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Life is Worth It
You could be called crazy once in your life and still be filed in with every other teenage drama lunatic that can fit in a hospital wing.
But I wasn't crazy, not at all, just like other teenagers I was unstable. At fifteen, I was filed into a mental institution made just for kids like me, kids who thought life wasn't worth it. You learn quickly enough, though, that life is worth it; worth a lot more than a thousand scars, screams and tears. I sat among people my own age everyday and heard them say why they were where they were with poker faces, like it was the most natural element of their personas. Looking at teenagers just like me, looking into their eyes as they talked about death and not even realizing what it was made me reconsider my thoughts and takes on my life and the life around me. I sat cross legged on the jaded couches, telling my own problems and having people who became my own friends look at me with symp
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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