Tag: depression

Arms Outstretched – A Poem

Once again, we stand distant, our hands held out to each other, yet never touching. This isn’t easy and we aren’t meant to live this way, with this constant yearning for those we love. Yet, even far from each other, we hold on to… Continue Reading “Arms Outstretched – A Poem”

what is possible? – a poem

as the sea threatens to take me away again, my first thought is “i didn’t ask for this.” as the waters grow deeper, i have to remember that none of this is my fault, that the disease which ravages my internal world is not… Continue Reading “what is possible? – a poem”

I am the Storm – A Poem

My body contains the storm. The rivers rage against the rocky barrier of my skin. Even as I try to remain upright, water wants to push me down to the ground so that it can resume its rightful path. The waters pull my body… Continue Reading “I am the Storm – A Poem”

The Fifth Stage – A Poem

I was in denial for weeks. I kept trying to pretend everything was okay, that I was all right but I was lying to myself and to those around me who could see through my façade because they knew me so well. Never very… Continue Reading “The Fifth Stage – A Poem”

Within the Dark – A Poem

I am finding myself again. There are pieces of me, hidden within the dark caverns, lost among the trees or   in the cold depths of water. They blink like jewels that have been hidden in the dark. I clutch each jewel to my… Continue Reading “Within the Dark – A Poem”

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