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Laura Clayton Poems
If you could have a second chance at life Would you finally get things right? Would you do all that it takes To undo all of your past mistakes?
Please Don'T Kill Yourself Tonight
If I counted how many times you told me you wanted to kill yourself, I would run out of fingers and toes. Let me tell you something, dear; life is not like the video games that you love to play so much. There is no ‘try again’ button.
Confessions Of A Sex Addict
There are 124 notches in my bedpost, one for each man that I have slept with; And if you looked closely, you would see your name next to the very first one. It is proven that sex gives you a feeling of euphoria and releases endorphins;
To The Woman My Husband Left Me For
You will probably think that these words are going to be poisonous and filled with phrases such as “You deserve each other” and “I hope he cheats on you too.” I admit, I did consider penning a hateful letter; I could have posted it through your letter box among with a pack of maggots, if I wanted to.
I was on the train the other day and I saw a man with his head in his hands. It made me wonder what his story was. Maybe he had a wife who was in hospital, maybe he had just lost his job, or maybe he had just had too much to drink.
Love Like I'Ve Never Known
I couldn’t survive if we ever did part But a small part of me wants to break your heart The only love I’ve ever known is the kind that falls through I guess I just want to end things before you do
Before I Forget
This time last year, you were all that I had You knew how to make me happy when I was sad My worries I shared, my secrets I told to you You were my sister, and you were all that I knew
What To Tell Your Daughter About Boys
Tell her about the boy on the football team And how he is hoping to score more than just points after the match Tell her to focus on her academics Because what college would accept a 17 year old with a baby?
How To Date An Insecure Girl
Tell her that she’s perfect all the time And don’t stop just because she says “I don’t believe you” Cook her all her favourite foods that she won’t eat anymore Because she thinks she’s too fat
We could never just be average teenagers; worrying about high school and deadlines No, instead we had to worry about whether or not we would be alive the next day Our relationship could never be normal We never got to have a candle-lit dinner in a fancy restaurant or any of the other romantic things a girl dreams of doing with her first love
From A Should-Have-Been Mother To Her Mi...
For six months after I got the news, I still self-consciously found myself laying my hand on my stomach As if you were still resting there Like an accidentally swallowed pit from a peach. I would go into toy shops and buy soft plush teddy bears and rattles for you
Time Shall Set You Free
So you’ve been stuck in hell for quite a while And you can’t even summon the strength to smile Every day you feel so low When will you escape your woe?
Why Self-Harm Is Not A Cry For Attention
I wish I could peel off my scars and seal them in a manila envelope Then hide it in the back of my wardrobe, along with all the sleeveless t-shirts that still have their price tags on Just so I didn’t have to be reminded of my mistakes every time I look at my arms Do you see me holding up a poster with “I SELF HARM” written on it?
To The Bullies In The Playground
I still remember all the hurtful things you said to me like it was yesterday I remember everyone laughing along with you when you called me fat And that time you pushed me into the wall when I was walking into class I remember how you said that I would end up with a job at McDonalds
Comments about Laura Clayton
If you could have a second chance at life
Would you finally get things right?
Would you do all that it takes
To undo all of your past mistakes?
Would you take the time to learn everything that you never knew?
Would you do all of the things that you never had the courage to do?
There are many things in my life that I would like to change
I have lots of regrets and many mistakes that I have made
There are opportunities that I haven’t taken
Too many wrong choices that I have maken
I wish that I could right all of my wrongs
And find the place where I truly ...