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no means no telling you to get off and pulling away means no not now means no i dont want to means no i dont feel like it means no i want to go home means no leave me alone means no
The school I went to had no after school activities Never had a dad to play with He died the month before I was born He was an OG
Starting and Stopping Sometimes, the hardest part is knowing When to start
Nothing works words escape my mind and leave me with nothing i can’t control it anymore noone believes me about how far gone it is oh no they say to stop and do what nothing
I'm desperate for a change Right now my life is strange My past seemed so simple But now I get stressed over anything It makes me cripple Can I just hit rewind? Take me back to the time
White, black, brown, yellow. It‘s the few Colors that make our world colorful It makes our world seems happier and Less dull, cheerful, and calm. All skin colors are beautiful in the light
I'm shaking and quaking I don't know what to do. I hear the steps coming closer, which mean I'm closer to more abuse. They hit,they smack, they yell, they kick. Theybe until I can't hardly stand.
How can we be The land of the free And the home of the brave, When we are nothing more than a knave, an enclave, Digging our own grave? You can hear their cries, The millions of sobs very loud and clear, Those of a mother, mourning the death of
NO JUST STOP; JUST STOP and listen to meI am Not going to beInvisible like you want me to beCan't you see I just want to be freeJust for once I have to battle the demons in my headAnd I have to deal with you who would rather have me deadThen be tr
please don't try to fix me never will you truly see what i deal with deep inside I'm hurting aching set me free stop saying that you understand you'll never know my cards at hand
Don't shoot the messenger Unless she's a woman Don't shoot the mesenger Unless her skin has become an invitation They scream at her She knows they're just words That couldn't be possibly understood
Defenesless against you, scared of you. Four legged lives have feelings too, they are not stuffed animals. They are real, they breathe just like humans do. They need food just like humans.
“Not good enough?” “Not good enough.” How is it I can work, My fingers bleeding, My lips dry, My shoulders aching, My legs numb,
Every place we explore Filled with negativity Every person Complains about dignity Every popular news station Preaches only the bad
Listen to her, as she plays that melody that I once knew. That song that I thought was my saving grace, twisted now to a devils song. I want it to end, yet how could it stop, when for so long
forced and false fake will fall you must be real to withstand at all because smiles won't get you through hard times but peace and prayer through this upward climb stand in line
Stop me if you’ve heard this before, girl meets boy learns to love. You never learn to love yourself
"You want to fit in But you don't know how Do you want to be thin And make your ribs stand out? Today's standards are It's okay to cry And bleed until you die Make dure you have skinny thighs
I used to stop and smell the flowers But now I just pass them by I always long to stop But I never do. Once I got hurt I realized nature bites. If I could, I'd go back
Buy the ammo You'll get a discount Courtesy of the NRA You know, the people who sit on leather Wear silk And sip the finest wine Courtesy of the assholes Who lack a moral compass And shoot to kill.
I am a Work of art but torn apart never sleep but always dream in a world of hate I try to appreciate Here come closer No don't go sir You didn't even try to listen
When he talks to me
why don't people just stop and listen? to the crickets chirping on a cool night. to the slowing breath of the one they love, laying beside them. listen to the air around them, for it's silence is loud enough.
I hear it stumble in the door Crash! a drink splills into the hardwood as glass shatters my body flinches in shock shoulders quickly rise pungent smell musty with a little spice
Can we enter 2015 with no filter? With so many filters and mask, I sometimes hate to ask what's real or what's fake. What would it take?
Would a filter be typing? Would a filter mean no erasing? Does that mean I can't correct my grammar? I'm going to give you the realest me there is, no bullsh*t. Well, to begin, my appearance.
In a generation when kids of all ages are too wo
Lonely nights sitting in my room
A narrow mind needs not to dream And I want a dreamer to dream with me. So, before we part, it's this you must know: You were a fanciful one, as far as dreams go.
I'm a pest, And I'm a thief. Though, I do not mean no harm, I disturb your peace. But can you give me my peace? Can you give back what you took from me? Only half is fine.
Even though people think that they have the right to kill animals, Even if they think that animals provide us with what we need,
Wait it out.It will be okay.Everything's going to be fine.You'll get the hang of it.It will feel like home in no time. Shut up. I don't want it.
We watch this time go by And maybe we grow All we can do is sigh And say, "Where did the day go?" The Clock goes tick-tock-tick And it just makes us sick The way it perseveres
Truth, or lies? Beautiful eyes Hide the pain. Scars and marks, In the dark Is her world. Dripping red, The girl is dead, And yet she cries.
Let us arise swiftly Let our movements be done Abruptly Like the wind So that they may never catch us Us, We who lay in the shadows Hiding in the darkness for we know no fear
Within this uncompromising maze, the faceless men in white suits force you to stumble along the path from point A to B. Tall white walls confiscate creativity and slowly strangle the unsuspecting
I discover myself contemplating my being as I linger in an abyss of corruption. Hiding from the mournfulness that intimidates me as I sleep. I was never cherished, I was no favorite of anything.
You left. She stopped smiling. She stopped laughing.
He was a worthy opponent in the battle for her soul No way he would win for she stood alone His words couldn't sway her,for she swayed herself His touch couln't faze her For only she knew how she felt
Get to walking Not a lot of talking Around these students, education roams The most connected of all domes Emory aren't we saying we are connected as a community
"No one likes you freak!" "Not allowed to talk to you." "Stop reading and go play."
Can any one please explain to me this crazy way dudes try to get a girl.
The days now pass with uncertainty The world keeps spinning
What the hell is wrong with you?Don’t you know I’m beaten and blue?Leave me alone.I’ve done nothing to you.
She sits staring into space,talking,and waiting she wants to speak,but can't it's in her head holding on to that one word
Cold nights, Semi-warm days Sitting here for what seems like light years Watching dozens and dozens just pass by Like I’m invisible or just don’t exist But why? Why do they proceed on?
People act like they know me But they dont, and I don't care What they say. My life is perfect I've had trials and hurdles and I've overcame them. So laugh And make fun I'm sorry your life
Fresh flesh bleeds upon the ancient grounds of history Flesh that isn't our own Those chunks of human life belong to our brothers and sisters born to delete the wrong doings of war sickened people. They fight.
I lay in bed and shake, my body trembles uncontrollably, I feel my bones break. Her words hit me like a ton of heavy clouds, then all at once, the rain seemed to pour down.
They kmow not of why they give.
What is Society? Society is a group of people who set a standard and everyone that is affected by that standard is apart of that society.
I'm not the prettiest girlIt's me against the worldJudged day to dayAll I can do really is prayWhat does it really matter if I dress a little different?
There is a certain Kind of feeling which cannot be Explained— Like the feeling when it rains, or When someone you love Dies—one which goes Beyond words, beyond expression. Feelings which can
Sometimes I hear daddy yelling
Going through so much Day in......Day out.... fatigue overwhelms my emotions When does it stop? Did I cause this or bring it upon myself?
You see a world that Cannot change A place where everything Stays the same Judgments fill the air
Such wonderous pieces Spread far and wide With various colors that often collide We separate them And choose the colors While some with one, while some with others But behinds these colors
“Oh no! It’s not the size of your body, it’s the size of your heart.” And your waist, And your face.
I will never forget the girl with the round glasses. I sat next to her in all my classes.
White turns to black. Hearts began to crack. Eyes filled with salty tears, one of their biggest fears. Open casket, scared to see. A young girl staring back at me. For then I knew, the girl looking back, was me. - A.B
I've realized at age 8 that I live in a fucked up world A world where you're not shit if you don't do what you're told If you don't do EXACTLY what's expected of you
Honesty is all I would change maybe if we all could be genuine love would not be in vain if I could change the roles of honesty maybe a liar would feel the victims pain He lied to me that's why I feel this way
Stop fighting with me Stop not trusting me Stop not appreciating me Stop nagging at me Stop pointing out all my flaws, especially when they aren't Stop trying to control my life
He is popping pills Trying to get rid of the pain But all people seem to realize Is that he's an idiot and completely insane Harassed on a daily basis He can't seem to get off the crazy train
Why would you just stand and watch? What if it was your friend or family? Feeling emotionally lost. Feeling as if no one is there. Feeling embarassed.
I have known this space for awhile now But like some old jeans i grow tired of it The thing that i thought protected me Stops me from reaching my potential The space that i enjoyed
Mama you murdered me,
Why such hurtful words? Did you enjoy the first time you got a tooth pulled cause your cravings called for sweets? Did you find pleasure while falling from your bike, scraping a chunk of skin off your leg?
Self conscious, insecure, the feeling of “I can’t do this anymore”This was the girl I used to me.This girl that I was choosing to be.I try not to be that girl anymore
How much can words hurt you? When you don't show any emotion Tearing running down your soul Cries knocking at every door Wishing to be heard........ Smiling to the world Without having any clue
Words don't hurt she said Get over it they said Stop being sensative he said .....But you don't understand I said Words Hurt Why do you care? she screamed Learn to walk away they screamed
Stop the lying, I see through you. Stop the yelling, I see through you. Stop the staring, I see through you. Stop the pushing, I see through you. Stop and realize,
I could never understand How someone could see the fear in your eyes, Hear the tremble in your voice, Understand the falsity of your choked out laugh
How many more deaths? How many more threats? How many more tears? How many kids fear?
When I walk into class
You look at me, he looks at her, he said she said, I hear the whisper. Gossip is fun, gossip is great, but teens can be hurtful, hurt turns into hate. Why can't it stop, why cant it end? Talk is just talk, that pits friend against friend.
Sitting on a park benchAn amazing vantage pointSeeing the world pass by Listening carefully to every noiseHear a mother and a child, a husband and wife
I refuse to pay attention You've proven you know less than I. Any day of the week, let me Teach the class you simply can't. It's crazy, this process of yours Which leaves students feeling confused.
Me, myself, and I, a guise. Her, him, they, and we, a guise. Influence plagues the mind. Primitive purity heavily veiled by a guise. Opinions and pressures spread.
There are many ways That one may learn Powerpoints, lectures, or reading aloud in turn But my way of learning Is not the same as theirs So stop complaining When I almost break down in tears
Teacher, teacher, I have something to say you have a lot of studies but none help you're helpless when it comes to teaching I should know maths, but you aren't helping!
Why am I here? What have I done to deserve this? Shampoo in my eyes. Give me cancer for a cause. Rush smoke in my lungs. I am an animal, I want to live free. Why cant the just let me be?
I'm what the doctor ordered. I can fix you up no matter what you got. I am always there for you, miles away I surround you, fall on you everyday.
It's a different kind of broken heart The kind where it feels like you fell apart Like someone took a dart and threw it directly through your heart I never thought I'd feel this way
Sticks and stones may break my bones But words will never hurt me, Such a lie runs through my mind As your words slice me deep, cutting me open for the whole World to see.
Home was sweet once but now mommy and daddy fight. Daddy hurts me! Quiet he’s coming; it’s time for daddy’s special time alone.Mommy hates me, she blame me for everything.
I'm sorry that I am not strong enough to hate you. You have given me every reason To walk away, To be destroyed, But I've never been one For playing the victim.
Pinches and medicine, Needles and a poke. This just has to be a painful joke. Their squirms are minimal, Their cries are silent, Allowing the ‘caretakers’ to be violent.
I have been ridiculed for disproportionate body parts, And I have done the same to others' fragile hearts, I have been teased and toyed with until tears came, And yet, I have unto others done the same pain,
"Newton's First Law"
When I close my eyes, I can see his slowly fading away. When I touch my wrist, I can feel his blood clinging to my skin. When I hold my hand to my chest, I can feel his heart beat, Slowly Fading Away.
You see darkness in my eyes The pain in the tears that I cry you used to hold my hand but that has come to and end All that I ask is that you don't judge me in the end.
They never stop Tears stream down my face I long for them to stop But they never stop
Everyday I walk down these halls terrified I can feel the stares and read their lips Calling me anything they can think of Just to hurt me My mind fools me Making me think I'm strong enough to take it
At the point of no return. crashing falling soon to burn. my minds a crumbling abyss, amiss at my fingertips. loosing, lost. struggling at what cost? life is empty, that triggers tempting. transformation, this sick sensation. justification?
How does one see themselves as less than a human? Do we not bleed the same blood? Do we not walk the same earth? Is there such a thing as acceptance? Acceptance before death.
Little Marco is the smartest boy in his class. Other kids think he's weird all because he doesn't like to start trouble. He's respectful and creative.
Had a sporadic moment of brilliance today This extra-terrestrial brown skin Bronzed with historical significance Scarred with repetitive adversity It isn’t coming off
Am I a can? They categorize me, say it's what I am. But I am not made of tin, don't hold soup inside me.
Capture the past I'll let it live Very loud, asking for forgiveness Ignite a passion for history Let you beat me like I beat you
There was once a girl She was sweet as can be There was once a girl And there was more to her than what you could see She dreamt of flying Being stuck on the ground bothered her And people were always lying
Bullies are people, who are sad, They have hearts and are really not that bad. Bullies are people, who need friends, Once they receive them usually the bullying ends.
Remember me? That girl in the back of the class. The outcast. The one everyone laughed and mocked, For years on end. To feel strong, probably. Well, forget all of you.
One cannot stand alone; shaken violently amid the brutal winds… But a few can hold each other up, standing tall in sturdy unison, despite the trying forces.
A fire comes and goes ever so quickly Like friends you thought existed They stare at me for a moment and invite me in Draw me closer But soon they sizzle out of view, Becoming dark, smoldering ashes
The constant taunting Picking, mental, and physical abuse It scars Reaping at the core and dignity of a person It stings Cutting through one’s emotions It stays with that person