Tag Archives: Depression

#430 – the river

the river   the river is cold and brutal today   rough as it carries my comfort away   the air abrasive and course like sandpaper   my fix, equilibrium gone like thin vapor   I feel lost like a … Continue reading

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#411 – 4 Haiku

4 Haiku   nature’s cruel hunger raining down into the day swallowing sunshine     insatiable rain consuming all bright colors and spitting out gray     standing in my room praying for change; then I do what I always … Continue reading

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#410 – 2 Haiku

2 Haiku   corners of regret dark echoes of a song I never learned to sing     scratching at prayers that sit beneath my anger can’t seem to reach God  

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#404 – 4 Haiku

3 Haiku   no imoji to convey the reality of my depression     her eyes soften, sink beneath the waves; memories her mother lives in     in comes the season bruised and tender from fighting years of steadfast … Continue reading

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#403 – unsung

unsung   I am not a good soul I tire of others my friendships breathe shallow beneath envy that smothers I feed on dark rain though I pray for the sun as I walk my night streets deep into the … Continue reading

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#402 – “unending”

“unending”    does darkness always lead to light or are there permanent unending black holes of night where everything of value gets sucked in and crushed where music and prayers get flattened and hushed and hope for tomorrow is scattered … Continue reading

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#401 – 4 Haiku

4 Haiku     I sift through language dusty from drought; dig for words that will bring the rain     words run like frightened animals hiding from the hunters in my head     so cumbersome this darkness makes … Continue reading

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#399 – 1 Haiku

1 Haiku she waits – knows I will drag, head low back into her silence; depression

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#395 – an unlovely place

an unlovely place   so heavy this minutia renders the day so lonely its dreams having passed away I wake to the iron air buckling beneath the sheer tax of hope and the burden of grief    it’s such a … Continue reading

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#391 – “locked hands”

“locked hands”   I make stupid mistakes that twist up my esteem crack my tiny boat with paddles already lost downstream I fold up into nothing toss myself in the trash drive my thinking right into the black till I … Continue reading

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