I Defy It

It’s like a weight pressing down on me, whispering hateful words and cruel judgements, accusing and condemning. You’re not good enough. You’re a disappointment. You’re always a disappointment. You’re fat and you’re ugly and who could blame people for not loving you? It’s voices in my head repeating vicious mantras, voices of the enemy, except […]

You Are Depression

You scream but no one hears you. You laugh to cover up your agony; why can nobody tell how fake it is? You smile a smile that feels like a grimace, but it must pass off okay because no one rushes to your side. You feel ashamed of your own weakness. Your eyes are open […]

Mad At The World

I am mad at the world And the world’s cruel laugh At the mockery The ridicule The joke that it makes of me. I am mad at the world And its cunning facade At the sneer on its face As it slanders my name Ruthless and cold. I am mad at the world For all […]

Sleep Is My Solace

I can only get away From the blackness The pain Agony When I’m asleep Because for a few moments I’m free And I can give myself a break But lately sleep has become harder More elusive And I find myself thinking: What if one day I can’t escape What if I have to spend the […]

The Barbed Wire Fence

I can’t escape There’s a barbed wire fence It’s closing in The only way out is to die But I feel as if I’m dead anyway What is life without this darkness? I cannot remember. All I am And all I feel Is black despair and stifling pressure Existence without purpose Imprisoned in my mind […]

Regret

Agony aches my soul Festers and throbs beneath the surface Cruel and cold Destruction of confidence Demolition of courage Regret pierces the darkness Harsh, brutal Pitiless pain Attacks again and again What do I live for? What, if not progression? ‘Love conquers all’ Yet not anymore How can it? For Nothing can erase words already […]