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Imagine Depression

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Imagine Depression

As I, sit here and I stare up at the night sky,
The cool air rushes past, and it's a moonless night
I listen to leaves bristle in the gusts of wind,
and the howling of the smooth air, and it's my friend

They say there's always a rainbow at the end of a storm,
well I'm still picking up the pieces while another storm is born
And while my last scar is healing, more of my skin is torn,
These last few months, I can't figure out what has been going on

So I, put these words together like it's gonna change anything,
If anything I'm doing nothing but hanging on to my dignity
I already lost my pride, I put it up on the shelf,
So that when you laugh at me, I laugh along, at myself

Cause nothing you can do can phase me, this life is a maze see
You just gotta stop by and take a glance to learn I'm amazing,
Because I made it here, without giving up,
and there's a long road ahead of me before I blow up

As my body deteriates, my soul is still alive
My mind is ahead of me, I'm living before my time
But in my mind, what I'm doing is right,
And I know I'm losing, but at least I'm putting up a fight

I'm scared off the odds, because the results could be drastic,
I'd rather hide my face, so like Halloween I mask it
And the mask fits, so I choose to wear it
Then like my face, the pain hides, and I can finally bare it

I just, roll along like everything is good,
knowing that I'm nothing, but I'm doing what I should
This depression is taking over, who would've known that it could
I need some shade for a while, so I slip inside of my hood

I try to, dream better dreams and live better days,
Knowing that the end of that road is miles away
There's no stop lights, just an on going road,
I've got no compass, my heart is tell me which way to go

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  1. Date: 5/12/2013 2:13:00 PM
    Went on here because of Timothy's referral. Am so glad that I did. This was beautifully done. Loved it!

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 10:59:00 AM
    I saw you on 'The Wall'. Your work here is tremendous... You should go to some open mike nights for poetry... Yours exceeds what I've heard around here... My poetry is strictly for fun. To brighten lives... I have health problems and do humor... The other way would only add to my depression... I hope I can make you smile. Keep writting.

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 10:04:00 AM
    wow am amazed at your age u can say much in fathomless ways. keep it up