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...
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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Poem About Winning The Battle Over Self-Harm
Here on my arm lies a mark that I made.Featured Shared Story
I really appreciate your comment on my poem. Thank you so much. When I experienced self-harm I really found poetry to be my outlet and a bit like a lifeline because it was...
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.Featured Shared Story
You have no idea how much help your poem, your expression of your own pain, is bringing to all these other people who share in how you feel. Writing and poetry were always a way...
I'm Addicted To Cutting Myself
Some call it crazy
Some say it's sick
But I think it's freedom
The pain is fierce but quick...Featured Shared Story
Well, just be there for her. Let her rant to you, cry on your shoulder...anything she needs. Mentally just help her. I used to cut and my boyfriend still does... and we just talk about what's...
As tears run down her face,
she realized she's made a mistake.
An utter suffocation,
she's trying to hold on.Featured Shared Story
I was touched by this poem because I do hurt myself, and I know it is bad, but I have terrible anxiety and when I have nothing to do I get anxious, so I really just got worse and worse. I...
We all have a friend
Who's silver and shines
It pierces our skin
And draws the red lines...Featured Shared Story
My name is Bella but I have changed it to Shadow. I am 14 years old and have just started cutting during this Coronavirus pandemic. I have never had any friends, and the few I had before this...
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.Featured Shared Story
I have so many friends that cut, and it hurts to know they do it, but one particularly stands as I can never unsee it. My BFF told me to raise her sleeve up yesterday when I asked, "What's...
Poem To Best Friend About Cutting
It controls her.
She can't stop it.
It's a constant battle.
She can't drop it.Featured Shared Story
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...
Crying in your room,
You can't face the pain.
You search around
For something sharp.Featured Shared Story
Fight that inner place that tells you to cut, in fact make a list of all the people who love you and die for you- I bet that there is at least one and probably more. Listen to me,...
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...Featured Shared Story
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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