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Suicide Note - A Prose -

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(I have never actually cut myself. I have thought about doing it a few times before though. This poem/prose is written for anyone out there looking for a way to express themselves. If you need help I'm here for you. if not, here is a list of numbers for you to contact:

Depression Hotline: 1-630-482-9696
Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-8433
LifeLine: 1-800-273-8255
Trevor Project: 1-866-488-7386
Sexuality Support: 1-800-246-7743
Eating Disorders Hotline: 1-847-831-3438
Rape and Sexual Assault: 1-800-656-4673
Grief Support: 1-650-321-5272
Runaway: 1-800-843-5200, 1-800-843-5678, 1-800-621-4000
Exhale: After Abortion Hotline/Pro-Voice: 1-866-4394253
Child Abuse: 1-800-422-4453

** UK Helplines:

Samaritans (for any problem): 08457909090 e-mail
Childline (for anyone under 18 with any problem): 08001111
Mind infoline (mental health information): 0300 123 3393 e-mail:
Mind legal advice (for people who need mental-health related legal advice): 0300 466 6463
b-eat eating disorder support: 0845 634 14 14 (only open Mon-Fri 10.30am-8.30pm and Saturday 1pm-4.30pm) e-mail:
b-eat youthline (for under 25's with eating disorders): 08456347650 (open Mon-Fri 4.30pm - 8.30pm, Saturday 1pm-4.30pm)
Cruse Bereavement Care: 08444779400 e-mail:
Frank (information and advice on drugs): 0800776600
Drinkline: 0800 9178282
Rape Crisis England & Wales: 0808 802 9999 1(open 2 - 2.30pm 7 - 9.30pm) e-mail
Rape Crisis Scotland: 08088 01 03 02 every day, 6pm to midnight

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Suicide Note - A Prose -

The razor blade held to his wrist shows pain, 
mourning, and anything else. 
You see, he just wants someone to understand him,
care for him, and love him as their own.
His mother and father argue over the tiniest things.
Cut one starts, he doesn't feel the relief yet.
Peers and students tease him for being bubbly and happy. 
But no one has seen this dark and twisted part of his mind.
Cut two stings just a bit, a sting from a wasp. 
His friends don’t care, they have their own mediocre lives to deal with.
Cut number three murders the emotional pain.
No one cares that he does this.
Everyone presses on in their own lives,
paying taxes and making love.

He grabs his father’s pistol from under his parents’ bed.
He writes this letter, and then pulls the trigger.

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  1. Date: 11/6/2013 8:19:00 PM
    Nice win.... Love SKAT

  1. Date: 11/2/2013 6:38:00 AM
    I super like this one

  1. Date: 11/1/2013 8:00:00 AM
    Congratulations! This poem gave me a heavy feeling in my chest, it really brough out emotion. Great work xx

  1. Date: 11/1/2013 7:34:00 AM
    powerful but sad cuts deep into memories . congratulations on your win Christian xx

  1. Date: 10/31/2013 12:20:00 PM
    Congrats on your winning work ...Sara

  1. Date: 10/31/2013 6:30:00 AM
    The message of the poem is that your hero needs to find a manual job. The harder the job is, the better. Congrats on your win. G.

  1. Date: 10/30/2013 8:09:00 PM
    wow....very powerful write...i have know a few such as this...sad when it come to this point....congrats on your win :)

  1. Date: 10/30/2013 1:18:00 PM
    This is very well done , and I hope it is fictional , the truth is ..we all know someone whom has done this, I think you have deserved this win !

  1. Date: 10/30/2013 9:54:00 AM
    Yes, you deserved that win in my contest; congratulations Christian! And I appreciate the help you are extending to those in need on the "About" link. Very nice :)

  1. Date: 10/30/2013 4:42:00 AM
    - Congratulations on your winning poem, Christian! - Pleased to read good poetry .... Really well written! - Thank you. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/30/2013 2:59:00 AM
    Wow! I remembered someone special. Someone who did the same thing. Who felt unloved and unworthy. If we still have all the time in the world to share the joy, love and care to others, just do it! Sometimes, people tend to end their lives if they feel worthless and that's a crucial part of human nature. I so love this! Congrats, Christian! More power! Love,love,love! :-) - Den

  1. Date: 10/29/2013 9:11:00 PM
    wow Christian, I am so happy to see you on the number one spot.... congratulations.... LINDA

  1. Date: 10/29/2013 8:29:00 PM
    So sad. Never a good reason for someone to end their life. Things can always change and God always cares, even when circumstances are continually rough and a person doesn't feel his presence. Very emotional read. Congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 10/29/2013 8:19:00 PM
    A very sad look at this kind of emotional pain. Very fitting subject for the contest. Congrats on the win :)

  1. Date: 10/29/2013 7:20:00 PM
    Christian---Impressive, yet heart-felt write; I am sure many people can relate to these feelings. Teenagers searching for acceptance or people with mental health issues should read this. I think it would help them. Thanks for sharing the hotline numbers in the event that someone has these feelings! Julie :-)

  1. Date: 8/17/2013 2:41:00 PM
    Nice work...brave because it's relatable.

  1. Date: 8/7/2013 11:15:00 PM
    please read the "About Poem"!