Sleep is a recess from the mind

a sanctuary from the depression that drags me down

and drowns me,

 

like a stone

tied around my ankle

in an ocean filled with

sharks,

 

Sleep is the escape I wish I didn’t need

so desperately 

today.

 

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3 thoughts on “A Holiday From Depression

  1. That’s always been my choice of shutdown, too. Sometimes I get trapped in in, but usually it gives my heart a break and my head a chance to clear. Beautiful writing lovely. 😊

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