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Caught Within My Depression
by Darryn John Murphy
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With love for all those living with depression. Love Darryn

Caught Within My Depression

Well I feel the well of depression within
And have hidden it from my family and kin
See I have issues with how I’m perceived
And there are thoughts, upon which I grieve

As I was asked if I was suicidal
When they worked out, that I was an immortal idol
Now I know that some immortalize themselves
Before they hang up their hat and put their cards on the shelf

But I am not one of them, as I honour life
No matter what trouble I find within my strife
See my heart echoes the written word
And I understand! that I am heard

See life is precious in every way
And I live for each moment of the day
Now the medicine, I’m on may make me sleepy
And in my heart! I feel it weeping

As depression is a hard card to face
And I hold my head with such, disgrace
But with this gift, I give to share
There is my hope that someone out there may care

As some depressions may lead to suicide
As the world around them collides
In my heart I seemed so hollowed
As I walk towards the world of tomorrow

Melancholy, thoughts conclude in time
Passionate verse bound within rhyme
Some might even understand
To gather forth with gentle hand

  

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Reviewed by Felix Perry
As one who knows depression and also as a trained (military) suicice intervention officer, I know that depression should never be ignored, denigraded and should be accepted and treated as an illness by those who suffer from it and those who care for the sufferers.
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Reviewed by Paul Berube
It's a tough battle to conquer, my friend. Be well and God bless.
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