Category Archives: depression

The Too Tired Snail

The snail struggled under heavy load; Each worry he would carry, and they weighed. Mounting worries weighed him down, so he slowed; He worried he would not get far today. The added worry left him feeling grey, But he knew, … Continue reading

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Ankles Grabbed

Ankles grabbed I’m drowning As I sink into the dirt Ankles grabbed I struggle But the struggle makes it hurt Ankles grabbed I breathe my last And settle in the mud Ankles grabbed I nestle Wrapped in sinew, dirt and … Continue reading

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Kitten Cuddles

This day was not one Made for living. This day was not Very forgiving. It was one where her head Kept her confined to bed; The aching And gnawing, There was no ignoring She cuddled her kitten instead. This kitten … Continue reading

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Sun Shine and Tears

Why is it When the sun shines, That my mood sinks; I feel sad? The brightest, Nicest, Sunny days, All leave me Feeling sad. Is it the weight of expectation That these summer days all bring That make me feel … Continue reading

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#ItsOkToTalk

His silence Loud. Unspoken words Were silently Shared loudly. A man Who couldn’t speak aloud; He lived His life Too proudly. They would have helped If he’d have said, If only They had known. But silence reigned And now, Too … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Hear

I listened, But I didn’t hear The words you said to me. I thought I knew You through and through; But what I chose to see, Was somebody quite different, Somebody okay. Somebody who tried to help Ease loved ones’ … Continue reading

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Some Days are just Hard

To make it through The darkest days, Is harder than it seems. One foot, another, up and dressed Sounds like the stuff of dreams. When menacing thoughts in your mind Drag you back into bed, To languish with your aches … Continue reading

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