Poetry by Jim: My Depression

Poetry by Jim: My Depression


I sit
I lay
I stare
I stand


but don’t relax
but don’t rest
but don’t focus
but don’t test


I whisper
I scream
I touch
I weep


but don’t speak
but don’t fly
but don’t feel
but don’t cry


I breath
I creep
I peek
I hide


but don’t exhale
but don’t reveal
but don’t uncover
but don’t conceal


you notice
you question
you worry
you forget


but can’t grasp
but can’t relate
but can’t fathom
I can’t


by Jim McDonald


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