Tag: depression

Gasoline Rainbow – A Poem

Sadness is difficult. It creeps up on me so that by the time I find it living within me, it is a surprise to find it there. I glare at it, trying to give it the look, but it is impervious. I yell at…

A Wish In The Dark – A Poem

I hold on to pain. that I find on the streets. It litters the ground, broken shards of glass, forgotten matchbooks, the occasional forgotten book that has become fat with rain. I gather these up, clutch them to my chest. The shards of glass,…

Remember When – A Poem

When I close my eyes, I am pulled back to another time. I stand there, looking at myself as I was, as I had been. He lay in bed, his eyes half closed, sleep long gone   but also not far behind. He heard…

The Glass from Within – A Poem

A part of me broke today. I heard it clatter to the ground, letting out a soft clink!. It left a crater in the cement around it, which told of its true weight. Looking down at it, I wondered if the piece of me…

Light Between the Cracks – A Poem

I am outside myself looking inwards. There is a storm within me, one of fire and rain, spark and water. Its winds howl inside my skin, filling my head with words that make no sense, but hurt all the same. I feel droplets of…

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