Scars | Teen Ink


November 14, 2011
By broken-dreaming SILVER, Sacramento, California
broken-dreaming SILVER, Sacramento, California
8 articles 6 photos 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
I am going to leave the past in the past and live for tomorrow- Cheyanne

These scars on my arms tell a story

They tell of a time of sorrow and loss

They tell of a time of fear

They tell of a time I lied to myself to say I was OK.

These scars I covered for so many years Tell of a time I said I was OK when I wasn't

They tell of a time I was down and couldn't find my way out

They're a sign of survival

They're apart of me they tell my story

The ugly marks are my beauty in life, and for that I am proud

The author's comments:
I am recovering from self-harming. I've been battling with depression, and I feel the only thing beautiful about me are the ugly marks on my arms that show what I've been through.

This is for those who self harm and want to stop. Your scars are beautiful too, and even after you stop (which please do) they are a sign of triumph when things get hard.

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on Oct. 1 2013 at 2:53 pm
DevilDancer SILVER, St. Charles, Michigan
9 articles 0 photos 27 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who i'm not..."

All I can say is i love this. I proud of you for stoping... Wish i could.