Katherine Sessor

Rookie - 0 Points (March 14,1990 / Virginia)

A Depressed Mind - Poem by Katherine Sessor

Once again I've became afraid
Afraid of all what lays ahead
I know it's foolish to not seek comfort
But it's unimportant for the tears I shed

For my troubles are petty compared to others
Theirs are important than mine so small
My own fault for sinking into this depression
Does it really matter how far I fall?

Despite my melancholy mood, I do try to smile
To keep others from worring when they see
For I know they won't know how to help
So why worry about little ol' me?

You see I'm not truly in any danger
There is no reason for a shoulder to weep
I'm just a scared, pathetic little girl
Who's dug a hole, curled up inside asleep

Despite the dark, it's safe in this hole of mine
A barrior that keeps everything blocked out
Feeling numb is only a price for fear to be dorment
So I have no reason to yell or even shout

It's not the best reaction to have
But I really don't know what else to do
Either retreat into my hole or wallow in misery
Does it really matter what I choose?

Depression is still going to take ahold
And the fear is always going to stay
What's the point in stopping the cries?
In the end, I'm still pathetic anyway


Comments about A Depressed Mind by Katherine Sessor

  • Rookie - 226 Points Vipins Puthooran (1/5/2012 12:34:00 PM)

    relished reading this poem))))) (Report) Reply

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,500 Points Sally Plumb Plumb (6/1/2011 12:24:00 PM)

    I understand fully. Try 'The Slough Of Despond' when you have time. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Poem Edited: Thursday, May 26, 2011


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