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One of a series on dealing with depression and trying to describe it in words.

Cage

Fdf5205c-8b5b-4da8-a6dc-63fe28d680a9by Billy J. Stewart27 Dec 2013

Hello.
I'm the one in the cage.
And just like my words I'm confined to this page.
Is anyone out there?
Does anyone care?
Someone please show me a light,
For my days are as dark as the depth of the night.
I am crushed,
Bent down, heart broken,
Can't even lift my eyes up as a token.
All my mirrors are smashed,
My dreams are all gone,
Any visions of you are as far away as the dawn.
I scream.
Crouched low, fists clenched tight,
Breaking the deafening silence of night.
Alone with my self behind bars
Nothing is mine, but minutes and hours.