Blood Smeared Pages

by Angel   Apr 23, 2012


Open the book,
And turn the page.
You'll see what I,
Went through at each age.

Years one through ten,
I was perfect as can be.
But after eleven,
Things changed as you will see.

As I grew older,
My pain became clear.
My eyes were always shining,
Because they were holding back the tears.

I started getting into,
Things I know I shouldn't have.
Then I saw,
How it made my friends sad.

A few began,
To see the scars.
Not knowing the pain,
That made me go far.

Hardly any warning,
Would I heed.
Then you turn the page,
And it's hard to read.

The next few pages,
Were smeared with blood.
The words you could read spoke,
Of blood flowing out like a flood.

The words you read,
Are too painful to repeat.
It was so horrifying,
You couldn't stay in your seat.

It was hard for me to write,
When the pages were being stained red.
But I needed to write out my life,
Before I was dead.

I felt that if I didn't,
I would have been of no use.
Like there was no reason for me to be good,
I might as well have let the monster loose.

It's getting harder for me to write,
Because my blood keeps smearing.
I can barely see,
Because my eyes are tearing.

So I'll be quick,
I will be fast.
For the life I have left,
Will no longer last.

I'm sorry for all the pain,
That I have put you through.
Through these blood smeared pages I'm saying to my friends and family,
Good bye, I'm sorry, and I love you.

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  • 4 years ago

    by ZinaZonic

    Really touching, i had to hold back tears, the emotion was incredible.

    • 4 years ago

      by Angel

      Aw thank you :)

  • 4 years ago

    by Burning Angel

    Wow, this poem kept me reading from start to finish, and it takes alot to actually keep my attention like that. You held so much emotion in all of your words and it made it easy to feel every emotion that you were feeling. Your poem really hit hard for me because i seemed to understand exactly what you mean, the only difference is, i never wrote it in a journal or anything. But, this poem really affected me. You done a great job

  • 4 years ago

    by UtterlyAlive

    This poem is amazing, I read yours and then I read mine but they just don't compare, your are simply amazing. I don't see how this can possibly be improved!

  • 4 years ago

    by WintersAngel

    This poem is so beautiful. I love how it feels as though you are telling a story. Great poem.

    • 4 years ago

      by Angel

      To me poems are supposed to tell stories so thats what i try to do in all of mine :) thank you

  • 5 years ago

    by Joseph Boadi

    Diction great,content touchy,rhymes nailed.great piece.i could relate to that