Treasure Island

Sierra Staten

(4/17/97 / Newman, California)

I Cut


I know it's wrong;
It's shameful for me to do -
But I cut.
When I'm sad,
and the only thing people tell me is 'Get over it'
I cut.
When the words people do and don't say murder the life I live;
I cut.
I cut when I have no other choice.
When I can't take the pain, but I'm too cowardice to end it all together.. I cut.
I cut because I still have hope that someday it will be better,
I cut as an alternative.
I cut.

Submitted: Monday, September 23, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 24, 2013

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  • Gajanan Mishra (9/23/2013 8:49:00 PM)

    good write, thanks, I like it.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment.
    Please read my poem'Family members' and vote. (Report) Reply

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