Bliss Doney // YOU

To me your voice is a monster

Waiting to come out.

You put me down,

Make me feel hated.

 

I struggle to get you to understand

But you don’t,

You don’t care.

 

You pretend that you aren’t hurting me

 

My feelings are a wall to you

Made of one-way glass,

 

Invisible to your eyes.

 

Everyday I am reminded of what you have put me through.

I try to smile and laugh it off,

But you hurt me,

And there’s no way you can fix it now.

 

Sometimes I don’t want to see you,

From fear you’ll break me.

When I am vulnerable

Thinking of you is a sacrifice to my dignity.

 

You are a weight, dragging me down.

But I can get up and prove my strength.

 

I live my life like everyone should,

Walking away from the bad

Searching for the good.

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