The Shadows MAG

February 11, 2014
By Johnaochoa BRONZE, Oakley, California
Johnaochoa BRONZE, Oakley, California
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Favorite Quote:
The whole world is your stage - William Shakespeare

What is depression?
It's a cloudy day and not a spot of light.
It's the shadows dancing in the night,
looking for another victim to sacrifice.
It's a way of coping with the outside world.
Inside I yell and scream for help.
I have become a hostage, held captive
in my own mind.
My thoughts scatter like the ants in the rain.
I hear them: the shadows are coming.
I run to find I am at the end of a cliff.
Looking behind, I can hear the screams
of the lost.
I see them coming closer and reckless, knocking down anything in its way.
I turn back toward the edge of the cliff.
Without another thought I jump.
Falling down into the ocean, I sink
like a rock to the bottom.

The author's comments:
I wrote this poem because I was depressed when I was younger and This is how I had seen the world

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This article has 3 comments.

Harri SILVER said...
on Feb. 17 2014 at 8:59 pm
Harri SILVER, Auburn Hills, Michigan
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Wow! That was really good, mate.

on Feb. 17 2014 at 1:58 pm
francheskas SILVER, San Diego, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing." -Benjamin Franklin

As a past carrier of this awful not only feeling but awful disease, I can relate to every word. It was nicely constructed and I hope many others who suffer of this killer can realte to this poem. 

.king. SILVER said...
on Feb. 17 2014 at 5:34 am
.king. SILVER, Yeux Bien Tres Bien, Other
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Favorite Quote:
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Great, nicely penned. :)

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