Depression Poem

Being In A Bout Of Depression

I've long battled depression. In this moment I was at a low point.

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Published by Family Friend Poems October 2021 with permission of the Author.

No words for a state that I cannot express
Like gravity just holds me here in this mess
An invisible force stealing my air
A looming dark cloud and no one's aware
The strength of a lion becomes a small mouse
The whole of my world consists of my house
Feigning my comfort, I internally cry
Rationalize the how and the why



I have been writing in the abstract since I was old enough to read, cultivating my style along the way. I always find that my rhythm/verse poems are the ones most well received but I favour the poetry I read as well as write to be more without pattern. I enjoy a well flowing poem that inspires the reader to imagery and the ability to enter the...

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