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Your poisoned words are your weapon of choice,
Paralyzing me with just the sound of your voice.
Whispering your lies and getting under my skin,
But I can see right through you 'cause you're so paper thin!

Are you really so heartless?
Behind your lies is there any truth?
Can you tell I don't want this!?
I will never bow down to you!

You say across my skin is where my short comings compile,
And that my scars remind you I'm a failure in denial!
No matter what you've always had the upper hand,
Holding me under for reasons none understand!


Are you really so heartless?
Behind your lies is there any truth?
Can you tell I don't want this!?
And that I'll never
"You're just a failure in denial" - Words directed toward me from a specific member of my family.

That hurt... that hurt me deep...
I -refuse- to believe that. I am not a failure. I- I'm not in denial... I?

*EDIT 12/28/12*
I simply cannot find the words to reply to each of your comments. It really warms my heart, though, to know that the dA community has my back. Thank you all who faved and commented your highly encouraging words <3
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HEROCARYS Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No one can be a failure we simply are when we're not and we're not when we are. How can we tell what is truely right or wrong, we only know what we're told. People may say we're wrong but actually we're not it's just we didn't give the anwser they wanted. To say one is in denial is inaccurate, it's just some of us don't want to see things as they are, some of us don't like reality and reality doesn't like us.
This little piece I did is really random but I think it fits that statement in the description pretty well.

I quite like this piece it really speaks to me. I'm amazed at how you can capture my attention so quickly when I start reading, I litrally can't not read this! :D This is brilliant I really like it.
Invoking Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Wow, that is actually very understandable, what you wrote up there. Our perception of right and wrong is based off of what we are told and what we know. -That- is brilliant.
HEROCARYS Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Why thank you. I was a bit unsure I what I wrote was understandable or not but I'm glad it showed what I beleive :D Sometimes right and wrong seems like a boundary that others have set up and whether we try to climb it or not is up to us.
symphonyoftheheart Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
im sorry i think they are very wrong if that helps and i love the way you speak the truth you are a beautiful writer!
Anahata-Crow Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Success, like beauty, in usually within the eye of the beholder. Many have blinded themselves to the true definition of those words. Honestly, those who would prefer to become blind are the true failures; they would rather take the easy path instead of enduring the struggles. So keep on making these beautiful creations - even if it doesn't seem like much coming from a complete stranger, you're successful to me.
No, You're not.
SewedHeart Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I guess we're in somewhat the same predicament?
I stopped posting art a long time ago, even though now I can say I've improved.

But a family member of mine, one who I hold so very dear to me, has thrown away my scultpures, and "lost" my art, one's I've given to her. She's lied to my face on how "great" it was, only for me to find out she didn't mean it.

But admittedly, I'm not good enough. It really stings to give up something that I really loved but you on the otherhand, have something going for you! This is wonderful, and I'm really a critical person. Don't give up, please!
At least think about this way, even though you don't know me at all, and this is the first time I've ever even seen your work, please continue on your work for me, for someone who's given up their dream.
TheDarknessWithinMe9 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
This is great. A well rounded vocabulary and an anger palpable though your lettering. I love it.
LordofStupidity Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012
:iconsadhugplz: If you're a failure, than so many others are too. Write, and live, on!!:iconherotimeplz:
KuraiTenshiV Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist
Stand tall Stand Proud, because this kicks ass. It is very well written.
lovelyrainbowdrop Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I think anyone knows the feeling and believe when I say I do know. Sometimes it's like you can get the worst from you family and it's really not fair. From personal experience I can say that family is what gets you to your lowest point and to your highest. But whatever happens, don't bow down. Keep strong, you're not a failure and I'm sure you're a wonderful person. <3
NoOneKnowsWhereToGo Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You aren't a failure! Don't listen to your family because I know if I did I would have killed myself around 1,000 times already. >.> Anyway, you are alot stronger than me and I definatly don't think you're a failure in denial. I believe in you. <3 :3
CassandraMoon Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Professional Writer
You are definitely not a failure. You are awesome, as always.
stung1010koth Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Professional Photographer
The fact you can write something as awesome as this shows you're not a failure.
funnygirlygirl99 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow this is really really good! I like it!!!
Don't be so down. Even I get that sometimes.
I'll bet u anything most of the people out there gets that from their family.
Don't worry. The coldest winter always melts back to spring. ;)
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