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Nursery Rhyme | [Poem]

10 Nov

Trigger Warning: This poem is about self harm. Please do not read it if this is a trigger. [UPDATED] Though I do not struggle with self harm, several of the close people in my life do, and so I wanted their words to be heard and felt here. These words put into poetic form, are from the discussions and talks I’ve had with those people.

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Cut this line upon my skin

So I can feel what a pain I’ve been

Burn this flame upon my flesh

So I can control this life a mess

Drill this hole into my thigh

To take away the numb, make me feel alive

Now I lay me down to sleep

I pray the Lord nobody weeps

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Posted by on 11/10/2016 in Poetry, Self Harm

 

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4 responses to “Nursery Rhyme | [Poem]

  1. SassaFrassTheFeisty

    11/26/2016 at 23:09

    You have a gift with words my friend. I’m always a hangout away if you need it💖

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  2. Hi, I'm Dan

    11/10/2016 at 18:45

    Love you buddy. xXx

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    • Surviving the Specter

      11/13/2016 at 19:10

      Thank you, Dan. I appreciate your support more than words can express. I’m doing fine, I just really wanted to put together a piece for this facet of mental health struggles people deal with on a daily basis. The thoughts in the poem are from conversations I’ve had with those closest in my life and I really wanted to capture that on my blog. Love you too, bruthah X

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