Treasure Island

Rebecca Hall

I remember

I remember when you pulled my hair
I remember when you struck me with the back of your hand
Why did you do it?

I remember when you used to scream in my face
I remember hiding under the table when you were mad
Why did you do it?

I remember when you guys would fight and you threw things at each other
I remember protecting my younger sibling
Why did you do it?

I remember I tried to be perfect
I remember wanting to run away at the age of 5
Why did I do it?

I remember having nightmares and no one was there to comfort me
I remember crying myself to sleep
Why did I do it?

I remember feeling alone
I remember starting my spiral of self destruction
Why did I do it?

I remember the first time I self destructed my skin
I remember the first time I felt unworthy
Why did I do it?

I remember the first time my mom threatened to kick me out of the house....I was 10
I remember everything
What is wrong with me?

I want to forget

Submitted: Thursday, July 17, 2008

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  • Secret Hope (3/25/2010 2:28:00 PM)

    Nothing is wrong with u. i got tear eyed cuz i know exactly how u feel... very good.. keep writing (Report) Reply

  • Serenity Prayer (7/28/2008 8:48:00 PM)

    nothing is wrong with you. youve been through alot, but youre not to blame for anything. im sorry i wasnt there for you, but im here for you now. i care and love you Becca. im here for you and im sorry that that happened to you and that i wasnt there.i lylas. (Report) Reply

  • (: God's Wild Child :) (7/17/2008 9:24:00 PM)

    Nothing is wrong with u. u r not the problem. I know how u feel about the parent thing tho, i went thru something simular. But u rnt the problem, they should repsect u and care how u feel, they need to know. (Report) Reply

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