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June 13


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When I first bullied,
I did so with a click of a mouse,
and a press of a key.
Through the computer,
my “harmless” words assaulted your
fragile psyche.

The next time I bullied,
was easier than before.
Like a loaded gun,
I hurled my harsh words at your
soft head.
Like a bullet to a brain,
your emotions exploded,
and flooded onto the ground,
like a gentle rain.

After that, you become stoic and emotionless,
dressed in black,
and scarred your wrist like rugged train tracks.
I thought it was funny, so I decided to cruel,
I punched, and shoved you,
made you out to be the fool.

This time was harder, because you didn't react,
you allowed me to hit you, and you refused to fight back.
So harder I tried, I pulled your hair, I called you gay,
and I treated you unfair.

I kicked you in the ribs, nearly broke your back,
and through all of my assaulting, you refused to fight back.
I guess you couldn't take it, I guess I went to far,
for that following weekend, you stabbed your right arm.

You died in your room, on the floor by your bed,
and it took eight hours for your sister to find you dead.
You left us a note, with a few words that read,

I forgive you for hurting me, but now I can finally
go home, and go to bed.

I went to your funeral, you silly goon.
Your hair was all blond, and that
ugly black make up gone.

You smiled from your coffin, and you looked truly relieved,
you looked like the boy you were, before you met me.

It's easy to bully, but easier to kill,
and though I never got caught,
I’ll forever live with this guilt.
Really, I think it's easier than most of us think. Some of us bully without even realizing it. 
Now me, I sympathize with both the victims, and the bullies, because they're both the victims of something. It's just a terrible chain reaction, anyway, I hope you enjoyed this (no, this isn't about me), but I hoped you enjoy it.  Please comment and tell me what you think. 
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AngeloDiTriste Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
i can relate to the both sides and you put this situation into words beautifully!
lidsworth Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you. I think many of us can relate to both sides.
VampyreShimmer Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014
This poem was very sad, beautiful and thought-provoking. It is quite difficult to tell when simple teasing ventures into the realm of bullying - it's a very fragile line to walk. You put it into words beautifully. :)
lidsworth Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you!
NightmareWolf123 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I can somewhat relate to the victim. I have been a victim for about a year or two, and I am still one, even when I simply drop to the ground with the kicks and punches and say nothing when the words come hurling at me. I haven't gone emo or anything, but I do cut. I cut for the pain, and I cut to control when I feel the pain. I have been probably the easiest person to target in my town, and yet the bullies don't see me cry to their horribleness. They don't know me at all, but I know them. This poetry is wonderful. 
lidsworth Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you for your comment, and I'm sorry that you had to go through all of this. Have things gotten easier. 
NightmareWolf123 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You don't need to be sorry. You have done no harm to me. Some still goes on, but nothing I can't handle.
Dreamworld88 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Student Writer
Words have certainly power. 
I think it's supposed to be  "so I decided to be cruel," not I decided to cruel. :)
Sandpiper28 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Student General Artist
This is so sad and true.  It really has become too easy to bully and hurt people to the brink of suicide today....
thatweirdchick213 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Student Writer
Got that right.
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