The Power Poetry Scholarship Slam

I will never hurt another human being the way you hurt me;

Blinded by only what you want me to say and see,

Bound to you by a sense of misery.

I just can't seem to breathe.


I will never belittle a person to nothing like you belittle me;

Suffering in silence, choosing what others would see,

Ashamed of the brand carved into my skin.

These bruises resembled chunks of my soul gone missing.


I will never ignore "no" like you ignored me;

For the power that one little word holds is far too mighty,

In your eyes, mighty like a fallen oak tree.

I am detaching myself from something I refuse to see.


I will never let you silence me;

Your bullets shook my heart, but my mind will still scream.

I will never stop living because of what you did to me.

I will never succumb to my anxieties.

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 13.0px 'Helvetica Neue'; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000}
p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 13.0px 'Helvetica Neue'; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000; min-height: 15.0px}
p.p3 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 13.0px 'Helvetica Neue'; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000; background-color: #e5e5ea}
span.s1 {font-kerning: none; background-color: #e5e5ea}
span.s2 {font-kerning: none}

This poem is about: 


Need to talk?

If you ever need help or support, we trust for people dealing with depression. Text HOME to 741741