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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  1. The Girl In The Corner

    • By Kaylee Everhaert
    • Published: January 2017
    When No One Notices

    There is a girl who sits in the corner.
    Her heart is crying out.
    There are people all around her,
    But no one seems to hear her shout.

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    • Rating 4.69
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    This is what many teens face every day. It's like we are breaking apart. Everything is drifting apart. Most people say, “I know how it feels,” but they don’t always think about this line...

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  3. 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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    Hi, I am Lillian Hagar. I am 13 years old, and I started cutting my wrist because I felt like a outsider to my friends and I was so depressed. I also miss my first boyfriend who is now my ex....

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  4. Breaks Me

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

    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 4.61
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    I'm 12 and I've been cutting for almost a year. It's really hard to stop, and everyone hates me for it. I have more scars than I do friends. I feel like whenever I cut someone gives up on me....

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  6. 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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    • Stories 3
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    • Votes 151
    • Rating 4.61
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    I used to be a cutter, and I'm not proud to say it. My life became pretty much worse when it started to become a habit. Fortunately, I was able to stop. To all those who cut, you can do it....

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  7. Her Habit

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

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

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    • Stories 3
    • Shares 66
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 263
    • Rating 4.60
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    My friend came to me about her cutting during our freshman year in high school. She showed me her thigh, and I was scared to death for her. I tried my best to help her feel better, but I know...

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  8. Scars

    • By Laura R
    • Published: October 2015
    Poem About Winning The Battle Over Self-Harm

    Here on my arm lies a mark that I made.
    When I was so low, I cut with a blade
    To punish my body for being a mess,
    Though here is my testament, I must confess...

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    • Rating 4.60
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    I have struggled with self-harm for years. I now consider myself to be in recovery, as I haven't cut or burned myself intentionally for a little over 4 months. I am reminded every day of what...

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  10. My Name

    Addicted To Cutting

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

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    • Stories 23
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    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 395
    • Rating 4.59
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    I'm almost 15 and have been cutting for 3 years. Not many can tell because I keep all of my cuts in one spot (hip, upper thigh). I used to cut every day and would reopen cuts on purpose and...

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  11. Monster

    • By Emobitch01
    • Published: March 2012
    Cutting Poem Written For A Friend

    As she lies bleeding on the floor
    She promised she would do no more
    Harm to herself she really tried
    But even she knew that she had lied...

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    • Stories 7
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    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 201
    • Rating 4.59
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    I don't know you, but I feel for you and I love you. Please don't hurt yourself. You are loved, and I know bullying is hard and life can be demanding and tough, but stay strong and don't give...

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  12. The Addiction

    • By Erica Echols
    • Published: December 2013
    Poem About Addiction To Self Harm

    there is never a last cut not for me,
    fighting the depression,
    hearing your name,
    I cut again after fighting it for 3 months...

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    • Rating 4.58
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    Yeah, I go through it, too. I have gotten sent away twice, and it hasn't helped. I got caught up in drugs and I'm only 13. I tried to overdose twice; it never worked. I know what you go...

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  13. Just One

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

    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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    • Votes 203
    • Rating 4.57
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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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