Saturday, 25 June 2016

The Black Death (June 25, 2016)


Do you understand
What this word means
To me?

The standard
Dictionary definition.

You'll find
In a book
Or on-line.

In having
The creative part
Of your soul
Without warning.

Leaving behind
Those dark
And destructive voices
Of the past.

Rattling around
In your mind.

Whatever self-confidence
And self-esteem
You started life
As a child.

Giving greater volume
And clarity
To suicidal ideation.

Out of tune
And static filled.

As everything
A deadly weapon
In your eyes.

Therisa © 2016

Author's note: How my black depressions are like, in experiencing them.

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