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Monthly Archives: May 2012

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Lessons From Chaos-Poem

I’ve wanted to write this poem for a while but would break down every time I tried. A couple months ago, my friend Chaos (Ellie) killed herself because of bullying. I was basically her only friend and it tore me up more then any one else as far as I know.

I learned through her though, that suicide shouldn’t be an option and even if it affects only one person, I don’t want to put anyone through the pain I had to go through.

I wrote this for the It Gets Better contest and I thank the person who runs it, because I finally got these thoughts out.

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Take My Hand-Poem

Written for a contest on AllPoetry.

Inspired by:

From the back cover of a SOAD album. “The hand has five fingers, capable and powerful, with the ability to destroy as well as create. Open your eyes, open your mouths, close your hands and make a fist”.

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It’s All Good-Poem *Trigger Warning*

I wrote this poem for a contest on AllPoetry. There is a self harm trigger warning, so be cautious.


Running to the bathroom

Can’t stand the dinner table

Flinging open stall doors

Chasing release

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A Lesson Before Dying-Book Report in Poem Form

Had to write a book report for school on the book A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines. It had to have quotes and literary devices and answer a theme and is basically boring but figured I’d post it because I wrote it.

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