Elizabeth Adams

Rookie (12/87 / Colorado)

Hopeless Life - Poem by Elizabeth Adams

Staring at my reflection in the mirror,
Hating everything I see,
Wishing I was someone else,
Wishing someone was there for me.
The feeling of lonliness, neglect, and rejection,
Has finally reached my full attention.

I'm living a life with no purpose or appeal,
This nightmare that I'm having is actually real.
Walking into my room, I see sharp objects not being used,
I pick one of them up & start to abuse.

I'm slashing my veins with a razorblade,
Watching the blood fall to the floor,
The pain is unbearable and my breathing has stopped,
As I crash into the door.

I collapse in the cold blood that once filled my wrisits,
Lying there dead with a limp body,
Giving death a kiss.

Suicide gave me everything I wanted,
It gave me recognition from the people who neglected.


Comments about Hopeless Life by Elizabeth Adams

  • Chinedu Dike (6/25/2017 6:36:00 PM)

    An insightful depiction of hopelessness and live at its lowest ebb nicely brought forth with conviction. Thanks for sharing Elizabeth. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/28/2014 8:56:00 PM)

    It is a powerful poem, although strange and maybe dark somehow... but I really do love the emotional words you put inside it :) You are welcome to read and comment on my poems all the time and tell me everything you want about them :) (Report)Reply

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  • (7/28/2005 3:46:00 AM)

    Hey Liz, Sup?

    Uhm, i think it's just a phase, hating everything u see, feeling neglected & abandoned. Try not to torture urself, find someone to talk to. There'll be better days, trust me. Do bounce back okay? U take care =)
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  • (7/28/2005 2:34:00 AM)

    Hi Liz...I'm with Tommy! Great poem. Yes it is rather dark! LSP (Report)Reply

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  • (7/28/2005 1:08:00 AM)

    Good poem. My poems are dark but not that dark. If you cut yourself. Go get help. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 28, 2005



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