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depression

Stan

I have no drivers license. I have no wife.

I do have pen and paper and a Poet’s life.

If I wish to travel I open my mind.

If I seek love, in my verses I find.

The Crimson Edge

The Crimson Edge

I’ve got a straight razor and drawn a hot bath.

Do I take the slices or face my path?

Should I rest in warm water of crimson red,

The Rut

  Did you ever feel life was slipping away?
and nothing was new when you met the next day.
You feel like life has became just a big rut,

The Pit

    There's traps every day humanity can't see,
they're holes we fall into that won't let us be free.
Some holes existed before you and I,
others created by wondering why.

Open Invitation

   Welcome to my madness
welcome to my screams
welcome to my sadness
and my misbegotten dreams.
Welcome to my loneliness
as my tears fall like a stream

Lonely

      Dragging on this cigarette,
in a world I can't forget.
Puffing away time with each breath,
awaiting my inevitable death.
What happened to my days now lost,

H.opeless O.bessive W.raths

 I've climbed the mountain of depression and saw the peaks and valleys below.
I've been sad lonely and cold it felt like my veins were filled with snow.

The End of The Journey

Looking forward into the past,
I see events that will always last.
Sleepless thoughts held in day dreams,
slumbering visions with hellish screams.

Derailed

    My mind's like a Ferris wheel on a railroad track,
some seats going forward and some going back.
With every bump and every bounce,

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