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…
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

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


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

  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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