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Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 4:12 pm
by millipede
I couldn't think of what else to title this. This is a poem I wrote back in early 1999. I don't have an exact date because I never wrote that down. :roll:
I do know it's from 1999 though because I was taking an art class back then and I recently found it in one of my sketch books after my kids dragged them out of the other room. I had forgotten all about it.

darkness... by Daniel Mason ©1999

Anguish fills the silence
and terror fills my soul.
I sit and weep in sorrow
as despair now takes it's toll.
The emptiness before me
and the wretch I left behind...
the things I say "used to be"
still seem to plague my mind...
flee from me oh evil one
flee from me I pray...
Peace I seek yet it's not there,
and so beings each day.

I imagine I wrote this on a day I was not feeling to joyful. Truth is, I've struggled with depression my entire life and there are still(all these years later) too many days that I feel like this.

Re: darkness...

Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 4:16 pm
by millipede
I decided to add a section to the forum for people to share written works... partly so I'd have a place to share things if I write any more. Hopefully I'll be inspired to write more. We'll see.