Thursday, 13 September 2012

Words are all I have

The black cloud looms
The sadness descends
The anxiety mounts
I don't want to say it but
The depression is back

I can't explain
I can't make sense
It's only words
And words are all I have
But they're failing me

I just need to cry
I only need to laugh
I need to be alone
I need you here with me
I don't know what I need

Stay alongside please
Bare with me please
Don't abandon me please
Love me still please
Soon I'll be back

It's only words
And words are all I have
Please listen to them
Please listen
Please

This poem was written as part of the Saturday centus challenge with the PROMPT:  "It's only words.   And words are all I have..." 


3 comments:

Anna said...

This was an expressive poem about the importance of words in out inner life.
Best wishes,
Anna
'SC week 123 It's only words...'

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Jenny said...

Oh.

Oh.

Your words touched me here.

Depression is such an easy pit to fall into.

So dark and deep.

And so hard to avoid.

Sometimes words are all that's left.

And sometimes the right ones don't come out.

This was really poignant.

Loved it.