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Katharine Wonham


The darkness of depression


All the colour in the world has drained away

I struggle on day by day

Desperately trying to keep my thoughts at bay



Bed lets me sleep away this nightmare

As I wake it all comes back as if in the air

I wonder if the hurt I feel is in my unsure stare



You said it would all be OK

And I really though it could all go away

And so I wait for this miracle day by day



You see I feel as if in a cage

The strength of which I cannot gauge

The sad fact is the walls are as thin as this page



It is my thought that keep me here

But it seem I hold them very dear

Even as I try to escape them they are always near



Why can't I let them go

They are what keep me pushed down so low

The falseness of them I now know



So I will continue to fight

But not desperately with all my might

But for inner peace and to be in the light

Submitted: Thursday, July 31, 2014
Edited: Friday, August 01, 2014

Topic of this poem: depression


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