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i become
very aware
of my chewing
when there
is somebody
**** in the
Aware of that someone is a stray but let me finish my lunch
Her 7d
my friends and i
we go to scary farms
my friends and i
we go to haunted houses
my friends scream in terror
at the ghosts and ghouls

while i stand there
with no expression
they ask me why
i am not scared

how do i tell them
there is nothing scarier in this world

than losing your own m i n d
Kelsey Oct 12
We grew up together
Two peas in pod
You were my sidekick and I was yours
My one true platonic soulmate

So how did I let this happen?
How did I not know what was
Happening behind the four walls of your mind.
Behind the baggy sweaters that
Were suddenly "fashionable" all year round.

But if I think back carefully
Maybe I didn't miss it
Maybe I just ignored it

Ignored how when you got back from your
Summer in France the snug hoodie I gave you
Was no longer very snug
But rather hung like an ornament
On the thin frame of your body

Or how your legs began to resemble sticks
With a thigh gap most girls would die for.
Maybe I should have known the first time
You refused to eat your favourite ice cream
(chocolate mint chip) because calories!

When you told me you were in hospital
You said you were sick
But not in the way I thought you were
Because you didn't have chicken pox
Or pneumonia or bronchitis
You were sick in way that was much more twisted
You had a sickness of the mind
One that toyed with your thoughts
And messed with your sense
Until your body was wasting away.

I must admit at first I was angry
Because how could you keep this from me
I was your best friend and
You never told me your biggest secret
However then I was shocked
I could not understand
how you were in so much pain
And yet I did not know.
How had I cried for months
Proclaiming pain and suffering
That I believed no one could relate too
And yet here you were
Silently proclaiming the exact pain .
RisingUp Oct 11
I'm ashamed to admit
that from time to time
I miss the feeling of my bones.

I miss feeling thin
Feeling empty within
Feeling powerful and in control

Yet this is an illusion.

Depressed and fat, or depressed and thin?
Which mindset will eventually win?

I hope to find a middle ground.
Where self battering isn't a recurring sound.

Can that be found?
Candy is dandy;
   but dandier
is Halloween candy,
   and candier.  

Candy is dandy;
   but dandiest
is Christmas candy,
   and candiest.

you were young once
bright eyed
you put the raspberries on each finger and then ate them off
one by one
then, older
you took a bus home from school
kept to yourself
playing 80’s and 90’s hits you would later work out with
as “Shout” Turned to “Oblivion”
you would fall to the floor
and pant
get up
walk to the kitchen
look for something, anything
julianna Oct 4
And it was
iN that split  
secOnd that i was
Rather weak.
Eating no longer  
seemed an eXit, but instead
as If it was so, so,
Aimless to do.
mars Oct 3
I don't

2. Think I will

3. Ever stop

4. Counting

5. But I can

6. Learn to live

7. Around the numbers
Drowning in every cup of water,
Eaten alive by every human flower,
Beware the carnivourous fruit,
That stems from the devil's root.

"Come on just take a bite,
I promise I do not bite,
You can trust in me,
I am not your enemy,
I am your friend,
I am your friend..."

Don't trust what your eyes can see,
Look beyond the facade to find the enemy.
Your enemy comes across as your friend.
But it slips you poison by the smallest degree.

Taking poison by the degree,
Something is starting to grow within me,
Every bite I take is eating me,
Bit by bit,
Day by day,
I am softly eating myself away.

To escape I must raise to a new height,
Lighter than water,
Lighter than air,
Out of the atmosphere.

Our enemy is in the air,
Our enemy is in the waters ,
Our enemy is in the atmosphere,
Our enemy wants our sons and daughters.
Enjoy ******
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