Suicide Poem

Sometimes the only way to stop hurting is to stop breathing.

Girl Forever Gone

© Angie Flores
Her face is puffy and red, while painful tears stream down her sad face.
She cries out loudly, hoping someone will hear her silent screams.
So many voices going through her head,
telling her how better she would feel if she were dead.
She places her shaking hands over her ears, trying not to listen.
She yells out once again for help, yet no one comes to her rescue.
She then remains sitting there on her cold bathroom floor, while the clock ticks by.
Her body begins to shake uncontrollably, unable to stop it all.
Starting to realize that no one cares, feeling so alone and helpless.
She finally comes to the decision that there is only one thing left to do.
She brings her shaking hands together, closes her eyes and prays.
She speaks to god one last time and tells him this:

"Lord, I'm so tired and the pain inside doesn't want to go away.
I can no longer shed anymore tears, for my eyes hurt me really bad.
The voices in my head don't want to go away.
My heart aches so bad that it's become too unbearable for me.
No one loves me, no one cares, no one wants me, and no one can help me now.
I tried being the good girl everyone wanted, but it wasn't good enough.
All I wanted was for someone to love me God.
Was I asking too much?
I'm so sorry God but I have to end my suffering the only way I know how.
Please forgive me God for what I'm about to do."

She opens her eyes for the last time, and quickly grabs for the razor blade.
She forces the sharp blade against her wrist.
She starts slitting her veins, deeper and deeper into her flesh.
The dark blood pours out more and more onto the floor all over.
Feeling weaker and weaker, becoming more and more unconscious by the seconds,
the blade drops from her hand onto that cold floor, her final resting place.
Her cold body now collapses to the floor and she slowly begins to feel the pain fade away along with her soul, finally falling into an endless sleep.
She lays there dead, yet free of pain.
It is now quiet, no screams, no tears, no suffering, just utter silence.


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Published: Aug 2008

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  • This poem makes me feel like I'm not the only one in the world with a life that is to unbearable.The only reason I stay around is so I could find out or not it was worth it for me to be here.
    My story is nothing like this one but my life feels so hard so painful, unloved. My dad left when I was 5. I always felt like he never loved me. I always cried over him and wanted to know if he did love me then why did he leave?!

    Michelle M. Submitted Aug 2008
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  • This makes me feel not alone. It hurts to know that I even think about it. I have deal with being depressed all the time I just want a good friend to be there so I can tell them and get my feelings out. I want to talk to someone that is there and that is willing to listen to what I have been through and will care…

    Aby Submitted Mar 2009
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  • You took the words right out of my mouth. I just want to leave because nobody wants me anymore.

    Lona Submitted Apr 2009
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  • You guys aren't alone. I don't know what you have gone through, but nothing in life is so bad that you have to end it. God placed you on the earth for a reason, you're here for something. Don't give up.

    anna b. Submitted Aug 2009
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  • I am only 12. Until I came upon this site, I never realized just how many people have had so much horror in their lives. And it breaks my heart…

    Beth Submitted Sep 2009
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  • I am so glad that I'm not the only one who feels like that, It was like you read my mind or something, I almost ended my life cause I couldn't stand the drama, and I'm only 13, I started to feel like everything bad that happened was my fault, I still cry almost every night, but anyways, I think this poem says everything to how people feel.

    Danielle Submitted Sep 2009
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  • I lost 6 of my cousins to suicide in the last two years, all gone without answers or a final goodbye, please everyone know that there is always another way to go about an obstacles in your life, I know that it never gets easy, and I have attempted suicide twice now, both stopped by cops.
    But, now I see that its DEFINITELY not the way to go, and I realllly hope that people understand, sometimes your story can help people go on.
    I know that I'm here to live my life, and ignore all the people telling me that its useless, a life is never useless, and if you have option to live, never throw that away, it's hard on the family friends community,

    Tiahni Meredith Submitted Sep 2009
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  • I know exactly how you feel, this poem sums it all up for me.

    Shannon OHare Submitted Oct 2009
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  • That is how I feel. I'm sorry you feel that way. My heart goes out to you and every person who feels like this. I never realized how many people feel like that. I thought I was the only person who hurt herself. I'm only 15 and I still have my whole life. Great poem! Xxxoooxxx

    Kayle Johnson Submitted Nov 2009
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  • This is soo sad...but I know how you feel cuz I've thought about it sooo many actually brought tears to my eyes...!!!

    Sierra, Perry County Ohio Submitted Feb 2010
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  • There are many people who have had their life taken away unfairly and unfortunately who would give anything to still be alive, because just breathing is joy and people I know would of gave anything to still be in the life of all who care for them. You realize all of this when you loose someone you love, and you also realize how important their life was to yours. You realize how good we've had it until then and how everything is never the same. I just have to say don't worry about who loves you, God is always near, God is all you need because this is not the end. I have lost a best friend and 2 babies: they didn't make it. This was and has been hell. I have felt the way this girl feels but I keep on going because I know God has laid out a plan for us in the long run. Live your life, don't let anyone live it for you.... or not live one at all: God gave you the chance to survive, and place a step on this earth..

    Neidy Submitted Mar 2010
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  • You should consider becoming an author, you're very talented in writing. I could really see your poem playing in my head and it interested me. And your poem was very good and sad.

    Stephanie Submitted Sep 2010
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  • I've thought about suicide since I was 5 years old and my grandfather died. He was everything to me. As I grew up I thought of suicide all the time but yet I had a nice life. I don't know why I feel this way. I do however always find some reason to live when I feel this way. Really the only reason I am still alive is because my Bible says I will go to Hell if I take my own life. I'm 42 now and I have lived through Hell here on earth. I have a lot to live for and it doesn't stop the thoughts but I would never do it because there are to many people waiting on me in Heaven. I know there are people waiting for all of you to. So please do what I do and find that reason to live each day.

    Shelly Submitted Oct 2010
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  • I just wish I could tell people how I feel but they will think I'm crazy. I have too much stress bottled up inside of me...and the only way I let it out is by writing my feelings in a journal, and keep it safe. This simple poem can tell a story about most people, like me and all of you! We have a lot in common, but are also complete strangers to one other. We just have to keep our head up and move on from all the pain we feel…

    Brooke Johnson Submitted Oct 2010
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  • I know how this feels...after watching my big brother lay dead on my bedroom floor from his aneurism, I seldom feel happy, and everyday for the last seven years my mind has circled back to those last hours; not just the last of his life, but the last of mine as well. I'm in college now and I can barely focus on my work. It really hurts sometimes, thinking about all the times he would kick the crap out of anyone who picked on me. I remember his nickname for me: cry baby. It's really sad; since that day, nothing can make me cry anymore and it hurts; I just wanna break down and cry sometimes, but I just can't. Sometimes it feels like suicide is the only option, but I would never put my family through that kind of grief again. I can't get too close to anyone because I am afraid of losing control of myself...I am afraid to be with anyone; it is a lot better to live life in mediocrity than it is to have all of life's pleasures swept from beneath your feet, at least that's just my opinion

    Charles, Toronto Submitted Nov 2010
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  • I'm 11 now but I have tried to kill myself because I was raped so many time so I tried to hang myself the rope broke. I tried to cut myself and I wouldn't die but I'm much better now but that feeling is still inside of me this poem is actually how I felt.

    Maya Submitted Dec 2010
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  • My mother took her own life just as the story is read, on her bathroom floor she cut her wrist. I cried when I read this the pain is just too much to cope with at times. How does someone get past the pain ? R.I.P mommy I love you 11-15-2010

    Tammi Submitted Dec 2010
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  • I'm 14 years old I've been trough a lot in my life. And as I read this poem it brought me to tears because so many times I felt that no one cares for me an I wanted to kill myself count less times. I'm going through a depression state right now an when I read this poem it really struck a nerve and I just wanted to say you really did a great job on this poem I love it.

    Gabriella Submitted Jan 2011
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  • I have been putting up with suicide thoughts constantly and one day I wrote my sad goodbye this poem inspired me to not want to die as much.

    Melissa, Winamac IN Submitted Jan 2011
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  • My younger sister committed suicide on May 3, 2010. She overdosed on prescription drugs that she had at the house. She left her 3 beautiful kids without a mom. She had been depressed and sick for years with no help from all the doctors she saw. The father of her 3 children is useless and doesn't have anything to do with them. They have lived with me, my husband, and 2 daughters since the night it happened. I know what she went through in her life....pain, sadness, despair....but I never thought she would do this. I as an adult can't fathom or totally understand do you explain it to her children? They are's really hard. this poem really makes me think about what she must have been thinking at those last few moments....

    Susan Colton Submitted Feb 2011
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  • I feel really close to this poem. I wonder why am I alive why have I been put through the stuff I've been through? I just want a way out. I want somebody to love me and be there to rescue me when I fall, to be there to wipe my tears when I cry. I WANT TO DIE!!!!!!!!! help me ............ Please

    Ashley, Fl Submitted Feb 2011
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  • I love this poem, it is so beautiful it makes me feel like I'm not alone in my pain and tells me not to end it even though I'm in pain emotionally.

    Demi, Washington Submitted Feb 2011
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  • Great vivid details. Very well written. You have a very good imagery. I must say I feel the one is really interested in what I have to say. They just nod their heads and walk if I had said something odd, as if it were just a question. Writing seems to be the only thing that gets peoples attention. and have captured mine. Keep writing...because now others such as me do not feel so alone...[:

    Madisyn Submitted Mar 2011
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  • Out of pure curiosity I came to this site and began to read these poems. It all gets better
    P.S. gotta stop being so curious about things

    Jonathan, San Antonio Tx Submitted Mar 2011
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  • I was only 13 when dad left. He left when I was at camp and I didn't even get to say goodbye. I hate him with all my heart but deep down inside is me hiding the fact that I still love my dad and miss him. He left for some other woman and her family and I just feel like I wasn't good enough so he left me. Me and dad were really close cause my other sisters are girly. For the first year of him being left I cried pretty much all the time but always by myself. One time I couldn't take it anymore and burst into tears at a shopping centre more than a year has passed since he left. Trust me the feeling goes away. Don't commit the unthinkable

    Misty, NSW Submitted Apr 2011
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  • Along with most ya'll, I have suffered from severe depression and a constant obsession with death. Ever since I was 4 years old, I have fantasized, dreamt, and attempted suicide. Death intrigues me. It's the unknown and I ask, why strive for money and fortune if I think I won't be happy even if I am successful? Idk. But I luckily have an awesome teacher that is becoming a psychologist and she's helping me. It's like taking a big fat ball of yarn (problems, where the pain is coming from) and slowly unwrapping it. Crying about why you hurt and why you are in pain is good. We take it out on ourselves, when we shouldn't blame ourselves and shouldn't express shame by committing self harm. I suffer every single day. I'm gonna try meds- Sometimes exercising is a good way to release all the tension. I know it feels hopeless, as we are all on this website. We'll find death, its inevitable, so lets just live a crazy life until death finds us instead of chasing it.

    La Arizona Submitted Apr 2011
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  • Hi I'm 16. and this is just my opinion, but to me, suicide is just a cowardly way to go. life is not something to take for granted. Everyone has problems. There are some problems that are greater than most, but life is a very precious thing, and not something to waste. I have been depressed for a long time, but with the help of my friends and family, I got over it. I realized that I am loved and cared for. Please if anyone of you is thinking about suicide, please remember that is it not the answer. Life will get better although it may not seem like it at the moment.

    April, Georgia Submitted Jun 2011
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  • Everyday I get a new piece of bad news its like a river that flows back into itself never stopping or taking a break. Everyday is worse than the last. I tried to remember the last good day I have had and I can't remember one even my wedding and honeymoon was sad and depressing. I don't know what to do. I have no one to talk to. This poem hits home for me I am surrounded by a lot of people and I can hear myself screaming for help some sort of break and no one hears me. I can't tell my dad or grandma or husband how I feel they will just think I am selfish and insane. I want to end it all but I fear hurting my family. I am tired of all the pain in my life I would rather feel nothing than this. I don't know if I can wait till all my family passes away to end it. I don't know what to do.
    (Screaming for help)

    Kristina, California Submitted Oct 2011
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  • I do feel this way like no one loves me. Sometimes voices in my head do come saying do it, cut yourself, do whatever just kill yourself but I shake them out. After reading this I know how she feels.

    Hannah, New York Submitted Jan 2012
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  • I read this poem while looking for one that I can relate to and when I came across this one and read through the whole thing I thought about my friend. She was a beautiful 16 year old girl with hopes and dreams like everyone else until she got to a place in her life where everyone looked down on her and all she could do anymore was cry. She finally came to me and told me how she was feeling and said she wanted to die. I told her that she shouldn't worry about what everyone else thinks because it only matters what you think of yourself. I told her to rethink her decision and she said she would. That night I got a call from her mother who told me that she had slit her throat, but before she did wrote a letter that said "thank you Rebekah for being a good friend. I know that when you read this my life has come to an end and I'm sorry about what I did." I've missed her everyday since then and I still have that letter.

    Rebekah Meeks, School Library Submitted Mar 2012
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  • I was just looking for poems that I could seriously relate to, and this was the one. Just like the girl in the poem I have heard voices in my head telling me to off myself ever since my best friend killed himself last year. He would all ways be really kind and when people made fun of me, because they always did he ways there to tell me that those people were messed up and that I am beautiful and everything like that. Not knowing that he had suicidal thoughts of his own he killed himself.... I have tried to kill myself 6 times since then because no one really cares any more.

    Maggie Whalen, North Carolina Submitted Jul 2012
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  • I just sit and I begin to thank God for my life not because of I don't have terrible moments when nothing make sense or I don't feel minute like an ant
    but because I don't need someone to love me deep but I have got GOD, I pray everyone gets introduce to him and come to know him deeply cos he will love you like no one can, understand you and help you when everyone thinks you are a failure. he has a good plan for our lives suicide steals that plan from you, GOD LOVES AND HEALS ALL SUICIDAL THOUGHTS AND ACTIONS
    just accept him into your heart he will be there for you
    just don't give up yet please!!!

    Cynth,Nigeria Submitted Jul 2012
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  • This poem describes me perfectly. It makes me realize that there are others out in the world suffering like me. I always debate whether I should just quit. But I am determined. I must be strong.. Must .. Be... Strong...
    Yet it is so difficult.

    Ht Submitted Sep 2012
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  • I don't think my life will ever be the same. Woke up 14 months ago in excruciating pain in my face and mouth. Dr's do not have answers. So I am forced to live on pain meds that really don't help all that much. Every day is torture. It has not only changed my life, it has taken any and all enjoyment from my life. All I do is sleep and cry. Not to mention I no longer have a job so I am trying to find one so that I can care for my son and keep a roof over my head. Now my mother is having money issues and she wants money and I am torn between what I should do. It's really a long story. I am in so much pain and because of it my friends and family have all turned their backs on me because they just can't deal with me anymore. I pray constantly but I don't think God hears me. I don't know how much more I can do.

    Florida Submitted Jan 2013
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  • When I was 7, I lost all my friends. I was a crybaby and was being bullied at the same time. I had only one friend from 2nd to 5th grade, and I still have her as a friend today. Ever since I lost my friends I thought about killing myself because of the cruelty I was receiving from others. It was a horror that I, at the time, was going through. I started making poems at the age of 10 and I keep a journal next to me at all times. I have poems about my life problems. I have two brothers who even hurt my feelings by constantly calling me names and threatening to hurt me. I once got my head slammed between a car and it's door. It was my brother who did it. I didn't get hurt, but I couldn't be near him any more. This story made me realize I have a life to live just as much as anyone else. I still want to die, but this story doesn't make me want to die as much as I used to. Thank you for putting up a life changing poem.

    Savannah, AR Submitted 4/24/2013
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  • This poem is perfect, I really love it.
    Thank you for publishing it, I hope you're okay.
    Love, Emily

    Emily, England Submitted 5/23/2013
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  • I feel bad for everyone who posts here saying they feel like this poem. My prayers are with you. I feel depressed and sometimes have suicidal thoughts, but I don't want to actually commit suicide. At this moment I don't feel like the girl in the poem. I really hope everyone who posts here and says they feel depressed can find love in their lives, or can find peace, thinking that someday they will find someone who cares about them. Please hang on. I care about you and I wish I could talk to you. My prayers are with you.

    Svr, Massachusetts Submitted 7/24/2013
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  • This poem is really good thank you for sharing. It brings light to me that I am not the only one feeling miserable.

    South Africa Submitted 8/3/2013
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  • This poem is heartbreaking and it made me breakdown to tears. No one should feel like this, but yet they do. I lost a friend last month and my mind has been pondering if I should follow him too. (His death though, was ruled as "accidental" in way because he was shot and tazed at the same time, later he died at the hospital) but Death is a heavy burden to lay on your family and friends and the ones you are in a relationship with. I don't think suicide is ever the answer for some problems that we have, and other people have. Please always look for help because there are people who can and will do anything for you or that person to stop taking their lives and help them plan their bright future. No solution may be permanent but it is the best we can do.

    Guadalupe, Texas Submitted 8/10/2013
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  • I felt like that all through my teenage years, had so many problems, but now it all seems like I never suffered, just wait your turn and happiness does come, no one is there but god and you. If you be strong you can build your life and make things happen the way you want it, if life was perfect heaven would not exist, for those who suffer here there's heaven, do not think of suicide, just wait for your happiness.

    Sali Submitted 9/8/2013
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  • This poem tells a lot about what someone is feeling. I'm 24 and have many times tried to end it all. All my pains and emotions. I was bullied always through school, scared to tell anyone about some of the things I went through. Got beaten up scared to death to walk to local shop. I started to write things down in a book, with times and dates things happened. All I wanted was a friend so I found a friend in the family dog. I told him everything. I'd sometimes curl up with him just so I could sleep and be warm. Even though I'm 24 I still have nightmares about everything that happened to me. I'm suffering from depression and it gets worse if you just bottle it inside.
    If something is hurting you or something else write it down and when you are ready put it were someone will see it and if they have read it they will understand what is going on and how you are feeling.

    England Submitted 9/18/2013
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  • I'm curious to know from all of the religious people on here. I watched the love of my life shoot herself in the head 9 months ago, since you say God has a plan for me what exactly would that be now? What's the reason for me to live in such pain? To live with that image for the rest of my life.

    Doney Submitted 10/9/2013
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  • I cut myself to this day I did it just this morning and I'm in tons of pain from the throbbing and can hardly do school work. I am 13 years old and know I have a long life ahead of me and tell myself that I am not alone but I am alone and it hurt I have tried to hang myself but my sister found me and cut the rope. I have tried to overdose and had my stomach pumped. If I try again I am making sure no one will be back for hours but I will try not to try again.

    Shasta, Tulia TX. Submitted 10/24/2013
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  • I got bullied at school everyday. I'm only 10, and I've been thinking of taking the whole jar of my dad's aspirin. I've moved from UK to Hong Kong because I had enough of physically bullied and being stalked everyday at my own front yard. I'm now at a international school, and I've been here for months, I decided not to wear my glasses, but then I got made fun of because I couldn't see properly without glasses and they didn't know I wore glasses. This girl Rafaela makes my life miserable, she makes up things like ''medusa'' ''emo'' I'm not emo, I just cut, and my hair got burnt because of an accident. I want to make the pain go away, so I'd starve myself until she stops. It started this week, and so I became slimmer everyday. My bones stuck out when I got changed in PE so I wore a vest. Her friends keep asking me at form time why I'm starving myself, and she just walks away. They don't care, they just don't wan't me die and they already know before they asked. I only have one friend in my school, but we barely talk. I really want someone to notice me, but because of my awful experience in my old school I can't even stand up for myself, Stc is a great place, I love it, but I don't want to go to school anymore because of the bullies.

    Tiffany Submitted 12/11/2013
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  • I'm 17 and, I've been thinking on taking all of my depression pills. I am bullied everyday because I'm not American. I go to school everyday. The same thing happens. Walk into the school, The same group of people waiting for me. I get jumped, kicked, hit, laughed at. I get up brush off go to all my classes sitting in the back. Called names like, Emo, Freak, Stupid, Faggot, Useless, Suicidal, and Cutter. When they all found out I was starving myself, stopped sleep and that I started to cut deeper each night. They all begin to laugh at me for it, the teachers, and staff do nothing about it. I come home. Go tight up to my room, lock myself in, I cry hard, beg God above to end my pain, I cut a bit deeper and close my eyes while I slowly become light headed. But I can't seem to cut deep enough yet.... Maybe one day someone will see this and, find out who I truly am... What I'm really going through.. Maybe there is a nice person out there who will help me.. Who will stand up for me..

    Samantha, Ohio Submitted 12/13/2013
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  • I'm 14. And I feel like no one cares about me. When I was born I has a twin but it died. I feel like my mother and father want the other one back. Like I'm a disappointment. I feel like I fit in nowhere. Like I don't belong here. I want to know. What should I do?
    Why am I thinking these things?
    Is it normal?
    Please can someone help me?

    Tia, England Bristol Submitted 1/22/2014
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  • I am now 24. Ever since I could remember I have always felt separate from everyone: friends, Family, classmates, and co-workers. I have no reason at all to feel this way. No trauma or endless bullying. I have been picked on by many they call it joking, maybe I'm just too sensitive. Growing up I wrote many suicide poems such as this but never attempted suicide because of the pain I knew my family would feel. So I changed my wish from death to simply disappearing, though in my opinion that could be worse. Disappearing would give my family hope that I would come back some day, If I did disappear they would never see, hear, or know about me again. I torture myself thinking and doing what would make everyone around me happy. I've done this so long I don't know what would make me happy, and if I do find something that I think would make me happy I soon think of how that thing would make my friends or family unhappy and I throw the thought away. I am a nobody!

    Colorado Submitted 1/25/2014
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  • This is how I feel too. I'm only 12 and I have cuts on my shoulders down to my wrists, I need help and I know it but I don't know how to.. My dad doesn't believe that I'm this way. My mom is in another state far away. I can't talk to anyone...

    Autumn C. Submitted 1/27/2014
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  • This poem makes me feel like I'm not the only one that no one cares for, I want to only stay in this world because I want to try to live a full life. but that may not happen if I keep being treated like I am, :(

    Hannah Submitted 2/27/2014
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  • I'm only 12 turning 13 August 22 and I'm starting to think about suicide, I almost did it once but that night my family all sat around the living room and read from the bible (we're all Christians) and it said stuff about how God will wait at your heart for you to open the door to it for him to enter but if you don't do it and die without doing it it's likely that you will go to hell and I really don't want to! The other night I almost cut but stopped myself seconds before the blade cut my vein. My closest friend Rachel talked with me (I tell her everything even things my family don't know!) about it and understood me completely (like always) and she didn't judge at all! She made me realize that there must be people that care about me as much as she does! But sadly that wasn't even enough to make me want to stop! This poem was amazing!!!!

    Lelani Submitted 3/4/2014
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