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shades of gray

You say you want to die.
You say you just don't care.
You say nobody loves you
and you've nothing more to share.
You say your life's too difficult,
you're so full of despair.
You say the weight you're carrying
is just too much to bear.
You say that you are sorry
and that none of us should weep.
You make death sound so beautiful,
this grand eternal sleep.
The razor is your truest friend,
it gives you what you need.
You glorify the pain it brings
each time it makes you bleed.
You try to paint this pretty picture
using shades of gray.
You hold our hearts within your hands
with every word you say.
You lead us through your darkened halls
of anger, fear, and shame.
The question still remains unanswered.
Tell me...who's to blame?
A lover from your past who left
with broken promises?
A God you gave your heart to
just to find does not exist?
The parents who have let you down
through neglect or abuse?
Your peers, whos unforgiving words
have made you feel obtuse?
Your poetry's an anecdote
of what you feel inside.
Your words scream for attention
while you try to keep your pride.
You say you want to die,
but deep inside, I know you're scared.
You say nobody loves you,
so you want someone to care.
The question you must answer first
is..do you love yourself?
You'll never know true love
if you depend on someone else.
Even if my words to you
are too far out of reach,
for you to keep on writing
is the one thing I beseech.
So, say you just dont give a damn.
So, say you want to die.
As long as you keep saying it,
I know you're still alive.

by beezle
posted on 03/01/2009

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Comments: 87

Comment by livelife: Dec 10, 2011 9:03 am
Comment by prettyspl: Nov 25, 2011 7:36 pm
You worded this piece perfectly; I'm hoping that many will read this and hopefully: put down the knife! Start living their dreams and stop hurting themselves. I think it's wonderful and full of passionate insight. Great job!
Comment by blondie610: Nov 23, 2011 8:53 am
very nice
Comment by SecretsLie: Nov 13, 2011 3:59 pm
this is soo good, there are so many lines i could quote, but i think "You'll never know true love
if you depend on someone else." is the strongest. great job!
Comment by Bullets2TheHeartxx: Sep 20, 2011 7:03 am
This is going on my wall at home Smiley Love it
Comment by taybabe1300: Sep 12, 2011 1:04 pm
I love this poem, it paints a picture in my mind, of me. I can really relate to every word you wrote, you're an amazing writer
Comment by stars13: Sep 8, 2011 8:50 pm
wonderful poem
Comment by Ari777: May 21, 2011 7:13 am
Wonderfully written.
Comment by anonymousme: May 10, 2011 9:20 am
damn... that is so good... you're really a great writer...
Comment by Craig123: Jan 15, 2011 10:00 pm
Wow! I am so blown away right now. I feel like this was written about my brother. Thank you so much. I feel your pain...

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