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My Demons Inside

October 2, 2019
By WallflowerForTheGays GOLD, Pasadena, California
WallflowerForTheGays GOLD, Pasadena, California
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Favorite Quote:
You can't change the bad stuff but you can change how you would respond to that
- my English teacher


There are wounds on the body that go deeper than anything that bleeds

One of the hardest parts of life is deciding whether to walk away or try harder.

I didn't want to wake up.

I was having a much better time asleep.

And that's really sad.

It was almost like a reverse nightmare, like when you wake up from a nightmare you're so relieved.

I woke up into a nightmare.

I want one of those long hugs where you kinda forget whatever else is happening around for a minute.

I am bent, but not broken.

I am scarred, but not disfigured.

I am sad, but not hopeless.

I am tired, but not lifeless.

I am afraid, but not powerless.

I am angry, but not bitter.

I am depressed, but not giving up.


The author's comments:

I have been battling depression for about a year now. You are never alone. You are good enough. You are loved. You are worth everything. You don't have to carry the weight of the world on your battle-worn shoulders. Talk to someone. If they give one heck about your life, they will listen.


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on Oct. 28 2019 at 4:26 pm
iiSad_Potatoeii, South Bend, Indiana
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I love you. I don't need to know you just to say you are worth living.

on Oct. 22 2019 at 8:33 am
blackbarbie BRONZE, Lagos, Other
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Favorite Quote:
IF YOU CAN DREAM IT
YOU CAN DO IT

never give up
keep fighting

on Oct. 10 2019 at 9:08 pm
WallflowerForTheGays GOLD, Pasadena, California
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Favorite Quote:
You can't change the bad stuff but you can change how you would respond to that
- my English teacher

@raynmae1208 I really appreciate that.

raynmae1208 said...
on Oct. 10 2019 at 9:18 am
raynmae1208, Manlius, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Stars can't shine without darkness."

I relate to this poem so deeply that it sent chills through my spine as I read it. It reminded me how strong I actually am and showed me I got through the dark times. I also love the repetition of "i am". It adds a really great effect.

on Oct. 7 2019 at 1:58 pm
WallflowerForTheGays GOLD, Pasadena, California
16 articles 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
You can't change the bad stuff but you can change how you would respond to that
- my English teacher

@Hallo_XD Thank you

on Oct. 7 2019 at 6:38 am
Hallo_XD BRONZE, Sydney, Other
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I love the end " I am depressed but not giving up "

on Oct. 7 2019 at 6:38 am
Hallo_XD BRONZE, Sydney, Other
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I love the end " I am depressed but not giving up "

on Oct. 7 2019 at 6:38 am
Hallo_XD BRONZE, Sydney, Other
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I love the end " I am depressed but not giving up "


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