invisible health

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 09:45 -- Aws

Just because I have a smile on my face,
It doesn't mean that I don't cry when I'm alone.
Doesn't mean I don't have problems,
Doesn't mean I'm not dying inside.
All it means is that I can look past the negative in my life.

Just because I laugh a lot,
It doesn't mean I'm happy,
Doesn't mean my life is perfect.
You don't know me, you don't know my story,
You don't know what I've been through.

Just because I self-harm,
It doesn't mean I'm suicidal,
Doesn't mean I'm going to hack at my arm in the middle of class
Or attack you with a scalpel.
All it means is that the pain is getting too great.

Just because I have scars,
It doesn't give you the right to judge me,
Criticise me like some sort of alien,
When instead you should be my friend.
Those scars mean that I'm real. 
Look past them and see the real me.


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