Poems by Lee W. Barker

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  • Behind This Face

    • Published: March 2019
    Hiding Your True Feelings When Suffering From Depression

    in Depression Poems

    Behind this calm face there is a raging storm,
    Like a war in my head since the day I was born.

    Behind this smile there is a lonely sad frown,

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  • Living A Lie

    • Published: June 2020
    How It Feels To Suffer From Depression

    in Depression Poems

    Walking into a typhoon,
    Swimming against the tide,
    That's just how it feels,
    When my truth I have to hide.

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  • The Ghost Of My Past

    • Published: June 2018
    Leaving Your Past Behind

    in Change Poems

    Fumbling, stumbling,
    around in the dark.
    Fighting, igniting,
    flames from a spark.

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    This poem is liberating! I forwarded this inspirational piece to my son, who had a problematic past. After feeling worried and going several days without a response from him, he finally...

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  • Empty Chair

    • Published: June 2018
    Missing Someone Who Has Passed Away

    in In Memory Poems

    The chair where you sat lies vacant and still.
    The air so silent, through my body runs a chill,

    The sound of your laughter echoes in my ears.

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    Those who are near and dear to us may shine in our hearts forever like stars.

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  • Love At First Sight

    • Published: March 2019
    Finding True Love

    in Falling in Love Poems

    Like a bird upon a branch,
    She sat so elegantly;
    I knew right from the start
    She was the one for me.

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