General Poetry posted March 12, 2018 Chapters: Prologue 1 -2- 3... 


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A chapter in the book Letters to the self

Depressed

by Jonbeyond

Can't get these thoughts out of my head
My mind has abandoned my body to bed
What day it is matters not to me
Lost in my mind wandering aimlessly

I can't get THEM to leave me alone!

Hurricane emotions have crashed me into the inner zone
I seem to have awakened in the midst of emotional debris
Dream walking in some....past....present....illusional....fantasy

Why is tomorrow always yesterday?

I have the look of one that sees within
Conscious not of now but then
Pondering questions in my mind
Seeking answers of a desired kind

Facing judgements of self persecution
Locked away in my cell of isolation
Doing time of undetermined duration

Outside my cell are partial faces
Vague are the sounds that seem like voices
Hard to hear
Dim to see
Please go away
Just leave me be

SANCTUARY this CELL has become
Safety now from everyone
Save the one who HAUNTS  my mind
Who knows not day or time

I VOICE my THOUGHTS for HIM to HEAR
maybe he KNOWS the WAY out of HERE

Those WITHOUT, REGARD me STRANGE
It has been this way, SINCE my CHANGE

I THINK more NOW than EVER before

Because of THIS

The PAST has BECOME an OPEN door
For me to PEER in time and time again
To GLEAN the TRUTH of what was THEN

Now I know what
I SEE
Means for others to say.... The closed eye opens the mind
To see thru the night into the day

Though I KNOW that I will NEVER be the SAME
I will RAISE this FLESH and LIVE AGAIN

I now SPEAK from ANOTHER MIND
CONJURED up from EXPERIENCE and TIME

What was HURT has GONE away
Now that the NIGHT has become the DAY
The CURE was only for ME to SEE
The WAY of LIFE is MYSTERY

To LIVE and LEARN is the WAY
To KNOW what TRUTH has to SAY

Those who FALL in it

Will be RAISED AGAIN

Sincerely,
My HEAD is HIGH again





 


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