depression · family · fantasy · happy · Life · Love 2020 · New work

Erica and the boy

An angel was sweet

As sweet as can be

She loved a boy

Who hid in a tree

He would hide each day

That cute little one

Hiding from dad

As there was not mum

He would cry and speak

Aloud to himself

He would arrange his comics

Up high on his shelf

A to z

With so much care

Such precision

He liked to stare

Did this mean he was different

Maybe a bit

Did it matter?

Of course not you twit

He was so special

As the angel would see

She would guide him

Keep him happy

She liked his words

Oh so kind

Reflected thoughts

Taking his time

Touching his thoughts

The angel would sing

Feeding him joy

From deep within

What is your name?

My angel, my love

Erica, I am yours

Never give up

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depression · family · happy · Life · New work · Success

I will not submit. Never!

I never thought that I would leave

I have always been confortable

The greater unknown never appealed

I preferred not to know

Not to venture

To search for a new life

To raise a child

Not knowing the language

Fear never really imposed

Until the final moment

As if a knife to my throat

With failure marked on the blade

Ready to pierce my skin

At any moment

With the burning fires behind my back

That would melt my skin

If I ever looked back

I would walk blindly

Into the unknown

Fear i would brush aside

I will not be burned

As I would not look back

I may bleed

As I lose my way

But I will not submit

Never

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depression · Life · managing depression · New work

Maybe the next time

As I awoke in my pit of despair

Laid out on the floor as a carcas left to rot

The flies were probably seeking their next meal

I was probably an eternity after the expiration date

Clutching my head as if it mattered

The afternoon sun pulsing through the dreary nets

The burning rays on my brow

Self pity was on my lips from the night before

Somewhere between the cheapest vodka and the stains on my shirt

A stream of bottles littered the floor

If only it was a river with a breakneck current

I wish it would suck me in never to return to my hell

Why is there always a next time?

An afternoon awakening sunrise

Maybe the next time I lose myself in the bottle

I can disappear for good

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depression · family · Life · love · New work

Sometimes we need to cry

Sometimes we need to cry

To release the pain away

To empty all the stress and strain

Not to keep it all at bay

We are not weaker for letting go

We are stronger in ourselves

Embrace and stop fighting it

Think of your mental health

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depression · family · Life · love · New work

I’m eager to have you back

I realised life is difficult

Without you around

I can’t even concentrate

My mind is up and down

Pulling myself out of bed

Think to have a wash

My brain is not working yet

It is just a mush

I’m making silly errors

Its affecting my job

Just to get to the end of the day

That requires a lot

I need to have our routine

To keep my mind on track

I can’t wait to see you again

I’m eager to have you back

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depression · Life

Just because I don’t talk about it

Just because I don’t talk about it

Doesn’t mean it doesn’t hurt

Hidden in the depths of me

Always getting worse

It is I who chooses to fight this way

Against my demons inside

If I choose to lock them away

Then my rules, they will abide

Even though they claw at me

To open to them the door

It is me that will keep them captive

Not them, not anymore.

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depression · Life · love · New work

Saying goodbye without a kiss

Your words to me I will never forget

They left a scar, an instant regret

A tsunami of tears left my eyes

Couldn’t understand why you despise

What did I do to deserve this pain?

Why did our relation have to strain?

The biggest hurt in all of this

Saying goodbye without a kiss

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