HelpMe512

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"If I wait 'til my tomorrow comes, is the waiting all I've ever done?"
-Ben Platt

Message from Writer

"It's alright, it's okay. You're not a monster just human and you made a few mistakes,"
-It's Alright by Mother Mother

"One page of the bible isn't worth a life,"
-The Village by Wrabel

"I thought you had me in prison this whole time, but I'm the one holding the key,"
-Intro III by NF

"A hundred bad days makes a hundred good stories and a hundred good stories makes me interesting at parties,"
-100 Bad Days by AJR

If you have any other song lyrics to put on the quote board shoot me a comment and I'll gladly put them on!

this sea of failure drags us down

July 5, 2020

FREE WRITING

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have you ever felt
like you're sinking
in a sea of failure
and you don't know how
to pull yourself out?

have you ever felt
like swimming down
would be easier
than trying to get
to the surface?

guilt washes over you
in waves
and hatred floods you
with self-loathing

if you've ever felt this way
congratulations
you're human

there's not a soul
who hasn't had to brave
these deadly waters
of failure

some don't sink as deep
and some can swim across
but if you can't
you're just as strong
because you didn't give up

no one is ever alone
in the darkest nights
or the roughest seas
because every one of us hurts
just the same
lowercase intentional
i'd like to remind anyone that you're not alone ever, and you're so strong, beautiful, and deserving of love.

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7 Comments
  • Westley

    This is so beatiful and real! Can I just say you're an amazing writer?


    5 months ago
  • uninspired

    love this.... it's a really good reminder that we are all human<3


    5 months ago
  • mia_:)

    cue the applause! wonderful, relatable, *chef kiss*


    5 months ago
  • Eblinn

    beautiful piece and thanks for the uplifting words!


    5 months ago
  • Mishthi Sharma

    Very true and heartfelt piece. The message in here is great too. Thanks for writing this.


    5 months ago
  • ~wildflower~

    Oh my, this was so true and beautiful!! You just broke my heart with the familiarity of the first three stanzas and then stitched it back together again even better than it was before! I love how you continued the theme of the ocean throughout as an extended metaphor, and this part - “if you've ever felt this way congratulations you're human” - was such a well executed and sharp mood change that it almost made me laugh! (In a good way :) ). Thank you for having the courage to write something so true. Wow, this is just amazing writing!


    5 months ago
  • Jason_claire:)

    This was so amazingly writen, and the fact you made a metaphore out of it with a body of water is even better. Thank you for wrriting this, I know a lot of people who really need it right now.


    5 months ago