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Depression - ACROSTIC

Depression Acrostic 

Depression, it’s not just in your head,
Enslaving your soul, “I’d be better off dead.”
Poisoning your attitude
Retarding your mood.
Eternal slumber,
Solitude replaces laughter, 
Sailing out into the sea of tears,
In my head, I scream, but no one cares,
On and on I scream, no one hears,
Not a soul, my pleas fall on deaf ears.

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S. Ronthorpe

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  1. Date: 7/19/2014 4:31:00 PM
    LOVED IT ...!

  1. Date: 2/7/2012 9:23:00 PM
    Samual, you have summed it up completely...your empathy is amazing. Thank you for your encouraging comment...I really appreciate what you said.

  1. Date: 2/6/2012 5:28:00 PM
    well, I had seen this one before, but rereading it, I still LOVE it. You did very well with defining this disease.

  1. Date: 1/26/2012 9:42:00 AM
    This is a very descriptive acrostic which is aesthetically pleasing the way you have it displayed.

  1. Date: 5/15/2011 9:51:00 AM
    Thoughtful write on Depression in an acrostic layout, Samual

  1. Date: 5/15/2011 1:39:00 AM
    Samuel, it is hard to understand. I am married to someone with depression AND anxiety, not to mention a multitude of other health issues like diabetes, asthma, etc. I really feel for him and try my best to support him. I hope you find support and that you are on meds too. Those seem to help somewhat! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 5/14/2011 11:11:00 PM
    S.R., very deep,,, depression is a disease that once took a bad tool on me a couple of times,,, thanks for sharing...p.d.