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Man overboard

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Man overboard

My bedroom has been flooded
and now I'm drowning in my thoughts.
Questions of what is and what isn't
floating about like hundreds of jellyfish.
They wait for me to venture out
so that they can sting me and send me 
sinking
into the abyss that is my very own mind.
There are also two sharks,
Loneliness and Depression.
The scent of blood in my veins
has made them hungry.
I can't swim
and I have no place to hide.
Man overboard!

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  1. Date: 1/24/2014 7:53:00 AM
    Outside the bedroom awaits love and friendship! Good read.

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 12:11:00 PM
    Dylan - Loneliness and depression are sharks for many people. It's what you do to overcome them that will set you apart...hope all is well. Don't let them win. Be strong! - Gail