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Please,
Oh sure-and-stubborn teacher,
stop telling me
her death deserves no mourning.
Stop saying
It was a choice, yes or no
and it's all her fault.
It isn't that simple.
Don't look me in the eyes--
My eyes, that have seen my own blood
more times than I can count; eyes
that have closed tight as a knife was held
to my throat by my own hand;
eyes that read the labels on those bottles
wondering how many pills
would stop my lungs--
don't look me in the eyes and tell me
it's simply yes or no.
poem.
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TheGrayHand Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Judging by the feeling of heartfelt empathy in my chest, I think this poem is a good one. :D
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manathequeen Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2012  Student Writer
so true. and beautifully written
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angry-hobbits Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much
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thebirdnerd Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely beautiful.
People shouldn't pass judgment on others, especially not when they have no idea what the person they're judging has gone through. Has it ever occurred to them that that person may have had a much harder life, and much harder decisions to make, then they could ever imagine?
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angry-hobbits Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
yes. Thank you so much! :hug: love you
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thebirdnerd Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Love you, too. :)
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russiankiwigirl Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2012
touching <3
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angry-hobbits Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you!
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Kurosaki224 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Very touching and deep. It draws you in
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angry-hobbits Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks I was hoping it would
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TheSonOfLilitu Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2012  Student General Artist
Beautiful and heartwrenching.
This hits really deep,
wonderful job in keeping it simple but still truly emotional.
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angry-hobbits Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you so much.
I felt really strongly about it, so that means a lot.
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TheSonOfLilitu Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2012  Student General Artist
You're very welcome.
I can tell, and that's what makes it so beautiful. Keep up with your art, you're very talented.
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crazi-4-muffinz Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Wow-
your teacher sounds like a bitch.
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angry-hobbits Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah. I kept controlled, though.
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crazi-4-muffinz Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Congrats lol
I'm not very good at that :|
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emmasorarye Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2012
I would hit that teacher.
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angry-hobbits Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
unfortunately, I couldn't.
We were discussing that singer who died from an OD or whatever.
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emmasorarye Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2012
Well that man is a first class jackass. I would tell him off so fucking hard. God. I hate assholes who don't know a fucking thing they are talking about.
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