10/09do not talk to me like I was born with these lessons already under my belt.10/09 by ~craneHARDCORE
like I never wished it was a noose instead.
like I didn't crawl through a hurricane to get where I am.
these words didn't sprout from nowhere, and you're as arrogant as I think you are if you believe they did.
if you think I grew this tall without a drop of rain touching my flesh.
I want you to break down and cry every day like I do.
You should have fallen in love with me four years ago.
so your misery could have had mine's company.
so we could show-and-tell our scars and see whose is deeper.
but I forgot.
They don't count if they're invisible.
They're not real if the whole world doesn't know.
I don't want you to hate me.
I do. I hate you. I won't forever, but today I hate you.
Did you want me to apologize? For finding my strength? For grabbing my demons by their throats and biting them back?
I am not my past. I am not my mistakes and my demons and I are not one.
And I fight still, oh god, d