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I'm numb

July 8, 2011
By Silent_Artist SILVER, Selma, North Carolina
Silent_Artist SILVER, Selma, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"One day I'm gonna run away and never come back and when I come back I'm gonna be the knife master" - Jimmy The Rev Sullivan. Not much of a deep meaning but it makes me laugh.

I'm numb,
you can't hurt me anymore.
Go ahead, hit me!
It's what you adore.
Not another tear,
will I shed.
No matter how many times,
you fill me with dread.
You can say awful things,
you can slit my wrists.
No matter what,
I will raise my fists.
Think you can scare me?
Go ahead, try.
Bruise me, break me,
till' I nearly die.
I want you to know,
no matter what you do.
I will stay strong,
I will get through.
This is the end for you,
but the beginning for me.
A whole new world,
I can't wait to see.
I've endured the abuse,
for years, and years,
You live off my cries,
off my fears.
These scars are more than symbols,
of all your wrongs.
Each one is a trophy,
they make me strong.
The sirens getting near,
I see you're upset.
Spend the rest of your days,
filled with regret.

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This article has 6 comments.

Poetry-Angel said...
on Nov. 19 2011 at 7:06 pm
Poetry-Angel, Baxter, Minnesota
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Mondoeep i love it 

Kai17 GOLD said...
on Jul. 27 2011 at 10:33 am
Kai17 GOLD, Spokane, Washington
17 articles 5 photos 339 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Where to, Miss?"
"To the stars."

This was a very interesting perspective about the subject....

on Jul. 21 2011 at 11:51 pm
thetruthawaits94 SILVER, Duncan, Oklahoma
9 articles 0 photos 351 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, but learning to dance in the rain.

This is so emotional. I found myself reading it really fast to try to get to the end so that i could see if it had a good ending. Thank goodness it did! It had a perfect ending. I enjoyed this a lot! `"" thumbs up!

M.Lizeth GOLD said...
on Jul. 20 2011 at 8:33 pm
M.Lizeth GOLD, Santa Fe Springs, California
12 articles 0 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
My heart is blind, that so it can love the soul that is too bright for the eyes to see.

This poem is overflowing with strong emotion that impacted me with every word. I was able to become the narrator, and feel the pain and fear (emotions that I interpretted). Great work with the imagery and the rhyming scheme. Only thing I would fix is the following line; "These scars are more than symbols". It interupted the flow of the whole pome as I read it, probably because it's quite long compared to the other lines. Other than that, this is a beautiful and wonderful poem. I'd like to read more now (:

on Jul. 19 2011 at 2:47 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Papillion, Nebraska
55 articles 0 photos 2066 comments

Favorite Quote:
What the front door.

very nice, i do love the ending,and the rhyment, and how you talk ot the abuser.

Kalicat said...
on Jul. 18 2011 at 6:46 pm
Kalicat, Ulysses, Kansas
0 articles 6 photos 40 comments

Favorite Quote:
Sing like no one's listening. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like no one's going to put it on YouTube.

wow. just.... wow. i love it, even if it's sad, its got the note of "screw you, i can take it" that is essential....