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I'm fine, Poem about depressionFINE

I’m balanced on a knife edge, running out of time.
My heart’s exploding in my ears but still I say ‘I’m fine’.

I’m hoping you won’t notice, yet praying that you care
My world is turning inside out, no one can reach me there.

I’m swimming for the surface, I’m using all I’ve left
The sun is sparkling just above, I’m running out of breath.


Donna Ashowrth

©LPIO 2017

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Painting of woman by Jennifer yoswa


When I’m no longer here,say my name to call me near.I will calm your disarray,move the mountains from your way.I will dry your falling tears,whisper

Painting by Tangled Muses artist

You are youier…

Imagine if the sun refused to shine,because the moon was shinier. if streams ceased to flow,because rivers were flowier. if snow didn’t dare to fall,because