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I AM ME

By taking off the mask, published on Aug 20, 2010

I AM SOBER

I AM STRONG

I AM BEAUTIFUL

I AM PRICELESS

I AM A SURVIVER

I AM A FIGHTER

I AM A LOVER

I AM ME

and thats how I plan to stay

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I AM

By taking off the mask, published on Aug 19, 2010

I am sober

but I feel drunk

I am strong

but I feel weak

I am beautiful

but i feel ugly

I am priceless

but I feel worthless

I am here

but I feel dead

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Reality in Tears

By taking off the mask, published on Aug 18, 2010

I don’t cry

Except tonight

Waited all night to talk to you

To tell you how much I love you

To hear you tell me our plans for the future

Why do I always self inflict pain

Just pray you tell me

But to who?

For what

HE won’t say yes to me

Not for this

Not for us to happen

I need a drink

Some vodka

With orange juice

That’s what I need

To ignore the pain

Because tomorrow today will be gone

And with it the pain I feel right now

I know there’s no alcohol in the house

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Tags: hope, hurt, vodka, cry

YES but NO

By taking off the mask, published on Aug 17, 2010

YES

YES

YES

I DO

BUT

NO

NO

NO

I

CAN'T

WILL

YOU CONVERT?

I

HOPE

HOPE

HOPE

BECAUSE

THEN I CAN SAY

YES

YES

YES

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Tags: religion, marriage, love, convert

Just the Beginning (part 5)

By taking off the mask, published on Aug 6, 2010

As lunch approaches josh offers to take me out, we leave school grounds and eat out. I get a hamburger, the juice drips down my chin; I wipe it with a napkin and continue to look at him. We don’t say much, our eyes saying it all, as his cell rings, he stands up to take the call. He starts to scream into the receiver, his face getting red, he slaps a glass off the counter, it shatters. I’m afraid, and can’t continue looking his way. I stand up slowly and walk out, not looking back. I head to school, knowing I’ll be late by going on foot instead of a car, but the walk isn’t that far.

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Tags: love, anger, school, shatter, park, real beauty

Just the Beginning (part 4)

By taking off the mask, published on Aug 3, 2010

The monster is steaming, three empty bottles by his chair, his eyes are weak, he had too much to drink. He points to the kitchen, his fat finger in the air. As I walk in, dishes are broken everywhere. I look at him from the counter he just changes the channel faster and faster. I get out the broom and begin to clean the room. “What’s taking so long? I want my food. Hurry up little girl, or I’ll lose my patience real soon.” As if he didn’t lose it already. I stop cleaning; place the broom against the wall, leaning it so it won’t fall. I turn on the stove; the gas creates a flame, at... (more)

Tags: love, apple, abuse, drinking, monster, meat balls, prostitution

Just the Beginning (part 3)

By taking off the mask, published on Aug 1, 2010

As the final bell rings I fly out the door not sure what I’m rushing for. There isn’t anywhere really to go, nowhere to run, I don’t have a place to hide. I walk by the lake letting my feet get wet. Not letting myself get upset. Not letting myself cry, not letting myself try. I hate having to lie, hate having no one by my side. I know many guys try but they aren’t real they just want someone to feel. I have no real friends, they just pretend. Being in my light will make them also shine bright. What they don’t know is my light burned out, all I can do now is sit and figure out. I just want... (more)

Tags: love, respect, chance, lake

Just the Beginning (part 1)

By taking off the mask, published on Jul 23, 2010

Rain falls around me like broken glass. I sit on the field covered now in muddy grass. I hold my knees as the rain falls on me making me feel cold, wet and more alone than ever. I’m sitting in mud and the wetness is seeping through my light blue sundress. My rain boots are filled with rain and my hair is soaking and frizzy. A tear waits by the corner of my eye to drip down my face, but it is frozen in place. My body shivers and my dreams disappear as lightning appears and thunder pounds in my ears. How I ended up here I’m not quite sure. I look down at my sundress remembering the happy... (more)

Tags: depression, rape, abuse, cutting, drunk, ellen hopkins, beer

Stop, Please Stop

By taking off the mask, published on Jul 19, 2010

Stop

please stop

telling me you love me

how much you care

how I'm the best thing that happened to you

in all your years

stop

please stop

telling me how you want to hug and kiss me

how you are always going to be there for me

how nothing can change your mind

stop

please stop

telling me about your unconditional love towards me

how you want to protect me from everyone around me

how you plan to take care of me

stop

please stop

telling me how special I am

how much potential... (more)

Tags: love

SNAP

By taking off the mask, published on Jun 16, 2010

My eye is a lens

I am a tiger watching my prey

ready to capture

focusing on the prize

patience is important

timing is everything

waiting for the perfect moment

to go for it

I steady my hand

as not to screw this chance up

any minute now

eagerness crawls over my skin

like insects feasting off a dead pig

a bead of sweat rolls down my cheek

I don't dare wipe it

I may miss my one opportunity

the outcome is priceless

and worth a million words

now

now

now

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