what did you see?

when you looked in the mirror that last day,
what did you see?
did you see only the little broken girl
that you used to be?
did you think she’d remain wounded forever
unable to get out of her head?
did you ever hope that one day she’d live the rest of her life
instead of ending up dead?

did you ever consider, just once, that things
could have turned out alright,
maybe you’d had found someone to love like you once did
or maybe it was yourself all this time?
i wish you’d have waited to find out all the answers
instead of me asking them tonight
i wish you’d have given this life one more chance…
i wish you’d have put up a fight.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Call 1-800-273-8255
Available 24 hours everyday

One thought on “what did you see?

  1. Sometimes we do not know
    and we do not understand
    what others are going through
    if we don’t look & get closer
    maybe won’t ever start to can
    It is very painful and a shame
    to lose someone by suicide
    a big reason to let them know
    in life, to them, we are allied.

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