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These Scars Are Me

By , Merrill, MI
All these scars remind me of bad days.
Each one calls me stupid every day for making them over and over again.
Though that’s just my arms.
My stomach says congrats for finding a new hiding spot.
My legs say names and words of love and hate.
These scars say my feelings I could never let out.
These scars are not proud.
These scars are a sad excuse of me not talking about what I feel and what’s going on with me.
These scars are what are left on me of my past.
I’m not proud of these scars but I love them no matter what.
These scars on my arms count to be over 100.
These scars on my stomach count to be over 30.
These scars on my legs count to be over 15.
So together on my body is almost 200.
But now they are part of me.
These scars are me.



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PotsnPans said...
Oct. 3, 2013 at 10:34 pm:
Sad, raw, honest. Very nice. Try writing when you want to cut yourself- I can't relate but I want to help. Good luck. <3
 
bugnikki replied...
Oct. 8, 2013 at 2:20 pm :
Tho writing sometimes isnt good enough to help with all the pain that i feel. So thats y im getting help. I have conculing but it dosent always stop me. Tho i have been getting better... So thanks....
 
PotsnPans replied...
Oct. 9, 2013 at 5:58 am :
That's good, sorry I'm not any help, but I'm glad you're getting help. Stay strong
 
bugnikki replied...
Oct. 9, 2013 at 2:15 pm :
I will try
 
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Fallenangels said...
Oct. 3, 2013 at 9:28 pm:
yeah  ive been thrugh that too. but its not you. its the depressed you. what you do to yourself isn't you. but that poem kinda got me chocked up. pretty good. look at mine. TeenInk.com/poetry/free_verse/article/578590/Man-in-the-Mirror/
 
bugnikki replied...
Oct. 28, 2013 at 2:12 pm :
Thanks and will do.
 
bugnikki replied...
Oct. 28, 2013 at 2:17 pm :
wow ur poem was amazing!!! i understand compleatly
 
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