True Friend

November 10, 2013
Scars cover her arms and legs.

Fresh new cuts make up her pale skin.

Knifes & blades & razors too.

Make her feel at ease.

"This isn't right."

A true friend whispers.

"This isn't a big deal."

She said.

Pulling at her sleeves.

"You're better than this. Stronger than this."

A true friend says.

"You don't understand!'

She chokes out the words.

"I don't?"

A true friend laughs.

Tears invade her eyes.

She looks up at a true friend.

"I've felt it all."

A true friend smiles.

Her love is glowing through.

Showing true.

"Iv'e been hurt and beaten and broken too."

A true friend stumbles over the words.

These words cut her more than her blade, deeper than her knife, better than her razor.

"I'll stop."

She says smiling.

For the first time true.

"I'll stop for you."

A true hero."

A true friend says.


She shakes her head.

"The hero, is you

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melody_trebel said...
Nov. 27, 2013 at 11:51 pm
I understand. My friend just last year was cutting; she came very close to the brink . . . and it's not over either. She was recently hospitalized under a 51/50 for 10 days. She hasn't been at school in a while . . . .
EscapingfromReality replied...
Nov. 28, 2013 at 10:07 am
I understand the pain. I wish I could help more than just writting. Everyone has there weak moments but that doesnt mean THEY as a person is weak. Get you're head up. And help them keep their's. :) Good luck.
melody_trebel replied...
Dec. 2, 2013 at 10:48 pm
Thanks. I have read some of your stuff, and you are a good writer. I am kinda new to his stuff, so reading those things helps.
EscapingfromReality replied...
Dec. 3, 2013 at 8:53 pm
Thank you very much. :)
I am always here to help with ideas, or whatever. Ask anytime.
Dr.FeelGood said...
Nov. 18, 2013 at 10:16 am
this actually hit home i have a friend that keeps cutting her self. i just wish she would stop
EscapingfromReality replied...
Nov. 18, 2013 at 7:19 pm
Read her this maybe? It took me years, the pain that one feels in order to cause self harm is pretty strong. One cant just up anf quit. Tell your friend that I said I hope things get better. <3
Dr.FeelGood replied...
Nov. 19, 2013 at 11:42 am
i was already going to show her this today
EscapingfromReality replied...
Nov. 20, 2013 at 10:30 am
I hope it helps. <3
Dr.FeelGood replied...
Nov. 21, 2013 at 10:12 am
idk it might but i just dont know
EscapingfromReality replied...
Nov. 28, 2013 at 10:08 am
You will always have me, and writting. Remember that. :) ...
Dr.FeelGood replied...
Dec. 10, 2013 at 12:08 pm
you and my friend helped me put a poem together look up but im still here
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