Analyzing The Poem 'Melinda'

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Writing this poem has given me a whole other perspective of Melinda. One thing that I learned was that she is in a constant battle with herself. This is something I really wanted to incorporate in this stanza. I wanted to share with the reader how the mind of a person being bullied or hurt works. How they have so many emotions, but don’t know what to do with them. This leads them to eventually give up as they don’t have the right support. I broke up the stanza into many sentences because I wanted the reader to stop after every sentence and really take in the meaning. I wanted them to understand the pain behind it, but I also wanted it to be engaging. One sentence that really stood out to me was “It has to go away eventually.” This shows me
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