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self harm by Brunni87 self harm :iconbrunni87:Brunni87 559 119
Lay down your right to be human.
Put on a dazzling smile so that no one can see your pain.
You hide it all so well, but underneath your shirt you can still feel the scars.
No one knows what it is like to be you.
Your smile is but one in a billion,
A mask that you wear to ward off the questions.
Your scars are your war paint,
But this is a losing battle.
You are sent to face the demons all alone, though they will never leave your side.
So keep that pretty smile steady,
And don't let one tear drop from those stormy eyes.
Put on your war paint and go out into the world, where your smile makes you just like them.
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She paints the roses red by Econita She paints the roses red :iconeconita:Econita 247 14 Masochistic Vampire by readyornothereicome Masochistic Vampire :iconreadyornothereicome:readyornothereicome 203 21 smile by Murata smile :iconmurata:Murata 236 45 Gloria by xiaomeimei Gloria :iconxiaomeimei:xiaomeimei 232 163 take care of yourself by Murata take care of yourself :iconmurata:Murata 134 57 tommorrow left me by Murata tommorrow left me :iconmurata:Murata 216 77 3D Strawberry Gashes by monsterkookies 3D Strawberry Gashes :iconmonsterkookies:monsterkookies 140 66 Self-Mutilation by FRAN-TiC Self-Mutilation :iconfran-tic:FRAN-TiC 156 21 Is suicide a solution by arcane-angelicum Is suicide a solution :iconarcane-angelicum:arcane-angelicum 352 106 Self Mutilation by Granas85 Self Mutilation :icongranas85:Granas85 128 17 Mutilation by Seadraz Mutilation :iconseadraz:Seadraz 194 20 Sacrifice by melanneart Sacrifice :iconmelanneart:melanneart 134 75 Injury by ArcticPheonix Injury :iconarcticpheonix:ArcticPheonix 254 97 Cutting Stamp by Chocolate-Shinigami Cutting Stamp :iconchocolate-shinigami:Chocolate-Shinigami 255 57 Self Mutilation Through Words by coukiedoe Self Mutilation Through Words :iconcoukiedoe:coukiedoe 146 101
The Truth About Self-Injury
Table of Contents
How Many People Self-Injure?
What are the Problems a Self-Injurer faces?
Why Would Someone Self-Injure?
If Someone Tells You They Self-Injure
If the Self-Injurer Wants Treatment
What Not To Do
Self-Injury Awareness
Other Resources
This report will discuss three main questions: How many people self-injure, what are the problems a self-injurer faces, and why would someone self-injure. It will focus on self-injury in North America, as most of the statistics are American or Canadian. Self-injury is commonly split into three categories: psychotic, organic, and typical. The majority of self-injurers are in the typical category, so the report will focus on it. The following list gives a brief description for each category.
Psychotic: Self-injury that usually occurs during an extreme psychosis caused
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Whiskey boy, ruby boy.
1. It has been twenty seven days since I last let the
    hawk-eyed man into my head, ninety four hours
    since I last drank myself to sleep, and thirty two
    minutes since I last kept my mother from the truth.
    Tonight, she still thinks I have hope, but it may be
    the last time she believes I'm still whole.
i. Last night, I dreamt of the boy next door, the gun
    in his drawer, the whiskey under his bed, the hate
    in his eyes when he drags me out of bed to tell me
    I've ruined another story, I've fanned another flame.
    This boy does not know my mother, but I suspect
    they would get along quite well.
2. The last time my father crossed the ocean, I explained
    to my mother that the cogs ground too hard, that the
    words cut
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Black Mud by QuimmLick Black Mud :iconquimmlick:QuimmLick 99 18 To let go by machihuahua To let go :iconmachihuahua:machihuahua 110 6
Save Your Skin (Poem)

The depression is great
And the pains lasts so long
And it never seems to cease
As if all has gone wrong
And in the throes of your anguish
You take a silver blade
And use your body as canvas
With blood figures now made
The knife cuts so true
And the sorrow seems to cease
And the euphoria of bloodlust
Shall give your soul some lease
Yet do not fall victim
For to cut is a lie
That it is a vent for your sorrow
And will give you peace of mind
Because depression never leaves you
And clings to you and holds
Because the heart has not been healed
Only anesthesia to be cold
Because the scars will always tell you
About the misery you thought left
And will never cease remind you
Of how weak you are in depth
Save your own skin
For it is precious and your own
Through courage and strength
That you have already shown
For hope is still alive
And your heart will always heal
Away from the bloodied blade
Away from pain that makes you reel
Have hope that things get better
For surely you are strong
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Her wounds by NataliaDrepina Her wounds :iconnataliadrepina:NataliaDrepina 116 2