Please will you listen to me
And let me feel like I’ve been heard,
I’m feeling rather lonely,
My behaviours are absurd.
I know that they won’t help me
With my underlying pain,
But yet I turn back to these ways
Again and again and again.
Please tell me that you love me,
That you’ll stick with me although
I cut and burn and hurt myself
And leave those wounds on show.
I don’t do it for attention
I just need to know you care.
And the time you see me more than most
Is when those wounds are there.
Please don’t judge or hate me,
Or talk to me like I’ve gone mad;
If you take the time to listen,
Then I’ll feel a lot less bad.
I feel completely worthless,
So please tell me that I’m not.
I’m sorry that it’s hard for you
But you’re all that I’ve got.