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I Need Time to Heal

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I Need Time to Heal

Tell me why, but tell me True-
Spare me the heartbreak of a Lie
I would lay forever in these meadows...
Forever, until I die!
To rid myself of all the Pain,
And the Sorrows of what I feel
To ease my Mind, my worried Brain
(Lord! The Cuts! I need to heal)

*Referring to my problems with "Borderline Personality Disorder"; many of us are "cutters"

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  1. Date: 9/11/2013 6:49:00 AM

    Your outstanding poem is on the 'Top 100 Recent' list...congrats. I chorus the comments of Catie Lindsey below. Best seller stuff :)

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet Date: 9/11/2013 9:28:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Just totally stoked right now <3 <3 <3 :D
  1. Date: 9/2/2013 11:03:00 PM

    Im feelin it. Yeah I feel your poem,

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet Date: 9/5/2013 9:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    It makes me happy to hear that, Christy; thank you for popping in and leaving encouraging feedback :)
  1. Date: 8/24/2013 9:16:00 PM

    sincere desolation beautiful in its write ~lori

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet Date: 8/25/2013 9:23:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you for the kind words, Lori :)
  1. Date: 8/24/2013 4:52:00 AM

    Absolutely nice.... :) A~D

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet Date: 8/24/2013 10:16:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Your compliment is very much appreciated, Allen :)
  1. Date: 8/24/2013 2:37:00 AM

    Absolutely lovely poem. It really captures the hopeless feeling many of us feel, and the longing to just feel alright again. Definitely faved :)

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet Date: 8/24/2013 10:18:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I don't know why, but when someone says they have made me or one of my pieces a "favorite", I feel sheepish and...unworthy, I guess. It humbles me to my core and touches me deeply. Thank you, Grace; you've made my morning wonderful :)
  1. Date: 8/23/2013 3:57:00 PM

    Oh my..such eloquent words to describe a very upsetting challenge in life. I have a family member who I recently found out does this. My heart sinks. You are an absolutely brilliant writer :)

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet Date: 8/23/2013 5:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I am much too humble to accept such an accolade, but it touches my heart to hear someone say that, and I cannot thank you enough. It's still something with which I still struggle, and probably always will. Thank you again for stopping by and leaving such thoughtful comments <3
  1. Date: 8/23/2013 9:51:00 AM

    oh, sweetie, it breaks my heart to hear this.... but even cutters have friends...right? I have my own disorder....it becomes apparent every now and then... though I do try to hide it away LOL :) love and hugs, Catie :)

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet Date: 8/23/2013 10:26:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I am awestruck. That's probably the nicest thing anyone has ever said to me. It warms my heart; I am well beyond flattered. "Thank you" is inadequate. You are a very special and endearing person, Catie <3
    Lindsey Avatar Catie Lindsey Date: 8/23/2013 9:54:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I have put you and this poem safely into my favs.... you are really and awesome poet, with loads and loads of talent, enough to become famous one day perhaps.... hugs, catie :)