss

January 25, 2013
By Anonymous

16 years, I don’t care about my life already
I have more hate than I can carry
Locking myself in the stalls between lunch and 5th period
My wrist is covered in crimson blood

I enjoy making people laugh
I’m a social person
I was voted most likely to succeed
Deep inside, I suffer from depression

I will die to bestow fortification
I will slit my throat to donate myself
I will stop the beat of my own drum in order to hear the snare of another drummer
I am revived in 5 different places, the beauty of revenants


The author's comments:
This poem is based around a character who is in high school and is suffering from depression. Even thou he has a lot of anger and sadness (along with loneliness), he has come to the conclusion that everyone's life that is not his own is more important than his.
The second half of the poem is from the mind of the character-saying how he will take his own life in order to donate his organs to save five other people-he wants to see someones life get an extension, instead of it being wasted on himself.

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on Mar. 30 2013 at 12:00 pm
Fallen_ PLATINUM, Quakertown, Pennsylvania
25 articles 3 photos 436 comments

Favorite Quote:
" a shattered world is only an opening into a new beginning with laughs, smiles, and love all around enter the world of the light and away from the broken darkness"

Okay if this isn't in the magazine the world is full of stupid people it was AMAZING

on Mar. 1 2013 at 11:29 am
CookieMonster24 PLATINUM, Delhi, Other
25 articles 2 photos 149 comments
Uh huh. Are you kidding me?! I can't believe this piece was not published in the magazine! O_o

on Feb. 24 2013 at 5:26 pm
vaidaspade10 BRONZE, Davenport, Washington
4 articles 0 photos 22 comments

Favorite Quote:
"No matter what they say behind your back, they're at a loss because you've locked the knife drawer. Forgiving them now will just leave your back sore." -Qiana Casch

Hole crap! I really liked this one! It was amazing, I don't think there is anything I would change. I liked the metaphors you used. It made me want to read more of it. There may be one thing I would have changed, it should have been longer! I really wanted to keep reading. GREAT JOB!

on Feb. 22 2013 at 12:06 pm
AmieeHope-Sierra GOLD, Royston, Georgia
11 articles 0 photos 116 comments

Favorite Quote:
And There Will Come A Time, You'll See, With No More Tears. And Love Will Not Break Your Heart, But Dismiss Your Fears.

I really loved it. The emotion was really there and I think that you really made empathy happen. Maybe the ready already knows how it feels to want to die but if they didn't you showed them. Keep it up for sure. :)

on Feb. 3 2013 at 5:23 pm
slytherin_girl SILVER, Granger, Indiana
5 articles 1 photo 11 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I kissed the scars on her skin. I still think you're beautiful, and I don't ever wanna lose my best friend." ~ Pierce the Veil

wow that sounds like my thought process earlier

on Jan. 31 2013 at 8:33 pm
Sparkle1pops PLATINUM, Colorado Springs, Colorado
31 articles 20 photos 343 comments

Favorite Quote:
"No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist."
- Oscar Wilde

Good, it kind of reminded that deep down we can all loose ourselves from time to time. 

on Jan. 31 2013 at 7:26 pm
Daryl-ism_Black_Apollyon SILVER, Carson, California
5 articles 0 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I really appreciate it, since this is only the third poem I’ve ever wrote, I can honestly say that I have some pretty obvious things that I have to work on when it comes to poetry.

on Jan. 31 2013 at 9:52 am
Sakuya PLATINUM, Richmond, Virginia
39 articles 12 photos 63 comments
Yeah I agree. I'm not saying I don't like it because I do. Yet, based on the title readers know what this is going to be about I think that if you focus less on telling and more on showing with imagery and more description with senses and such it would be even greater.

on Jan. 30 2013 at 11:03 pm
Hamzawaseem GOLD, Lahore, Other
15 articles 1 photo 144 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The important thing is not to stop questioning." ~Einstein

nice work. it reminded of my school-fellow who wished the same, and after an accident, got his liver donated to another person. First successful liver surgery in Pakistan!

on Jan. 30 2013 at 12:03 pm
Daryl-ism_Black_Apollyon SILVER, Carson, California
5 articles 0 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

thanks for the honesty, ill take that under much consideration for future poems

on Jan. 30 2013 at 11:55 am
LinkinPark12 PLATINUM, Lincolnshire, Other
45 articles 1 photo 198 comments

Favorite Quote:
Work like you don’t need money, love like you've never been hurt, and dance like no one's watching. ¦ I like change - but only when everything stays the same.

This is a really good poem but for me the second verse is a bit blunt: "I suffer from depression". I don't think that needs saying, perhaps try to use other less direct ways as you've done in the 1st and 3rd. But I really like it, well done :)

on Jan. 30 2013 at 11:54 am
KaitlynMarie24 BRONZE, Cairo, Georgia
2 articles 0 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

its a great poem :)

on Jan. 29 2013 at 7:50 pm
Lady_Teribithea GOLD, LaPorte, Colorado
14 articles 3 photos 28 comments
This is deep. I might have missed the meaning without the 'about,' though. Great job!

on Jan. 27 2013 at 11:16 pm
LittleStormWriterGG SILVER, Malvern, Iowa
8 articles 0 photos 60 comments

Favorite Quote:
Imagination is more important than knowledge. ~ Albert Einstein
Smile, laugh, love. :)

All I can say is.. wow..


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