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i drowned myself
in a sea of white bed sheets
and choked on thoughts that wouldn't stay away
you told me to be happy
but i kept sinking

the worst way to suffocate
is to keep breathing



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MckayThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 8, 2013 at 4:00 pm:
I love the somber feeling to this poem. Somber but true.
 
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Tiffany K. said...
Apr. 8, 2013 at 1:53 pm:
Love this poem ... the last lines are very pwerful!  Nice work
 
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ChrisJThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 5, 2013 at 4:36 pm:
I really love the last few lines, good job!
 
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