She has experienced bullying from her high school peers over an extended period of time. Her poem reflects the emotional pain and feeling of helplessness that is so often associated with prolonged harassment.
We feel that it will resonate with people both young and old as bullying is not a new thing and the harm can be permanent.
It is about the loss of self, of worth, of hopes and dreams…
If you are being bullied, or know someone who is, please reach out to someone – an adult who will listen and who can help.
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