I am 14 years old, in the 8th grade in a small school, about 300 students K-12. I have been having a rough time for the past seven months. I have been hanging around the wrong kind of crowd, which has not given me the best reputation.

This poem is about how I have a rough life and I am not treated very fairly. Every day is a battle for me, but I still take all the blame for the things that I do wrong.

This poem originally was published in Poems on Life - Teen Poems

Unhappiness
Some nights I stay up late and cry,
Other times I feel as if I could die!
In my life I feel not loved,
I always get kicked around or shoved.
But why should I be happy?
How can I be if I'm treated so crappy?
Every day seems like a battle.
I get thrown around like a baby's rattle.
Sometimes everything can be so scary.
Why can't I just be happy and merry?
For all my faults, I am to blame.
I am the one to take all the shame.

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  • ericah
    i really like your poem, i can relate really well
  • Yeo Peck Lee
    I can understand your feeling.
  • Tiffany
    this touched me in alot of wayz i feel the same i have always been hurt most of my life but i just keeped it caged inside.
  • Sharika
    I can really relate to this feeling
  • annacelia
    your poem speaks the truth.
  • Kayte
    I like this poem a lot. I used to feel the exact same way until one day I simply said you know what? I'm just gonna suck it up and deal with it. But I think that this was an exellent poem and I would like to read more of your work.
  • dalenna
    this a poem that i can relate to. adn describes me very well. unhappy!
  • shelby
    i love this poem. it is soo me. make more poems like this!
  • Amy
    I can relate to this poem and Its exactly how I feel!
  • stephany
    crystal this poem is so beutoful i love it you shold be thankful about your life and the gift that god has give you to write such beutiful and just great poems cincerely stephany n. y. 13.
  • mj
    i may seem like at an idiot and that i dont know what im talking about but im sure u`ll understand. i understand exactly how u feel even though i was never in that position, i was always the one pushing people around to make myself seem good u relize that later in life it was a waste of time and energy and it gets back to u in relationships with friends and FAMILY!
  • Michelle
    This poem sounds more like me. This is how i feel inside and i try to hide it a lot. I dont like to go places because of the way im treated everywhere. at home i hide in my room just so i dont have to even think about other people.
  • Krista
    I feel the same way sometimes and think you did a really nice job on this poem. you are a great writer!
  • Nicola
    This poem describes exactly how I am feeling now! carry on writing!
  • Jaclyn
    I love this poem its like the person who wrote it knows me soo well i absoultly love it!
  • sabrina
    I think your poem is great. I could relate on that sometimes.
  • Nuria
    The poem is really good. I like it alot. It explains what alot of us teens go thougth. anyway good job. seee ya around bye
  • Kimber
    I feel the same way sometimes only i cant put it into words like you did! That was wonderful!
  • Chelsea
    I understand everything you were trying to put out into that poem and I loved it! Great Job
  • mike macD
    you sumed up my hole year in grade 7 just in the intro but then the poem i have been lookin around 4 poems this is my life u did some thing the average teen i toght no 1 could do so good luck in the rest of your life
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