Hell on Earth

My skin was a prison;
I was bound to succumb
to my own destruction.


My soul became hell,
a dark abyss where
hope went to die.


when hating yourself
is your default,
it is unbearable to even exist.


was as involuntary
as breathing.


I inhale and exhale
every hateful word
that enters my mind.


They are now
a part of me,
attached to my bones.


My body fights to survive,
while my heart
has all about given up.

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Inspired by: "Hell is nothing but yourself for eternity." C.S. Lewis

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BloodShotLies's picture

so perfectly worded

so perfectly worded