I am from a place of darkness and light.

I am from a place where everyone seems
all right but deep inside they are in darkness.
I am from a place where you are weird
for being sad

You hear people say I’m here for you
but when you need them…
SILENCE!
Nothing but silence…

I am from a place where teens run a blade
across their wrists
where teens have to hide their cuts just
to hide their feelings.

I am from a place where teens smoke
weed to ease the pain
to escape the sad thoughts

I am from a place where there
are lights.
Where you have fun playing games
Where you have great memories of your life

But…
That happiness doesn’t stay long.
then, there is silence again…

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CC BY-SA 4.0 Happiness before Silence by Mei is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

2 Comments
  1. Yael 1 year ago

    this gives me all the feelings. It’s really good

  2. Sam 1 year ago

    “Dope Poem.”-Sam Lin 2016

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