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This poem is about how I feel and what I do about it. It's not a suggestion but I'm open to them.

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Ani
The images of your words are beautiful. keep writing. one day you might find an angel. **smiles and disappears**
spencer
i know how you feel love the way you wroke it though
paige
thank you so much for wrighting this poem this is how i feel every day and its good to no that im not the lonly one who feels this way thanh you keep up the great work
claire maree
I really enjoyed this poem. It was, in my opinion, well written and well received. I hope to see more of your poems in the future (which means you aren't dead). Caboodles of thanks for the poem, from Me!

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Wave Of Mutilation

I press my forehead on the window
And through it watch children
Playing on the lawn

Desolation pulses through my veins
And my futile fingers reach out for guidance
I savor the blade, sinking deeper than blue

I can taste tranquility for a wavering instance
The anger flows down my arm as the bitter black blood
Burns off my fingertips

Death swims before me in hazy illusion
Images of eternity skip shamelessly through my mind
Pain surrounds, I am resolved to be - still

I run my hand on the tear stained window
And distorted through it
Watch children playing on the lawn.

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More Visitor Comments (from the Voting form)

Heavenly Demonic
i love your poem because i can relate to it. i used to cut myself but i do not anymore because i have learnt that i have friends who care about me and that life is worth living. your poem means alot to me. thank you so much.
Rebeca
that is exactly how i feel and its good to know that people are feeling the same pain im feeling and it lets you know that your not the only one i really liked it
lauren
it was so good i could pic er it in my head i wha t to do that sometmes to my slef well nothing els to say bi bi
Mirela
Wow. Your poem gave me chills as I thought that there are people feeling this way and doing what your poem described. You have skills!
Amber
I thinks its really really good and yeah its just really good and really really true.
mk
Beautiful absolutly entrancing. I do the same thing as i look for some way to get through every day and not die. i feel the pain also. just know i'm with you.
camara
i liked your poem. it was really great. It was written greatley. good job and keep writing.
Kristine
I love this poem, It's exactly how i feel sometimes. I relate to it.
Kristy
This poem touched my very soul because I can understand it completely. I'm glad that I can relate to others who have had similar experiences but if I had the choice and so did others I'm sure they would have preferred to not go through that type of agony. Thankyou for writing this poem and sending it to this website so that others can see it and know that they aren't alone.
sharon
I love this poem cuz it relates to me alot . it's good to know im not alone. It's really deep and touching. i can feel your pain.
Gemmae
young children seen playin thru a window while slicin ur wrists is exactly wat self mutilators feel like inside they feel like they will always be the child or person locked away and will never be able to play again. this poem shows exactly who i was and who many other ppl were and are.
shani
your poem is deep. i love it. it remindsme a lot of myself. cool.
Danielle
This is one of the most Beutiful poems I have ever read. Reminds me of mine at times. Well done hun x Danielle 15
Nikki
I was really touched by this poem. It just sord of jumped out to me. I am a cutter and I relate so much to the things Bec said in the poem. You are gifted as a writer, and also as you do, I write. Thank you for posting that!
keky
that poem was deep. it was like what i had done to me. u can see me scars and know
beckie
hey. this poem really touched mem when i read it i started to cry. it really hit me, if you kow what i mean . well odne on rtin thid poem . i hpe you will rite somemore ok lots of love becci
lena
strange, how suddenly I'm not the only one to do such (let's admit it - foolish) things anymore. it feels good to know i'm not the only one.
twitch
wow. you have no idea how deeply that touched me.
Tiff
I understand and I know how you feel, I've felt it too.
Allie aka Rabbit
that was soooo touching! that is what i needed! here i thought i was all alone but im not! thank you for writing and posting that! it trueley helps!
sara
i loved your poem. it reallyy touched me. i loved it. ur a good person tht thinks of good poems
Amanda-Jean
Wow. Talented poem writer.
sponge
this is amazing, it describes how i feel, except i usually use scissors not a razor blade, im trying to stop now, anyway this is an excellent poem, well done
chelsea
this poem was unbeleivable. it definatly spoke to me, and im really glad I had the chance to read it.
STEFFY
all i can say is WOW!
ashlee
I loved your poem. Many others probably say this but your poem touched my soul. I loved the expression and how it is exactly how i feel and what i used to do this poem helps ease the pain i knowing that others do it to. thanks ash
Sam
This poem was pretty damn awesome. I know how it is to cut and I know the feeling that you have to just let go. But you put it into words so much better than I will ever be able to. I LOVED IT! -Sam
kerri
i have made so many friend that cut themselves and i am scared to death that something might go wrong! this poem has made them really relize alot of stuff! i thank you for writing this poem
Dannica
this poem is really deep. i like it
Amanda
Though some may think this is a little overboard. I like it a lot b/c it's how I write as well. Not everyone will understand your metaphors and hidden links. but I think we're on the same page. Keep your chin up and keep expressing yourself through poetry. Sometimes this is the only way to keep your hopes alive. Peace
Rhys
Beautiful. Beautiful, you have absolutely entranced me. It makes me feel understood in my world of loneliness.
Walter
I loved this poem, it was a real vivid and strong poem, i loved it
Mike
I think that this was one of the best poems i have had the privellege to read. It almost perfectly describes my encounter with selfmutalation. It was very descriptive and dark. Beautiful poem.
Iz
i also used to use blades to ease pain. but one day when things were really bad, i promised my mother i wouldn't hurt myself. i suggest that you promise to someone you won't do this, it helps knowing someone cares. remember, it is a choice. hope this helps
Kyle
Dude. Wow. it is so like what i think about doing its like. Wow. The pain we all share!
Elizabeth
I see myself in the poem. Great wording. *claps softly*
amanda
wow i feel so bad. that is really sad. mabey you should write other poems, such as this one. every time yu want to do this. That way instead of soing it you write about what you would do. Use you gift as a writer to benefit you emotionally.
jin
very nice poem. 'live life with ease. take it ez =)'
sassy
wow. umm yeah that was really touching. it makes me think really deep about everything that goes on in my life and how i feel exactly like the girl in the poem, every day :/ Really amazing job
Mz
Hey. i used to have a probelem like that to when i was much younger. i totally understand what yur goin through. we all expericence pain in diffrent wayz but sometimes deal wth it the same way
Tyler
This was just lovely, definitely keep writing and sharing it with all of us.
Hannah
i just wanted to say that you poem rilly touched me!
annette
this poem was absolutely wonderful. i mean i could really understand how you felt. i wish my poetry was more like that
Denise
Gee, it's great ! No, it's better than great. So sad lah, and so like me.
Carine
Oh, boy. Strong meaning. I love it! It's touching.
Mallory
I'm glad to kno that there are other people who understand what i went thru b4. My parents thought i was crazy when they seen the cuts and scars on my legs that were self-inflicted. because i was depressed and felt everything going wrong was my fault. I can totally relate to this poem and its really sad. i hope everything gets better for u and u find a way out
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