I thought that you would let me be
But here you come, rapaciously
Slicing me up from inside out
Filling my head with irksome doubt
Your inky fingers in my dreams
Painting landscapes and charcoal scenes
A bottomless parade of hell in sync
With all my loathing and self-contempt
I thought that you would let me go
But to the end you’ll bring me low
You’ve always had your hooks in me
An undivorceable bride-to-be
Held within your gruelling grip
Tortured by each erstwhile trip
Condescension and lethargy
Will finally make a meal of me
My depression, my black dog friend
My darkness and my witless end
My heavy head and my heart’s quagmire
Whose boundless depths never expire
For more of my poetry, check out The All or the Nothing, my first book, available at most online book sellers in print or e-book formats.
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