Let Me Help 

Keirstin Hecht

I hold my depression’s hand like a friend

I grip her in a warm embrace

She deserves to be loved

 

I had a scorn filled heart for so long

Disgusting slurs falling from my lips

Just to hurt her

Maybe she would go away

 

She's here to stay

I don't want to fight anymore

I grip her back as I hold her in a warm embrace

She digs her nails into my back as tears roll down her plump cheeks

Keirsten Hecht is 16 years old and attends Palmetto High School.