I cried through the hopeless tears.
I began to realize the fears.
My heart slowly bleeds.
I walked the path where my fate leads.
I tried to numb the pain.
These heartaches make me feel insane.
This poetry was originally written on January 1, 2002 (when the author was 17 years old) as a reflection on people who are undergoing depression. It was then published on her school’s college publication “ICON” for the December 2003 issue.
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