Labels and Words (Poetry Block 8)

Stuck on a name That nowhere nearly defines me Bullied by the audience Words in ways more than one are harming Living on the edge With headphones drowning out the noise Fighting back the tears That a long time ago had once been joy I thought I would come out winning By ignoring the negative But I was labeled as too damn different And it hurt more than I should have let it Weight became the next issue And the taunts came rolling My hate was turning From them to myself real slowly Wanting to stay silent And hold in … Continue reading Labels and Words (Poetry Block 8)