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How does one manage to cut their skin?
Tear the veins that run within?
How do you carefully steal a knife?
The tool that's used to end your life?
How do you hide from prying eyes?
How do you muffle your painful cries?
Where do you cut so that no one will see?
So no one at school will question me?
How long does it take to disappear?
A day, a month or even a year?

How does one pretend not to care?
Pretend to read but simply stare?

How does one refrain from eating?
But not act like you're competing?
How does one fill the great black hole?
Without the hunger taking its toll?

How do you make yourself violently sick?
How do you get your body to tick?
I've tried before but there's one small snag,
All I can manage is a pitiful gag.

But perhaps the question I should ask,
Rather than how to complete this task,
Maybe I should just sit down and cry,
And ask myself not how but why?
I've decided to start taking requests for the subjects of poems, so if you would you like to me give me something to write about then please do so (:
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darksack100 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014
1. usually cutting of the skin is done with a small razor, although knifes may be just as acceptable depending on preference. Usually it is done due to mental instability and marks are created in hidden areas such as the upper arm. Deep cuts that may arise from such activity may take six weeks to heal provided the injury in question is not reopened.

2. Many people can do this, it is a form of acting.

3. people with anorexia and bulimia usually feel bad knowing they have food in them due to a complex mental disorder. Because of this disorder and their strong feelings against food, hunger pains are usually ignored.

4. people can become sick through a variety of ways, such as infection, malnourishment, and exposure to a harmful substance.

5. I have no idea why.
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PurpleRayRomeo Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Yes, you're right. Thank you <3
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darksack100 Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014
Always happy to help :D
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BardockKun Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
I started cryying when I read it all.................
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rammstein-girl-97 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014
This is a beautiful poem, and reminds me of my past. Thank you for writing it. 
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PurpleRayRomeo Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
No problem at all, thank you for your comment <3
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R41N80W-81TCH Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Could you do one about being sorry? 
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PurpleRayRomeo Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Sure c:
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Phoenix-Empress Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm going to answer the first paragraph... (Your lines are in italic) I hope you don't mind :/

How does one manage to cut their skin?
Perhaps it is the hope this will fix everything,

Tear the veins that run within?
The sight of the blood could cleanse the hurt,

How do you carefully steal a knife?
Break apart a razor, nobody notices that,

The tool that's used to end your life?
The practice of night time excursions, made me silent,
How do you hide from prying eyes?
Eyes do not look my way, eyes do not care anyway, 

How do you muffle your painful cries?
The pain I feel makes me happy, I feel alive,
Where do you cut so that no one will see?
I only wear long sleeves, it won't be a change from the norm,

So no one at school will question me?
I'm ignored as it is, I get no questions,

How long does it take to disappear?
Who cares? I'll be long gone by then,

A day, a month or even a year?
If I live I'll just get a tattoo to hide them...

I hope you don't mind, I got really inspired to write the thoughts of someone who was feeling like doing that in between your own lines, I hope you don't mind.
Basically it's my boyfriends struggle, he's got a tattoo now, hiding the past from our son. I've read a few of your poems now, they're brilliant.

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PurpleRayRomeo Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you, your answers are beautiful <3 I hope your boyfriend may overcome his struggle (:
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Phoenix-Empress Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
He did. The answers are from a couple of years ago when he was having problems at home and with bullying etc.
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PurpleRayRomeo Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Good to hear (:
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Precipitous120 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014
Why do my poems suck? why do people leave no comments... unless I beg... why Don't they read my comments, why don't the comment on what I submit...why does the world visible ignore me... I'm going to kill the next person who pretends I'm not there:minion-master: 

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PurpleRayRomeo Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Your poems don't suck, you're just a new member and you need to give people some time to discover your work. Try joining poetry groups and posting your poetry in the groups, people are bound to start reading your work then.

I hope this helps (:
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Precipitous120 Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014
You know, so many people have suggested that, and I keep telling them, I don't need a crutch to become something Great... but I'm beginning to think I suck like all the rest of you artists... so I might as well go hid in a cave for another 20 years before I talk again
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TRiGGER80 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This resonates with me.
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WriterOfTheSky55 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I always wonder the same thing
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NicholasName Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is really good!
Fantastic structure and very good rhythm. Carried me straight through, like a current. :)
I love it.
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PurpleRayRomeo Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you! (:
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NicholasName Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome. :D
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NotenSMSK Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I do like this. The initial build of the poem was somewhat... what is the word for it - 'forced' perhaps. The idea came through, but some lines felt like you were forcing them to rhyme, or at times expressions were added for the sake of completing it. So while some expressions were very good, some did not flow as naturally.

Ahead however, the ending was executed very well and so the poem did end with not only a positive note but with a reasonable conclusion. Had it ended with just asking questions like the ones in the start, it would have been just questions with a basic theme - nothing more.

So over all a fine work.
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PurpleRayRomeo Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I understand what you mean. Thank you c:
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NotenSMSK Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
You are welcome :)
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ReyRay Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow this can strike a chord perfectly. Well done. :) 
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PurpleRayRomeo Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you! :)
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MinoriDarkness2891 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Can you do one about cheating ???
very well written, but I really ask why instead of how...
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PurpleRayRomeo Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Would you like me to write from the cheater's point of view or the person on the receiving end's point of view? c:
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MinoriDarkness2891 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I actually want it from both sides, but I guess the cheater's side is fine. I'm always seeing the victim's side, it be interesting to see the cheater's P.O.V.
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PurpleRayRomeo Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
It's fine, I could work with both (:
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MinoriDarkness2891 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you :D
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animeloverishere Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I think you presented a very good conceptual idea. Lots of people do this kind of stuff, and we all question how they manage to. But really, we're asking the wrong question. We should really ask why they would do it, why they would ever want to take the life their parents cherish so much. why they were driven to such insanity...
I salute you you! :)
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PurpleRayRomeo Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you! Yes, you're right, completely so. It's easy to feel as if nobody loves you, or nobody cares, but honestly I would care for anyone who was feeling this way, no matter who they were <3 c:
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animeloverishere Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
^^
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237-IndefiniteTruth Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Student General Artist
... Just... Just gonna slow clap this and walk out... Beautiful.
Clap 
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PurpleRayRomeo Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Aww thank you! c:
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237-IndefiniteTruth Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Student General Artist
Haha, no problem Hug 
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LittleFreddie123 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Hobbyist
i'm in tears TT.TT it's so beautiful. and i kind of.... i think what this is about and how and why and it's very beautiful well done
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PurpleRayRomeo Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much! I am shocked that my poetry moved you to tears <3 :')
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mythgirl61 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
This is me and I end up asking myself whats wrong with me all the time. I wonder about the first one all the time, how am I supposed to cut and how do I kill myself? Then I end up asking what have I done wrong to my life that I have to ask myself those. Then I start crying...
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PurpleRayRomeo Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I am so sorry, I'm here if you ever need to talk to me. Stay strong, sweetie <3
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mythgirl61 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Thanks a bunch <3 Your poem is really good btw.
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MakeMeFuckingScream Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014
This is really beautiful and fit perfectly with how I am feeling every day and all you said it's all I had did before and I do now... This is perfect
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PurpleRayRomeo Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much, lovely. I hope you are able to overcome it <3
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BlackLegoonDemon Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
this poem really sums up everything.. especially the first part, thank you for making it ;) love it!
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PurpleRayRomeo Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much! (:
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SakuraSummersofHON Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This poem rlly touched me because I've been in those kinds of places bfore... I used to bulimic.
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PurpleRayRomeo Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I am so sorry that you've been through that, but I am both happy and proud that you were able to overcome it <3
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SakuraSummersofHON Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you. ^^
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natalyad Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
per favore, potresti scrivere una poesia su oscuritÓ nella vita? Io sto attraversando un momento, e sarebbe molto apprezzato.
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PurpleRayRomeo Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Certo! Inizier˛ al pi¨ presto possibile. (Sorry if it doesn't make sense...I used Google Translate because I sadly don't know much Italian)
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