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are you there?

April 23, 2014
By emmaross101 BRONZE, Honeoye Falls, New York
emmaross101 BRONZE, Honeoye Falls, New York
4 articles 6 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
At the beginning the universe was created. This made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move.

All of my prayers
Are just quiet calls for help
I Can't tell someone real
But I've just got to let it out

Please god are you there?
Are you listening? it's me
I could use a little help
Cuz I just can't fall asleep

I need a little comfort
Even if you're fake
It's not like anyone on earth
Cares about me anyway

Hey god are you there
Are you listening? It's me
I know it's been a long time
Since I've believed

Every time I breathe
I can feel my heart ache
I'm overwhelmed by this sadness
And it just won't go away

My world is getting darker
It's been like this a while
It's getting harder to find color
And reasons to smile

Hey god are you there
Are you listening? It's me
Please don't make me wake
After tonight's sleep

All of my prayers
Are just quiet calls for help
But no one seems to notice
And I've just got to let it out

The blades no longer help
Me to feel alive
I don't feel anything at all
So why do I still cry

Hey god if you're real
I guess I'll see you soon
There's only a thin barrier
Between me and you

Hey god are you there
There's one thing I must ask
Can I still get into heaven
With a rope around my neck
Please let me into heaven
That's my last request

The author's comments:
This was inspired by my very close friend who was suicidal and her story
This represents the fear and sense of hopelessness and desperation that comes with depression

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on Oct. 19 2015 at 12:37 pm
_Tennessee_Love_ BRONZE, Easley, South Carolina
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¨the difference between promises and memories, is that we break promise and memories break us.¨

I can relate very strongly to this piece. Up until recently I felt this way in everyday life. I know its very hard to go through and even harder to see someone your friends with go through, but all you can do is be there. But in the writing process it was very well written, although maybe spell out the entire words. But very deep, I like it.

on Sep. 4 2015 at 9:55 am
Summerstar SILVER, Clinton, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
“For he shall give his angels charge over you, to keep you in your ways. And they will bear you up in their hands…” Psalms 91:11-12

This is a beautiful song. Very emotional and I love the quiet cry for help, because God is here for us, He sends us His angels to bear us up in times of trial. Psalms 91:11-12, don't let your friend give up hope.

on Aug. 28 2015 at 1:59 am
futurista12 ELITE, Far Rockaway, New York
615 articles 1 photo 114 comments

Favorite Quote:
"And though she be but little, she is fierce."- Shakespeare

I can definitely relate to this. I was just really glad that this isn't about you. I hope your friend is okay.

on Jan. 2 2015 at 10:06 am
upsidaisies SILVER, Westford, Massachusetts
6 articles 12 photos 18 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Anyone who thinks sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain"
"You only regret the chances you never take"

This is so beautiful/powerful/emotional. Beautifully written. Truly this is an amazing piece.

on Oct. 20 2014 at 8:57 am
Bribri3573 BRONZE, Port Huron, Michigan
1 article 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
"You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams" - Dr. Seuss

Beautifully written. I feel like this song just explained my life in words that i couldn't express. Good Job!

jimmy said...
on Apr. 24 2014 at 6:01 pm
Wow. Incredible.

on Apr. 24 2014 at 5:58 pm
Personally I can really relate to this and it is very well written. 

sunshine said...
on Apr. 24 2014 at 5:57 pm
This really hits home. Beautiful and powerful ending. You have a lot of talent

tony4 said...
on Apr. 24 2014 at 5:56 pm
Wow. The ending was so powerful. That gave me chills. 

on Apr. 24 2014 at 4:16 pm
Jessalynn BRONZE, Rensselaer, Indiana
3 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If the speed kills me, do not cry because I was smiling." Paul walker

That looks really cool