You say I can’t understand what it’s like, that demon gnawing away inside.
That I can’t feel the pain or the storm that resides
Inside you, battering your will to
You say to embrace it is to be caught in a web, inescapable and alone.
Yet hear I sit writing this poem
Telling you to
I’ve been where you’ve been, felt what you’ve felt, cut what you’ve cut
I thought after my 3rd episode that my time was up
but now I
You don’t need to feel alone, surrounded by demons and shadow.
I’m by your side, I’m never going to let you go
because now it’s time for us to
Take my hand, let me help, you can stop looking for a way out.
When your demons try to take you away you need to shout
NO. I WILL
You have so much to offer, a life yet to live, so much you can give
to this world. If you ever feel sad, if happiness is being elusive
remember that life is beautiful
life is precious
pick yourself up
take my hand and