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Read Poems by Hannah Whitehead

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Broken girl

Anger in the air, no other breath I can take.
Masks of people we want to be, we are all fake,
But nobody hears me when I fall and shout,
They don't hear the words tearing me out.

Broken is my heart, it's full of all this pain,
Still I keep it open to be stabbed once again.
Why do I put myself through this torture called life?
Sometimes I just wish I could end my strife.

Just take a deep breath, relax let it all go,
Before I fall even deeper into the darkness to wallow.
The problems run to deep, I don't want to lie,
I don't want to give them one more reason to cry.

I close my eyes as I fall to the ground,
Tears staining my face I make no sound.
I curl up in a ball and tell myself I'm okay.
Clinging to my body, as I try to wish it all away.

I wipe the tears from my eyes; I want to be strong,
Because they are just memories, nothing's really wrong.
Mentally I prepare myself for the day,
Knowing that this is the only way.

Copyright © Hannah Whitehead | Year Posted 2012


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  1. Date: 1/31/2016 8:40:00 PM

    HANNAH, A great pleasure to find and read your poem today. Love -- SKAT --
  1. Date: 2/24/2012 4:47:00 PM

    Welcome into PSoup Hannah and welcome to reading some of mine poem.Have a lovely weekend!Wery good poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise
  1. Date: 2/24/2012 5:24:00 AM

    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you Hannah. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Love, Carol
  1. Date: 2/23/2012 7:05:00 PM

    This was a very deep poem. I enjoyed reading it:)

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