Cutters Lullaby Poem by Neyri Castaneda

Cutters Lullaby

Rating: 4.6


Go to sleep and close your eyes,
And dream of broken butterflies
That tore their wings against a thorn.
You know the pain that they have endured
Silver metal shine so bright
Scarlet blood that feels so right.
Dream of that blood trickling down,
And wake up just before you drown.
The moonlight shining off your tears
As you bleed out your worst fears.
So tonight when you start to cry
Whisper the cutters lullaby:

Hushabye baby, you’re almost dead
You don’t have a pulse and your pillow is red.
Your family hates you
Your friends let you bleed
Sleep tight with a knife,
Cause its all that you need.
Rockabye baby, Broken and scarred,
You didn’t know life would be this hard.
Time to end the pain you hid so well
And down you’ll come baby,
Straight back to hell! !

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Serenity Prayer 03 August 2008

wow.....thats all i can say...and thats a good thing. lol. excellent. this is my favorite so far.

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Kasi Smith 21 May 2017

i completely relate, i thought it was beautiful especialy with it addressing all the emotions accompaning cutting

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Kiana Bessette 29 January 2014

this poem is not by neyri Castaneda this poem is by Jaime Moskowitz she wrote it a few years back and it became a big hit it is very disappointing that someone would try to take their work and say it was theirs.

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Kate Ecker 21 November 2012

Wow! ! Hey, may I please use this poem in the novel I'm writing, citing you of course? :)

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Jennifer Johnson 14 November 2011

i really really love this poem with all my heart. it trully is amazing, i dont think you should or anyone else should put such wonderfull work on the web, for someone will claim their work. this poem for instance my friend dakota said he wrote. i hate his for lying, , , i will correct him, no one should take other peoples work!

11 7 Reply
Kelly Aragon 10 March 2010

Simply and definitely great. I love how this flowed and it had a really cool theme. Loved it!

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