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Veins

Veins

Depression’s running through my veins 
and all I can think of is everything that pains.

I can’t carry this anymore 
I don’t know who i am holding on for? 

Because I know it ain’t for me 
if it would, I would already be free. 

I wonder what it feels like to be okay, 
without all of this on my shoulders to weigh. 
Without all of this sadness at the end of the day. 
I just need a reason to want to stay. 

I really want to hold on, 
but all I can think of is what it would be like to be gone. 
I don’t know if I can keep on carrying this on my own. 

It just runs in my veins 
and with every day it keeps on leaving more stains. 

I wonder how many of them I can erase 
Before they find their way back to the same place. 

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Richard Waters

" THE FUTURE, IS NOT OURS TO SEE. " It, is not pre-determined. Every day is a blank page, for you, to write upon. Why not write something positive ? Why not reach for, the stars ? To, not linger on the scars. Life, can affect you, in many ways, as you know. Let, the wealth of emotion be defined, on your terms. Not, by " The Others " ! Let, the Ray, Of Hope, shine upon you. To, make you better, for the fight. And, what is right. In, your mind. In, your body. In, your passion, of " The Spirit " ! Live, to learn. To, grow knowledge. To, make experiences work, for you. And, not for destructive forces. Intent, on bringing you down. With, wrongful effects.
Be, yourself. Spread, your wings. Be, free.
X

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Being Me

Wow, this is so heartbreaking to read. Depression is such an evil illness. I hope you can be strong enough to find reasons to look for that glimmer of happiness that can better your outlook on things. Hugs x

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Melakc

Thank you so much. 
I am in a better place now mentally. Worte this poem when I fell really deep into my depression, but I am better now! 

XO 

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Tony Taylor

I have never met you MELAKC!!......but I Love You!!.....I Love that you're writing instead of taking undue action......I Love that you know what you're feeling......I Love that you're sharing it with us all here......beacuse believe it or not.....there are MANY of us on this site who have been through what you're experiencing right now!!......and my unauthorized guess is.....that there are others on here that are willing to say I Love You too.....because our shared experience is incredibly binding and understood!!......ALL STARS!!...keep writing.....we're here......not going anywhere.....and If I'm not here the day you post your next write.....SOMEONE will be here to read what you're offering!!.......Kings to you dear poet sister!!.......LOVE & ROCKETS!!......T xo  : )

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Melakc

Thank you so much! 
It feels great to know that people connect to my poem and appreciate it without judging me for writing about what I am going through! :)

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Pratibha Savani

Wow such a powerful dark emotional piece of writing on mental illness which I can completely relate to. Writing it down is the best way to express those feelings. I hope that you are in a better place now than when you wrote this. I wrote a short piece called "our mind" posted on here as our mind is the main factor deciding our fate in which direction we take. Wonderful writing from the heart. Liked and ⭐ !! P x

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Melakc

Yeah, writing all my dark thoughts down and  form it into a poem really does help with coping and healing! 

thank you so much and yes I am better now! 

i‘ll check your poem out!:) 
 

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Pratibha Savani

That's good to hear you are ok. Keep writing them down. In the end you are writing for you. But sometimes it becomes something beautiful to read x 😘

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Melakc

Thank you for reading it and the compliment! 

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kay harris

Wow Friend this is a master piece, I know that feeling all to well, You did amazing with this write. I can say that I felt this poem to the core, Well done friend 5 stars 

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Wilford Barker

Liked and Pinned Melakc..
Honesty .. Openness.. Reality.. 
You have displayed such strength and unselfishness..
I've been there.. and when I overcame my depression..
i wrote and recorded a song that has blessed many..
Keep looking forward to better days my friend..
Take it One day.. One moment at a time.
Be blessed... as you Already are.

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