Dark, Emotions, Freestyle, Poetry, Writing

Sacrifice My Soul

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For you,

I carve the curved blade into my flesh,

Twisting it deeper,

Over and over again

For you,

I suffer

Bearing bleeding wounds,

I shamble on

Wearing a facade of normalcy,

Acting as if nothing bothers me

For you,

I do it all

As always,

Too wrapped up in your own little world,

You don’t realize

What I go through

All to stay strong

For you

Never do you see

The aged, scabbed scars

Covering me

To you,

It’s nothing more

Than a fleeting fever dream

Why?

Why do I do this

All

For you?

© 3 January 2019, by Haley Scully

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