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Is Your Answer No?
Author: The Lost Girl

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Do you notice your best friends arm?
Wouldn't you notice the constant scars?
They're screaming red and crying out,
You would notice them, right, without a doubt?
If you noticed the hurting lines,
wouldn't you stop and ask them why?
If right now, your answer is no,
think again, or your letting go.
Letting go of care for your friend,
because the next day their life might end.
If you didn't help their sorrow,
that friend of yours may not see tomorrow.
I beg of you to be a better friend than mine,
and don't just ignore their signs.
You were assigned by God to that friend,
To help them heal, and help them mend.
Please tell that you care,
and let them know your always there.

------- Author's Notes -------

Another poem asking people to help their friends when they see they have a problem. I know firsthand what it's like for your friends to pretend everything is okay. God Bless.

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Comments on this poem/writing:

Britney (67.136.121.12) -- Friday, February 4 2005, 03:22 am

Good

I have a friend like this but I pay attention to her. Well written I enjoyed reading this Britney.
shaz (155.239.92.105) -- Friday, February 4 2005, 05:14 pm

hey lost girl

hello lost girl......are you hurting still?
Do you see hope within your suffering?
Does it help to write because I am listening Ive been in exile but I am hearing you.
Amber (209.215.59.72) -- Saturday, February 5 2005, 03:01 am

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there is always hope within suffering. great poem
KitKatrina (68.189.39.167) -- Saturday, March 19 2005, 12:41 am

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I have a younger friend who is 14, 2 1/2 years younger than me. In ways she looks up to me, and I love that. Then one day I saw her arms, she had at least 100 scars on each arm going up to her elbow. I tried talking to her, but she won't listen, and I was worried. This encourages me to talk to her, because I love her to death. So thanks, even though this was written for me. Great poems
Secrets (64.12.116.197) -- Tuesday, May 10 2005, 09:30 pm

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i really enjoyed this poem i can relate to it...keep writing and i hope you find that friend that helps you and truelly cares....i have been cutting for almost 4 years and nobody started to notice till about 2 months ago...i know people have seen the scars but they never asked about them
morbid twilight (206.169.46.111) -- Tuesday, May 31 2005, 05:01 am

Awesome poem

I love this poem, I am a cutter and none of my friends ever ask about it and the one that did one time I lied to because there lots of people around but i think he knows whats up.
 
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