thatromanticweirdo

United Kingdom

She / Her | Poet/Writer | Musician | Sarcastic | 16 | Intellectually Challenging

I’m doing A-Levels in Literature, Drama, History and Maths

I make no guarantees that anything I write will make any sense.

Message from Writer

“who should defend the moon, if not poets?”

I offer no other wisdom than this quote by some random guy and a book recommendation of ‘A Little Life’ by Hanya Yanagihara

don’t worry, i know you’re busy

June 1, 2021

FREE WRITING

7
how have we returned
to a point in society
where pain is a weakness
and suffering in silence
is preferable
to a cry for help?

why do you mock me,
for telling you it hurts?
for grimacing,
for crying,
or wincing,
when I’m reining in a scream.

have you not noticed,
that the knuckles on my left hand
are red, raw and bruised
from where I’ve been
digging in the nails of my right?
or do you simply not care?

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2 Comments
  • celestialbard

    oh gosh the questions at the end!!! there's so much emotion in this piece i love it


    3 months ago
  • In Which Yaya Writes

    Ugh, and that title and that third stanza and that ahh. I reread the title and was like, "Oh my gosh." Beautiful! Amazing! Great job.
    PS If you ever want to talk, I'll be here (though very late :)


    4 months ago