Thoko Mangena


The Dark - Poem by Thoko Mangena

Mid night, the dark awakens
Its starving for my blood
my pain, my anger
I cant breath, I need the blade
I need the pain
Something is missing
Why aren't my wrist bleeding?
The voices are too loud
They are hunting me,
Breaking me
I need my knives
Screw promises
I need the pain
My bittersweet addiction


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dedicated to those who understand how hard it is to handle depression.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014



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