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Austin Yackle
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"Sketch of Glass Tears by Man Ray"
Bethany Witt

Content warning: The following piece contains 

references to self harm. 


Black and white,

that's all I see.

A blade set forth in my hand.

Do I dare cut?

I wanna see color,

so I do. 


divulged from the line in my greyed flesh.

An inhale, eyeing my primary color

An exhale once it's done.


*Self harm and mental illness is something many of us go through. If you or anyone you know feels this way or wants to seek help, we encourage you to message/call these hotlines or talk to someone you trust. -The Scribbler Staff 


Self harm crisis text line: TEXT “HOME” TO 741741 FOR 24 HOUR SUPPORT.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

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