“If you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself,
Get a better mirror.
Look a little closer.
Stare a little longer.
Because there’s something inside you
that made you keep trying
despite everyone who told you to quit.
You built a cast around your broken heart and signed it yourself,
you signed it,
they were wrong.”
"I sit before the flowers hoping they'll teach me in the art of opening up."
I was told that I was glass,
For the many things that I thought,
It hit me like a brick wall,
Flying towards me at a lightning speed
Shattering me, from the inside out
Scraping me, causing damage
That was irreversible to the point
That all i saw of myself
Was a bunch of scattered,
Colourful, lego on the ground
So, with courage and strength
I rebuilt myself, piece by piece
I was to recreate everything about myself
Grades are getting low, the teens are getting high. That 12 year old is pregnant and her parents wonder why. A 1st grader is swearing, a 3rd grader has been raped. Just take a look around you, isn't the system great? Who isn't faded these days, teens are sending nudes, kids are getting beaten, the teachers see the bruises. No calls for help are spoken, teens are smoking weed, young girls are cutting, this isn't what we need. The marks of taunt and yelling, parents are divorced. That 14 year old