Perfectly Imperfect MAG

November 24, 2008
By Zolos3 GOLD, Fort Collins, Colorado
Zolos3 GOLD, Fort Collins, Colorado
13 articles 15 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
destruction is a form of creation. - Donnie Darko


I’ll write a story,
Silver sharp knife in hand
beige, soft skin on the table
the scribbling begins
first just lightly scraping the surface
of the life underneath the façade,
then deep gashes in the pride
revealing the hideous truth
You don’t like it
so you take it and fold it into wings
perfectly imperfect
they crash into the walls of your mind
which you can’t seem to escape ….


The author's comments:
These are the words of a cutter. Hopefully they will help explain the feelings and emotions that run through the minds of young self injurers.

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on Apr. 15 2011 at 12:58 pm
massiekur BRONZE, Huntington, West Virginia
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thank you for making my day by sharing this poem with those who need to hear they're not alone, like me.

on Mar. 24 2011 at 6:44 pm
callie15 BRONZE, North Plains, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
"I dreamed I was a butterfly, flitting around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: Am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man?"
-Chuang Tzu

"No man with a good car needs to be justified!"
-Wise Blood

wow...all i can say is brava!

Shan231 said...
on Mar. 2 2011 at 8:26 am
I liked reading this poem because it is about a lot how i felt when i cut. this poem is great to read.

gleek1234 GOLD said...
on Jan. 28 2011 at 6:07 pm
gleek1234 GOLD, Burlington, Vermont
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Favorite Quote:
You did let me go you left me broken and heartless, crying out for help, with no one to answer my calls-Shilpa Pierpont-Hale ( poem) Love hurts

the 1st step is admitting you have a problome. im glad you stopped when people in the world are hurting it makes me want to cry!

gleek1234 GOLD said...
on Jan. 28 2011 at 6:06 pm
gleek1234 GOLD, Burlington, Vermont
17 articles 0 photos 130 comments

Favorite Quote:
You did let me go you left me broken and heartless, crying out for help, with no one to answer my calls-Shilpa Pierpont-Hale ( poem) Love hurts

oh my goshness this is a great poem i loved it maybe you should show his poem to demi lavato.god i was speechless after i read this poem and i absoulty love the picture u used.

on Dec. 17 2010 at 1:56 pm
Sabrina1234 BRONZE, Jefferson City, Missouri
1 article 0 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you're not first, you're last." -Ricky Bobby

Exactly how I feel. Great work! :D

meggers SILVER said...
on May. 19 2010 at 11:15 am
meggers SILVER, San Angelo, Texas
5 articles 0 photos 33 comments

Favorite Quote:
if u cant say something nice then dont say anything at all

WOW! true story of a cutter all the more i use to be one

on Jan. 8 2010 at 6:05 pm
Fabizzle BRONZE, Miami, Florida
1 article 3 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
Don't hold on to the past when it's time to step into the future.

Speechles. All i could say is that you said the true story of a cutter, with out saying the literal story of a cutter..

on Dec. 6 2009 at 1:10 am
drowning-in-sorrow GOLD, Randallstown, Maryland
16 articles 0 photos 25 comments

Favorite Quote:
Don't make someone a priority if they only make you an option.

i cut myself an this was said perfectly.

on Nov. 25 2009 at 9:23 am
WriiteO2iinspiire SILVER, Little Falls, New Jersey
8 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
A real woman isn't perfect, and a perfect woman isn't real.

This really spoke to me and stoof out.

Great Job

on Nov. 6 2009 at 2:53 pm
AbbotRabbit GOLD, Abolana, District Of Columbia
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Favorite Quote:
This poem has great flow and insight.
I really enjoyed it.
Lovely poem darling =]
-Please check out the works that I have posted on here it would be highly appreciated and I think you would greatly enjoy them, Thankk youz-
XxIll tell you Im an orphan after you meet myy familyXx

This poem has great flow and insight.

I really enjoyed it.

Lovely poem darling =]

-Please check out the works that I have posted on here it would be highly appreciated and I think you would greatly enjoy them, Thankk youz-

XxThe Whole Time You Were Talking I Didnt Hear A Single Word You Said B/C Th3 Whole Time You Were Talking I Was Picturing You DeadXx

on Oct. 12 2009 at 12:46 pm
romance_lover GOLD, Edmonton, Other
12 articles 0 photos 28 comments
i am amazed...you portrayed the emotion perfectly.....im speechless.

on Sep. 20 2009 at 4:34 pm
blackamethyst GOLD, Centerville, Ohio
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oh, wow. amazing, moving, and breathtaking.


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