It’s hard to stay up when they keep knocking you down, It’s difficult to stay positive in a negative world, Your voice can’t be heard when you don’t make a sound, Want to be a grown woman but you’re just a little girl. Things could be better, but you don’t want to try, What doesn’t matter now were things you adored, Tears soak your pillow but you don’t know why, You had love and hope but you don’t anymore. “There is light at the end,” you have heard it said, The dawn follows darkness and so you wait, You convince yourself you’re not better off dead, Get up and get moving before it’s too late. Copyright © 2022 Brandon Ellrich
*Originally published on Medium
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