E.M McCarry


Hurting


Some people when they're hurting,
scream it way out loud,
some get help and let it out
honestly, I don't know how.
Some people turn to the darkness
others go to the light
Which hides their pain away.
But me, I keep it all inside
and let it fill me up.
Slowly, slowly
sometimes bubbling up and overflowing
while smiling through the pain
For I am afraid of jumping
high or low
Also afraid to trust
for those trust me,
but not me them.
And I am afraid of depending,
one to hold on to.
No one, not even myself knows
exactly who I am.
I hide behind a positive shell
always smiling,
laughing
giggling
while holding on
and losing my grip
Falling in to the river.
But no one knows
but myself.
And I'm losing
wasting.
Becoming lost in hurt.

Submitted: Monday, February 27, 2012
Edited: Thursday, April 26, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Form:


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Hurting by E.M McCarry )

  • Rookie - 127 Points Rick Adriolo (2/28/2012 3:53:00 PM)

    Touching poem.. I love it.. keep writing and let me know when you have some new poems.. you should read some of my poems.. I think you can relate to them.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 10 Points Karla Morales (2/27/2012 8:16:00 PM)

    wow for some reason i do understand you i am hurt from the inside and from the outside i am laughing (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Caged Bird
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  3. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  4. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  5. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  9. Caged Bird, Maya Angelou
  10. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
[Hata Bildir]