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1 Don't Bother Trying When you've been treated like you're stupid for long enough, sometimes you start to believe it.
Poetry: Life, K+, English, Poetry & Drama, words: 46, follows: 1, 1/5
Odd One Out A poem on how it feels to be different from everyone else.
Poetry: Life, K, English, Poetry & Angst, words: 51, 8/30/2021
Rotting Away When everything has passed you by, it feels too late to even try.
Poetry: Life, K+, English, Poetry & Drama, words: 134, 8/2/2021
1 Only Solution A poem on feeling worthless.
Poetry: Life, T, English, Poetry & Angst, words: 94, 6/28/2021
Repeated Waste Isolation and failure create self-feeding cycles.
Poetry: Life, K+, English, Poetry & Drama, words: 115, 6/19/2021
Wasted Effort When everything goes poorly, trying to change feels like a waste of time.
Poetry: Life, K+, English, Poetry & Drama, words: 80, 5/29/2021
Unpleasable A poem on how some people will just think you're wrong no matter what you say, even if they're the ones who did the things they accuse you of doing first.
Poetry: Life, K+, English, Poetry & Drama, words: 233, 5/21/2021
Alone Sometimes, wanting company makes you feel selfish.
Poetry: Life, K+, English, Poetry & Angst, words: 73, 5/16/2021
Critical Thinking Skills Sometimes false dichotomies are used as a smoke screen to justify gross behavior, and logical fallacies are used to make people who criticize genuinely problematic behavior look problematic. Or: a critique of the usual short-sighted "woke" troll arguments.
Fiction: General, K+, English, Parody, words: 234, 5/5/2021
Frayed It gets harder to hold on, and sometimes all you can do is watch things fall apart.
Poetry: Life, K+, English, Poetry & Drama, words: 112, 4/11/2021
1 Outside Stress It's unfair to blame people for circumstances they have no control over while letting whoever caused the situation to go free.
Poetry: Life, K+, English, Poetry & Drama, words: 277, 3/30/2021
1 Retreat Sometimes it's better to just hide and bottle things up instead of bothering to explain things.
Poetry: Life, K+, English, Poetry & Angst, words: 126, 3/17/2021
Not For Lack of Effort An unemployed woman looks for a job and gets blamed for being lazy for things beyond her control. Partly mocking people who act like all unemployed people aren't trying, and partly meant to be sympathetic towards ones who are trying.
Fiction: General, K, English, words: 326, 3/10/2021
1 Contradictions It's exhausting to deal with someone who can never be pleased.
Poetry: Life, K+, English, Poetry & Angst, words: 60, 3/3/2021
1 Cynical Sometimes bitterness is a defense mechanism.
Poetry: Life, K+, English, Poetry & Drama, words: 48, 2/24/2021
3 Uncertain Faith A poem on being unsure of your religion.
Poetry: Religion, K+, English, Poetry & Drama, words: 56, 2/18/2021
1 Among the Couples When you've been alone long enough, it's easy to give up hope.
Poetry: Love, K+, English, Poetry & Angst, words: 73, 2/15/2021
Self Defense When you criticize yourself on a daily basis, you become immune to others' insults.
Poetry: Life, K+, English, Poetry & Angst, words: 23, 2/15/2021
Out Of Place Gender policing often leaves those deemed "bad" at their gender with no place to go.
Poetry: Politics, K+, English, Poetry & Drama, words: 62, favs: 1, 2/8/2021
Competition Being born a woman shouldn't put you in line to spend your whole life running a race you're doomed to fail.
Poetry: Life, K+, English, Poetry & Drama, words: 46, 2/8/2021
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