All posts tagged: Depression

Sadness

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dramatic night shot of full moon peeking through bare branches of trees

Sadness is leaking Like broken plumbing Sewage of pain Better out than in ey? Trying to stop the leak With bad habits Chocolate Mainly No drugs Never drugs Brain on emotional rollercoaster And it keeps spilling everywhere If you don’t watch it It will stick to you After a hug with me I don’t want that So I leave Walk alone In the dark In the woods I am not scared I am the woods […]

empty

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‘I am running on empty’ I heard a lot these last weeks November grey not helping when the sky hides the sun forgotten in a summer long past grey above grey below the puddles mirror even the raindrops look grey hold fast steadfast onto life even now in the grey on empty because after all the sun is just behind the clouds

Is the ocean really full of tears?

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Cried by mermaids? Cried by you? I wonder. I ponder. As I watch tiny droplets turn from crimson to gold. Who else would cry so much? All the wars? The ones with weapons, the ones without. There is no space for tears. All the hunger? From lack of food, from lack of love. There is no energy for tears. All the violence? Sin against bodies, sin against souls? There is no breath for tears. So […]