a girl, and a boy, and a rumor to end it all.

people tend prey on the weak ones

as much as they hate to confess.

but something started as innocent fun,

could always turn into a mess.

girl.                                                                                                                    

a girl who makes good choices.

breathe in...breathe out.                                                                                        

life is treating her well.

.

then come nights of screaming and yelling.

breathe in...breathe out.

world turned upside down.      

.                                                                     

find someone to trust.

breathe in...breathe out.

the boy wants what?                                                                                    

.

trembling hands and a cell phone camera.

breathe in...breathe out.

it's only one picture and a good distraction.                                                      

.

boy stretches the truth when he tells his friends.

stop breathing.

.

walk to school shaking in silence.

breathe in...breathe out.

it's just a bad.

.

open the doors to staring eyes.

breathe in...breathe out.

it was only a rumor so why does it hurt?                                                              

.

day after day hearing whispers.

breathe in...breathe out.

this can't be happening.                                                    .

.

day after day spent alone with tears falling.

breathe in...breathe out.

wishing it all would end.

.

a girl who now hates her whole self.

breathe in...breathe out.

breathe in…

.

stops breathing.

and never breathes again.

boy.

.                                                                       boy with good intentions.

breathe in...breathe out.

                                                                                          life is pretty damn good.

.

.                             an awesome night of playing football.

                                                                                         breathe in...breathe out.

how could things get better?

.

                                                                        new text from that hot girl at school.

                                                                                         breathe in...breathe out.

shes looking for a distraction.

.

wait until she does what is asked.

                                                                                         breathe in...breathe out.

didn't think she'd actually do it.

.

                   tells his friends how desperate she is.

                                                                                                                          start laughing.

.

                                                                 walk to school full of pride.

                                                                                         breathe in...breathe out.

                                                                                                             it's such a great day.

.

                                                     see her face as she opens the door.

                                                                                         breathe in...breathe out.

she looks so pathetic.

                                                                                         .

                                                         boy realizes he's started a rumor.

breathe in...breathe out. 

cracks another joke about her to his friends.

.

                                             thinks the girl is overreacting.

                                                                                         breathe in...breathe out.

                                                                                           she'll get over it, right?

.

                                               boy who needed to feel like a man.

                                                                                         breathe in...breathe out.

                                                                                                                                     breathe in...

.

                                                                                                 keeps breathing.

                                                                                        and never looks back.

no matter where they start,

whether it be from fact or fiction,

rumors will beat and bruise the heart

and they will always leave a victim.

Comments

Elizabeth Davis

Wow that is a grate poem but i would have kicked that guys ass. he hurt that girl and didn't even really cear. guys like that are so dumb it makes me sad :(

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