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Once upon a tragedyOnce upon a time I wanted to dieI would hide in my room and cry and cryNo one ever noticed and no one would askAnd if they ever did I would put on a maskIt started a few years back when they got a divorceMy parents did split with both yelling and forceI was left alone and told to go playBut how could I lie and tell them okayI was only a child, but not anymoreThe year I was four is no moreNow I am considered a beautiful young ladyBut looking in the mirror I no longer see KatieWhat I see is the scars left behindFrom a girl once little, perfect, and kindI fight with myself every single dayI cannot win, and my body’s gone astrayWhen did I start cutting? I said I never willWhen did I start cursing? Or start popping pills?I must have stopped eating or something else is wrongDear God please can you help me, where do I belong?My ribs jut from my waistAnd is that blood I taste?How do they not notice? Why do they look away?Why do I always smile and tell them I’