I try….

I try so hard but people just don’t understand

That what’s inside of me,

is absolute chaos.

 

I am underwater

Gasping for air

drowning,

falling,

apart.

For after the calm,

Comes the raging waves.

 

I am the ghost,

Screaming for help in the shadows of darkness,

Screaming till my throat is raw,

But no one hears me,

For I am the face behind the mask.

 

I have found that online

It is easy to be cheerful,

It’s easy to pretend you are happy, 

when all you are,

are just words on a screen.

Staring back at you.

 

But I am a monster,

A raging monster

Because no matter how hard I try,

No one understands,

That what’s inside of me

Is absolute chaos. 

 

 

 

 

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(800) 273-8255 is the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

To learn how you can make a difference in suicide prevention visit https://afsp.org/make-a-difference or https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/how-we-can-all-prevent-suicide/  or https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/suicide-prevention/index.shtml 

You can also learn more about the cause of suicide from the National Alliance on Mental Illness at https://www.nami.org/Get-Involved/What-Can-I-Do .

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