General Poetry posted January 5, 2021


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The pain of depression is overwhelming.

Pain

by Alli Johnston


The author has placed a warning on this post for violence.
Looming in the dark
Taunting me
I draw my last breath



Lune Poetry Contest contest entry

Recognized

#257
January
2021


The suicidal symptoms of depression always worsen in the dark, lonely world around us.

I imagine these symptoms standing, waiting, mocking me in my misery. This poem personifies the feeling.

Thank you for reading.
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