STOP Cutting Poems

Poems about Stopping Cutting

Many people face extremely difficult problems on a daily basis, which can be emotionally exhausting. Cutting to feel physical pain may quickly become preferable to feeling deep emotional anguish every day. If you have succumbed to cutting, you might find it quickly turns into a dangerous addiction. It takes courage to identify the source of your emotional pain and get help, but it is worth it. Recovery can take months or even years, but this is a battle you can win. Confiding in a trusted friend or your parents, even if it means writing down your feelings in a letter is one positive step towards recovery.

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What Really Goes On

We all have a friend
Who's silver and shines
It pierces our skin
And draws the red lines...

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I'm 15, I have been cutting for 4 years. Trying to stop is the hardest thing in the world, my mom makes me promise that I will stop and not do it but I have now broken that promise about...

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  • By Karla Leiva
  • Published: April 2012
This Battle With Myself

Every one tells me I'm beautiful
everyone sais I'm perfect!
But as soon as I see in the mirror I see the reflection of a monster!
A horrible unperfected monster!...

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I cut from a young age, 13. I've had long periods of remission. But that comforting old friend is still in the back of my mind 20 years later. I did it when I was pregnant. I did it when I...

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Letter From A Razor

While you were away today,
Some unkind words were said.
My orders you surely did disobey
When you left me on your bed....

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I'm not a former cutter I am a cutter but even though I am in counseling every time I feel hurt and in pain I do it again. I tried to commit suicide 5 times before I was going for the 6th but...

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Addicted To Cutting
My Name

I take away beauty
I take away lives
I tear apart families
You'll live in my lies...

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I'm a cutter. I've tried everything to stop or try to stop but it's just like smoking. It kills!! I know that. It even tears lives apart. But it's just like my only friend so if anybody who...

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Beating The Cutting Addiction
  • By Raeanne Laudato
  • Published: September 2011
Breaks Me

I walk through these halls, I take note of it all.
I notice the tans, the fads and even those designer bags.
I hear the names being called, I notice the lies.
I feel the heavy atmosphere full of rumors and hidden lives....

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  • Rating 4.63
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i used to cut deep that t would scar i passed out one day my mom found me and called the ambulance i told her that i slipped and accidentally cut myself with some scissors and she believed me...

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Just Come And Rescue Me
  • By Holly
  • Published: March 2009
Enough

Tonight I weep in response of fear,
I can't seem to stop my uncontrollable cries.
That death is in grasping range from here,
That death is closer than I realize....

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Hi , I am 13 years old . I started to self harm ( cut ) when I was 11. It is a daily battle . Trying to go to recovery but it isn't easy. If someone thinks " hey you cut, that's not cool I...

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Poem To Best Friend About Cutting
  • By Rachel
  • Published: February 2013
Her Habit

It controls her.
She can't stop it.
It's a constant battle.
She can't drop it....

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I am currently in the same situation as your friend, I think if she saw this she would be so happy to have support!

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The Cutter
Your Choice

I walk into school after a bad night at home.
I try to cover my arms, so no one will know my little secret.
You somehow see the cuts on my wrists and arms.
Now you can decide where you go from here. ...

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  • Votes 131
  • Rating 4.60
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I'm 15 and have been cutting for over a year and a half. I started after I was raped and then 2 weeks later the person I was closest to, my great grandmother died... I never recovered... I...

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Writing Poetry Instead Of Cutting
  • By Grace
  • Published: May 2009
Just One

They scream louder this time,
and there's nothing you can do.
You know you are everything they never wanted,
And it's just so clear to you....

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I've been cutting for 6 years, and recently was able to stop. It's been almost a year now and this poem still just made me tear up. I definitely spent my whole life feeling like no one wanted...

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