Poem Analysis: The Fall By Hailey Phipps

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The Fall by: Hailey Phipps “Nobody likes you.” “Everybody hates you.” “ Just do it all ready.” Every night those words would slice through my thoughts like sharp knives slicing through my brain. Every day when I got home from school, I would sit in my closet with a razor blade in my hand and my wrist facing up. “Just do it.” “It’s not like you have any friends or anyone who would miss you.” I felt like I was falling down a bottomless pit, and there was nobody there to save me. When I would go to school the next morning, people in the hall would walk into me as if I was a ghost. I felt like I was completely invisible. Not even teachers noticed me. I came home on a Friday night, went to my closet… I just couldn’t make myself do it.
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