Category: depression

Distant Horizon

what is this nonsense, flittering around my skull, scrawling angry missives, knifing into my heart’s wall what is this brutal woe commanding a tempest casting distant any joy any hint of sun’s candied blush why does it hang around, why can’t I shake the…

Comes the Darkness… again

“I see a weight on your shoulders.” she says to me, trepidation in her voice not the first time I’ve heard this my aloofness, never subtle my inscrutable countenance, an awful poker face when a monstrous pall settles on my frame, distilling, disbursing daggering…

Solitary

in thought, in coveting an abiding resolution, in contemplation of the world at bay of humanity this ostentatious pane frosted, aloof, melancholy fixed, rigid, unchanging garnered fifty-two years of pained wisdom, wishes the window’d open, to be infected by some gregarious being, allying me…

Scrape Away

I feel the walls darken closing in my heart so distant, are others, so unto a remote shore, rocky littered with anguish, a stroll through briers tearing at my flesh until, to the bone, the truth of my hurt finds peace

Private War

comes a raging, silent beast obscure, ill defined titan its sharpened horns lacerate cleave my shoulders, finding heart flash, ignite, ancient barbed scars reach for informed armaments again, again, yet again find it cracked, edgeless, rusting breathe vigor to whet, prepare clash under darkening…

Love vs grief vs joy vs bliss

Love vs grief vs joy vs bliss as I sit here dredging my soul for words comes the upwell from my heart to salt my cheeks all in mining sediment for sentiments conveying my truth expressing profound love of my wife, her forever changing…

Release

impassioned moments, burden, trouble when behind the smile, behind perfect life, perfect family, behind glazing eyes, hide salvos terrible, at war with self, yet kept from the world, is to allow their conference, assemblage, yet still not giving over to their will, entreaties demands,…