Hurting Poem by Teens

I'm living with depression, countless nights of waking up screaming from nightmares beating myself up, cutting, crying, screaming. My dad tried to kill me when I was little, and I watched my mom get raped. I'm constantly trying to be a better person. This is aimed at all my friends for if something does happen to me. I want to express myself without doing something stupid.

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Honestly as I read through this it made me think over my life. I can relate to this so much. It hurts knowing others feel the same way. I never know how to get my word out there but with this...

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If Only Walls Could Talk

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Published: November 2014

If only walls could talk;
They'd tell you about me,
And how they hear me scream,
And watch me while I bleed.

If only walls could talk;
They'd tell you I was damned
Surprised that I'm not dead,
With a knife clutched to my hand.

If only walls could talk;
They'd tell you how I cry,
All the pain that's in my eyes,
That's eating me alive.

If only walls could talk;
They'd tell you to be strong,
To keep on moving on,
Long after I'm gone

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  • by Thelostgirl
  • 2 years ago

Honestly as I read through this it made me think over my life. I can relate to this so much. It hurts knowing others feel the same way. I never know how to get my word out there but with this poem it gave me the motivation to find someone that knows how I feel and talk it all over and better myself. Thank you for writing this. You did a wonderful job and its one of my favorite poems. I hope you have came a long way and have gotten better.

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