General Poetry posted January 5, 2021

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The pain of depression is overwhelming.


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



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.

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