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These days are getting longer and harder to handle. The piercing screams in my mind get louder and scarier by the day. My bones more brittle, my smile more faded. I try not to eat, I get so hungry. I try to stay away, I get so lonely. I try not to lie, but stories have happier endings. The scars are fading, I wish to reopen them. But I can't. I promised everyone I wouldn't. I try to sleep off the bad thoughts, but all I get are nightmares. There is no release, the stress continues building inside. Maybe someday someone will care, they say they already do. Why don't I believe them? Why can't I be around people without getting nervous? Nobody understands, I try my best to tell them. But how can I when I don't know what's wrong...
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