When your veins are filled
Running rampant through your body,
Eating through your flesh
And making you cry out in pain.
When you are rendered unable to
Do anything but sit and stare
Blankly at the wall
Clutching a stuffed animal
And a security blanket,
And all you do is sigh
"What did I do wrong this time?"
When everything seems inadequate,
Especially within yourself.
Your eyebrows are too close together,
Your fingers are too short,
You have ugly ears,
And that zit on your chin just won't disappear.
At least you can blame that zit
On the acid inside you
Which is slowly seeping through your pores.
When the things that you used to love
Have become stupid and
Nothing matters anymore.
When all you want to do is cry,
But your pride is too big
To let you.
When you cry anyway,
On your knees on the floor of the living room,
With your hands clasped together,
For somebody to lift the weight off your
Thisis what guilt
An acidic substance that
Makes you want to
Fall over and