Feelings Poem by Teens

Dealing With Pain On Your Own

Something I deal with a little bit at a time each day. :(

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When I read this poem I thought about how I feel every day. People tell me they understand, that they know how I feel, but they don't. Sometimes the people who tell me this are the people who...

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Empty

© more by Sherrel Stringfield

Published: October 2017

I'm surrounded by people who say they care,
But when I really need them, they suddenly aren't there.

I feel so empty sitting in a dark room all alone.
I can't even image ever calling this place I see a home.

People say they understand, but I know that's a lie,
For if they did, they would know what it's like to emotionally die.

So I deal with this pain every day,
Hoping in the near future everything will turn out okay.

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  • Angelina Nunnely-Tucker by Angelina Nunnely-Tucker, tuscaloosa
  • 2 years ago

When I read this poem I thought about how I feel every day. People tell me they understand, that they know how I feel, but they don't. Sometimes the people who tell me this are the people who make me feel this way.

  • Justina by Justina
  • 2 months ago

Hi, Angelina! I really agreed with your comment because in my life people and best friends say that they will be there when I need them, but they don't! They just leave me in the dirt. Sad but it's true. :(

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