Untitled Poem #9

Heavy
head lolls down
tears
none left
eyes so dry.
Pain
roiling through
screaming void
black engulfing
soul shriveling
I want to make it stop.
My being
fire singed
trust broken
never to……
sweet succor
slip beneath the dark waves
in the monochrome
world I abide.
Blood red
sizzling from my veins
twining
around my frame.
Finally
silence in my ears
no more voices
no more pain
no more anything.
November 25/18
Photo by Tiko Giorgadze on Unsplash

Author: Jay-lyn Doerksen

I am a single hard working mom in her 40's. I have always written poetry and I love words. I live with depression and its ups downs. This is a space where I can create and write all that I need to.

8 thoughts on “Untitled Poem #9”

  1. You nailed the bleak sadness. A place I am once again thankful I am not in today.. You touch on much of the anguish I have felt, but thankfully have found respite from at this point in my life. Amazing choice of photo as well.

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    1. Thank you. As soon as I read that word of the day was oblivion and than googling it (I do with each word as I might be able to use it differently) the thought of this poem and wanting oblivion was front and foremost in my mind. ❤

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