Ruth Olsak

(West Palm Beach, Florida)

Depression


No outward sign for you to see,
I try acting as normal as one can be,
Desperation is my call,
Suddenly I've had enough of it all,
The tears, the moods, the ups and downs,
What is happening with me,
Leave me alone I say, let me be,
Everything gets to me this misery,
I must divert my thought on the good things when negativity pulls me down,
I must think positive and redesign my life,
Yes, this is what I must do,
Burying my head under covers is not the way for me or you,
I am aware this won't be easy,
It all takes some time,
But before you know it things will work out just fine.

Submitted: Thursday, January 02, 2003

Form:


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read poems about / on: work, alone, depression, time, life

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Depression by Ruth Olsak )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 2 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  4. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  7. If, Rudyard Kipling
  8. Woman Work, Maya Angelou
  9. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  10. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost

Poem of the Day

poet William Wordsworth

Oft I had heard of Lucy Gray:
And, when I crossed the wild,
I chanced to see at break of day
The solitary child.

No mate, no comrade Lucy knew;
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Her Beauty, Spiritwind Wood
  2. My Quiet Serenity, Spiritwind Wood
  3. The Road That I Follow, Spiritwind Wood
  4. The Stalin Epigram, Osip Emilevich Mandelstam
  5. My Soul, Spiritwind Wood
  6. Hold On, Spiritwind Wood
  7. Underwoods: Epigram, Robert Louis Stevenson
  8. Passions of Love, Cathy Hodgson
  9. What Is an Epigram?, Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  10. Before and Every After, Marianne Boruch
[Hata Bildir]