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Bliss

I always spent my days dreaming
Locked away in my own small world
rejected by the ones I love
Shunned by everyone
I learnt quickly to shield myself
Locking myself away inside
Protecting my mind from others
Just to allow myself some peace

I have never been charming
I have never been social
Alone with my thoughts forever
The only kindness around
Happiness did not exist 
In school I was the "loner" 
Different to the others

In time I grew angry
at how I was treated
abused, abandoned
My body just a shell
Shut off from my mind
I felt empty inside

I had no saviour
I saved myself
Leaving everything
To find my own place
No one could judge me

People moved on
I grew bitter
But I was free
to be myself

I'm alone
My heart
My mind

Just me,
myself

bliss

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  1. Date: 1/24/2011 4:16:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Crystal in the contest "My Darkest Childhood Memory"sponsored by Walayee (Lay). Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/23/2011 4:27:00 PM
    Crystal~A late Congratulation~ on your win p.d.

  1. Date: 1/23/2011 6:57:00 AM
    most beautifully scribed, crystal... one big THUMBS to you! :) hugggs, nette

  1. Date: 1/23/2011 5:23:00 AM
    Hi Crystal - Congratulations on your BIG WIN in Walayee's contest. Best wishes, KC

  1. Date: 1/22/2011 3:17:00 PM
    Congratulations on the third place win in the contest, Crystal

  1. Date: 1/22/2011 1:33:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 1/22/2011 1:25:00 PM
    Congrats Crystal on your wonderful win in Lay's contest with this extraordinary entry and excellent write .. enjoy your chart topping success with luv and happy weekend ..

  1. Date: 1/22/2011 12:26:00 PM
    It seems you grew up isolated in your own small world, Crystal. How heartbreaking. Congratulations on your win. Best wishes, Carolyn

  1. Date: 1/22/2011 11:53:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win, Crystal! God always provide our needs! Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 1/22/2011 11:46:00 AM
    Congrats on this win Crystal... You are no longer alone! Lay

  1. Date: 1/22/2011 11:33:00 AM
    A beautiful and insightful write Crystal, congratulations on your win in Lay's contest ;)

  1. Date: 1/9/2011 10:38:00 AM
    Wish you a happy New Year, Crystal! Yes and I must agree with Constance: We all have experienced similar situations once in a time! Great write! And thank yo for your kind comment on "Evening Wind". Have a great week ahead!...Gert

  1. Date: 1/5/2011 12:39:00 PM
    Happy New Year Crystal...hoping 2011 finds u well and happy and enjoying the Soup as much as we enjoy having u here luv... good luck with your great contest too...

  1. Date: 1/5/2011 8:01:00 AM
    Wow, this poem is amazing in its "raw honesty" you are not alone, Crystal many of us have travelled this same journey~~

  1. Date: 1/3/2011 6:49:00 PM
    Being yourself is so much more fun than being bitter. Your poem was very moving. julie heckman

  1. Date: 1/1/2011 3:13:00 PM
    Some powerful lines with this one Crystal and a great insight into the interior of the poet luv.. specific details make this one charming too.. enjoyed with luv..

  1. Date: 1/1/2011 12:05:00 PM
    I hear you and I'm here for you Crystal. Poetic pain, write and release this nightmare... Thank you for your entry. Lay

  1. Date: 1/1/2011 10:59:00 AM
    Amen, its so healthy to get rid of anyone who is toxic in your life. Enjoyed your work