Tag: depression

Water, Wind and Fire – A Poem

There is an ocean inside of me; It fills every orifice, every wrinkle in my skin, each fingertip. Most days, the ocean within me is a calm, serene sheet of blue, as smooth as glass. When I look deep inside, I can see myself… Continue Reading “Water, Wind and Fire – A Poem”

The Hope Light – A Poem

* I wrote this for Cait because she is awesomeness personified.   She descended the spiral staircase that was within her mind. Gradually, as she went down each step, the light became filled with shadows and the air became cold. At the bottom of… Continue Reading “The Hope Light – A Poem”

To the Dark Forest and Back Again – A Poem

I try to ignore the whisper of leaves. I can feel the breeze almost all the time now. I can smell the dark earth of the forest floor. I had told myself that I would never return here, that it had lost its hold… Continue Reading “To the Dark Forest and Back Again – A Poem”

Tunnel of Light and Shadow – A Poem

There is a twin inside of me, one that rarely sees the light of day, or feels the light inside of me. He doesn’t stop to ask, to comprehend, to contemplate. All he knows is emotion, pure and unadulterated. However, whereas I try to… Continue Reading “Tunnel of Light and Shadow – A Poem”

Choose to Live – A Poem

I was done. I sat there, a stranger inside my own body. I had a choice but I didn’t know how to make it. I didn’t know. I was lost within myself and what I had become. It was as if my body had… Continue Reading “Choose to Live – A Poem”

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