Depressed, but writing



DEPRESSED, BUT WRITING

In my silence mode
I cannot let go
cultivating thoughts
which overflow
    follow my staircase
down to the depths
into my corner
again I have crept
    silence, my comfort
solitude, the dream
calm to the outside
inward I scream
    dour is my enemy
firm-rooted and dark
outspread the branches
many flowered, all black
    dank is my dungeon
limitless in time
forever befallen
forever consigned

JAMES REID
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Submitted on May 17, 2013

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme X XAXAXXXXXBXBXXXXCXCX
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 406
Words 69
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 1, 20

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