Force the smile
Your inner strength
Worn and tired
The tale of a soul
That's withered away
With no more control
Everything's gone astray
Whose tried so hard but has not gained
With a long, hard road to only a bitter end
A deep, conflicted, suffering pain
And this harrowing tragedy, was once a friend
Poem About My Friend And Her Struggle With Depression
My friend is suffering from mild depression, but it's getting worse quickly. It's hard to figure out a way to let her know she's loved. She's just so scared all the time. This touched me.
Once A Friend
Published by Family Friend Poems March 2014 with permission of the author.