By HeadpatSlut


At last, the Light has been put out-
Alas we are alone-
Of this my friend I have no doubt-
Thy darkness I enthrone.

Within this Nightly Ritual-
Do we take up the vow?
You razor's edge habitual-
I bleed my sorrow now.

Sweet Silence drops Her Curtain down,
And over me it falls
The Overlord may claim His Crown-
For Death, my spirit calls.

I drive this knife into my vein-
Cowering in Hell-
The cries and screams inside my brain-
I promise not to tell.

I take this blade and run it through-
Destroy my veins and wonder-
I've nothing left, if not with you-
I tear myself asunder.

I take this razor every night-
These horrid scars, they show-
For me, I know this pain is right-
That's all I claim to know.

Everybody looks at me-
I know they wonder why-
I look at them, and all I see-
Are reasons I should die.

This thing called "Life" is filled with lies-
And sorrow every day-
I know they don't care for my cries-
So I wil fade away.

Alas the Night is at an end-
May Twilight’s Interlude-
Set the scene up for my end-
Eternal Solitude.

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Copyright 2010 DK6_Marius
Published on Wednesday, April 28, 2010.     Filed under: "Depressed" and "Poetry"

Author's Note:

I've never been a true cutter, now do I ever hope to be, but I'm not stranger to self-harm, and many is the time I've come close to it.
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  • soloiq On Friday, September 23, 2011, soloiq (24)By person wrote:

    scary good

  • A former member wrote: Wow.....nice write.

  • Riven Waker On Wednesday, April 28, 2010, Riven Waker (323)By person wrote:

    this is so tragically brilliant - another great work from you...

  • A former member wrote: Now that's a side ever-so familiar. Incredible write.

  • A former member wrote: Wow DK...Coming from someone who has never been a true cutter you hit the reasons and the thoughts of what goes through a cutters mind very well in this poem...Let's just say cutting is an old aspect of my life,something I hope will never return but quite possibly might..."This thing "Life" is filled with lies-And sorrow every day-I know they don't care for my cries-So I will fade away." that is my fav stanza from this poem. Great piece.

  • lupus tenebrae On Wednesday, April 28, 2010, lupus tenebrae (895)By person wrote:

    For not being a cutter yourself, it's one of the best suicidal poems I've read. I used to cut when I was younger, but a friend of mine literally smacked some sense into me. Well done, thanks for sharing. Scholar

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