Breaking Point Poem by Ashley Seymour

Breaking Point



Note: I am not the author of this poem and the author is unknown. If you know who wrote this, please let me know so that I can give proper credit.

So you think you're at the edge,
and the only way is down
Back is not an option, you're too proud to turn around
But proud of what? Of your failures? Of your anger? Of your scars?
Forget who you once were, you've forgotten who you are!
Look around,
- there's nothing left. Your so-called pride is dead.
You're Pandora, but you broke the box. Even hope has fled.
Is this the end of everything? If it is then let it come.
Is this the end of everything? Mercy, let this pain be done.

Take another step, now. Bend until you break.
How much farther can you go? How much can you take?

So you think you're at the edge and you're drowning in the rain
Fool. What know you of pride? What know you of pain?
You're a child - just a child - seeking pity, seeking help
Help for superficial wounds you've inflicted on yourself
You know nothing of the torment that the tortured try to hide
You bite your lip and scratch your arms, but are you bleeding on the inside?
Is this the end of everything? If it is, do you still dare?
Is this the end of everything? Child, do you really care?

Take another step, now. Bend until you break.
How much farther can you go? How much can you take?

So you think you're at the edge and you think that you may fall
You say you've lost your love for life, but I can feel you stall
You're not desperate, you're just angry. Raw emotion's not a game.
Go scream until your voice is gone then tell me of your shame
Close your eyes, break the skin, end the voices in your head
Did you ever stop to listen to a single word they said?
Is this the end of everything? If it is, then its too late.
Another self-fulfilling prophecy. Child, go and face your fate.

When you take one step too many, when you're permanently bent,
When you're burned up, scattered ashes, and your innocence is spent...

Then and only then have you truly reached the breaking point.

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