Poem I wrote before my suicide attempt…ironic in how it left me looking

I wear this mask you see a copy of the old me

For you it’s normal, not at all I’ve lost myself after all

For fear and longing I keep it on to act like carrying on

Perhaps one day you’ll see the one you knew is no longer me

Published by TheProdigalSonDiaries

Hello all, I'm, Evan, 36 years old. I'm a born again Christian, amateur writer, lover of The Only Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, theology and poetry, and a suicide survivor. I hope to encourage, educate, and spark discussion through my blog. I pray it aids you in your walk with the Savior! You can contact me at

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