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.


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


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💖

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Hi, I'm Dan

    11/10/2016 at 18:45

    Love you buddy. xXx

    Liked by 1 person

    • 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

      Liked by 1 person


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