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depressed poems

I by Jim Miller – Dark Sad Poetry

I want to die
and I want to live.
I want a break
and I want a fix.

I want to feel
and I want to numb.
I want to hide
and I want to run.

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Obsessed by Jim Miller

Obsessed.
Dangerously so.
With yesterday’s eyes
and tomorrow’s heart.
Anxious to end the end,
though it’s just the start.

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Falling Down a Tunnel by Camille Sharon

Falling Down a Tunnel

I’m falling down a tunnel
it’s slippery like a slide
it’s way too dark in here
there’s no light from outside.

There’s no way to get out
there’s no way to get back
the walls are wet and cold
I’m frightened of the black.

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