Bullying poem “She Only Wanted To Be Happy”

We often hear about cases where people are being bullied. Maybe we even witness such things. In order to raise awareness on this toxic topic it is essential to expose the truth and what better way to do that than with art, more specifically poetry.

On my research I stumbled across a terrific poem! It is a poem written for the pre- and intervention of bullying. What I found very alluring about this artpiece is how straight-forward it told the story about a victim of bullying.  Spoiler alert: she finally commits suicide.

While writing about the way she is being bullied and the immediate inherent consequences the author of this poem describes everything in detail – starting from the “knife” with which she “cuts” herself continuing to the “blood on the floor” etc. pp..

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