I Am Damaged But Not Broken

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    I am damaged But I am not broken I am

    wounded But I am not bleeding I am in need of help But I am not helpless I'm eighteen. I should be writing about my last break up, or my parent's not letting me go out. I wish that was all it was. I wish I had parents to ground me. I wish I had someone in my life who would...
    SimplySecure SimplySecure
    18-21, F
    Mar 12, 2015

    Poem Dedicated To This Group

    From birth to death we fight with sweat stinging our eyes. Timetables decrease with the sunken ship the air whistles thinly from my cracked lips.   I am damaged, but not broken
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    2 Responses Mar 10, 2011

    How Long To Take The Punches

    How long can someone take punches and keep repairing? Apparently for a lifetime. . . Well for now, I'll keep repairing.  I'm damaged, but not broken.  I'm pretty sure that I cannot relate to someone else who is not damaged, but that goes against my goals.  My goals are to...
    tennisball60 tennisball60
    31-35, M
    Nov 21, 2012

    Hmm Let Me Try This Again

    I regret deleting my last profile. I wrote a story in a group very similar to this. The story said it all. Im not sure i can write it again but, i'll write something: Im damaged and thats easy to see. Whats not so easy to see is the cracks, the fracture. You view me as broken do...
    ViviChelise ViviChelise
    26-30, F
    20 Responses Sep 6, 2010

    The Damage Is Done

    Too often in life, we get hit by an unforeseen trauma, or side-swiped by the unexpected consequence of some action we took and we feel so very defeated. Whether the pain was caused by an outside force, or something we had a hand in, it often seems the damage is not only...
    TigersShadow TigersShadow
    41-45, M
    Aug 4, 2011

    One And Not The Other

    I can say; I am damaged indeed and not broken.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Apr 27, 2011

    Super Glued And Super Careful

    I kid you not..I have been broken many times. Lied to,stolen from, physical, mental, verbal and emotional chaos.I've reinvented my life, job, location and financial situation.  I'm that little China cup on the shelf. The big pieces glued together. Fine cracks and imperfections...
    wiseowl wiseowl
    61-65, F
    6 Responses Apr 17, 2011

    My Unbreakable Wish ..................

    This will not break me....Crack me .. yesBurn me ... most certainlyMake me suffer ... absolutelyBut through the pain I am determined to get up and continueMaybe I wont make it far ... maybe some of the way I have to crawlSo be it .. then I will crawl on my hands and knees until...
    softkitti softkitti
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Apr 19, 2011

    Broken, shattered if you need me I am on silent

    hill, don't expect an answer.
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    Apr 5, 2015

    Do me damage or do me right we could be the

    only loves that's left alive.
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    Apr 1, 2015


    I maybe be a little damaged, I may be a little messed up, and torn apart, and hell, maybe even a little cracked, but I am NOT broken. So don't try and fix me, and Don't tell me, you feel bad because you can't fix me. I am not some motorcycle....I am never going to run right...
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    2 Responses Sep 6, 2010

    Still Hopeful

    I have been through hell. I'm still in hell. I'm not saying my hell is worse than anyone else's, but it is, at times, very painful. I know all the pain I've been through has shaped the way I see the world, and see myself. And yet I am hopeful, hopeful that someday the pain...
    accomplice accomplice
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Oct 27, 2010

    People Say Let It Go!

    Many times people who do not know your pain say "Let It Go" However, they don't give you any no how or instruction on how to achieve it. Which raise the question, How do one over come their pass mistakes, pain of the pass, physical & mentally abused? Many people are damaged, yet...
    theirfeet theirfeet
    46-50, M
    Jan 14, 2013

    I'm Not Broken Daminit!

    I'm not broken. I may be damaged, but that is me! It was years of abuse, of torment, of **** that I went through, but that is me. its who I am. it makes me who I am. I am not in perfect shape, and I am not someone who is happy all the time, but when I am good, I am really good...
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    2 Responses Nov 5, 2010
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