Mary Nagy

Rookie (11-08-1970)

Despair - Poem by Mary Nagy

I search the world for answers
to the questions in my mind.
Although, it seems those answers
are the ones I'll never find.

In dark despair I call out.
I scream for help and light.
The source of deep depression
is something I must fight.

I try to ''keep my chin up''
and ''focus on the ball'',
but everytime I take a step
I also take a fall.

For those of us who fight them,
the demons in our head,
we have to force ourselves to sleep
each time we go to bed.

Without my faith in Jesus
and my love of family,
I don't know where I would end up
but I know I wouldn't be free.


Comments about Despair by Mary Nagy

  • (2/24/2008 6:08:00 PM)

    Faith in gentle beauty, the Jesus message. I always appreciate your honest heart on display,
    Uriah
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  • (6/1/2006 1:28:00 PM)

    Your poetry is so refreshing Mary. Reading your poetry brightens up my day. It is true.... where would we be without family.
    Keep those fingers striking that keyboard.
    All the best
    Love Becky
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  • (11/18/2005 9:33:00 AM)

    You do nice work, Mary. I wish you well in all of your creative adventures! Sandra Fowler (Report)Reply

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  • (10/30/2005 12:56:00 PM)

    Those damn demons! I understand the battle you're talking about. I'm waging several of my own. Well put poem. Keep the faith. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/24/2005 7:21:00 PM)

    very catchy! nice lightish poem with a deeper meaning.
    Lylyanna
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  • (9/15/2005 2:50:00 PM)

    Really enjoyed your true to life poetry, you certainly have a way with words.

    You really know how to express your feelings in verse................. WELL DONE.

    Thank you for your kind f/b.

    Gordon.
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  • (9/10/2005 5:24:00 PM)

    Dear Mary
    here I write 2 u after reading some of your poems, simply lovely, if u want to know if ur poems make the reader feel something, well, DESPAIR did! ! ! , simply bec. It goes along completely with my mood, it is simply and beautifully written. Really lovely.
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  • (8/11/2005 5:37:00 PM)

    I love the way you rhyme! Rock on ryhmers. haha.
    Lylyanna
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  • (6/24/2005 3:40:00 PM)

    Very nicely written, Mary. Poem flows easily and the rhyme and meter perfect to complement your message. (Report)Reply

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  • (5/19/2005 3:21:00 AM)

    Dear Mary, Your poem is very courageous and authentic I find it reassuring how you manage to portray on paper what everyone struggles with from time to time I will try to read your other poems
    Best wishes from Sydney Australia
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  • Nasra Al Adawi (3/11/2005 1:05:00 PM)

    God is always by our side..sometime we want to give up but at last minute-He gives you a gift of hope... a new mircale to live and to look forward to another day (Report)Reply

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  • Nasra Al Adawi (3/11/2005 12:57:00 PM)

    God is always by are side..sometime we want to give up but at last minute-He gives you a gift of hope... a new mircale to live and to look forward to another day

    I enjoyed reading this poem..Thank you for sharing it with us
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  • (3/2/2005 10:14:00 PM)

    love the poem, theirs a artist you may know, RICH MULLINS, he wrote -awesomee god. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, February 24, 2005

Poem Edited: Friday, January 5, 2007


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