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Rated: E · Poetry · Dark · #1851805
A free verse poem addressing depression.

I hurt because I feel
I know because I listen
I ache because I'm real

Unable to be numbed
Just frozen in the pain
A scarred face of flattened affect

A warrior on defense
Shielded for protection
Sealed from the shallowness
That is draining our existence




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