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Dear Depression

June 19, 2013
By Kelly-In-Wonderland GOLD, Westfield, New Jersey
Kelly-In-Wonderland GOLD, Westfield, New Jersey
12 articles 0 photos 43 comments

dear Depression,
you don't own me
you don't have a right to make me feel worthless
to cut my body and slice my skin
you don't have a right to invade my mind
to hurt my heart

dear Depression,
you don't own me
i own me
and i choose not to hurt me
so i no longer live in your chains

now go away
i never want to see you again

dear Life,
i'm sorry i tried to leave you
let's be friends again

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on Oct. 2 2014 at 3:36 pm
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

I went through depression and sometimes still do, but I haven't been depression in awhile. I'm starting to be always, happy now. But I can connect. I can connect a lot. Your poem is absolutely, beautiful. Filled with rawness and emotion and beauty and sadness and you; you put yourself into it, when you wrote it. You relly have such a talent and greatnes in you; you are a wonderful person and writer. Thank you so much, for sharing this. :)

on Jun. 27 2013 at 8:50 pm
Myvoice4change SILVER, Other, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Everything will be ok in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end."

As someone who went through a depression, this touched me, and the title, Dear Depression, was what drew me to this article. This is full of emotion. Stay strong<3

on Jun. 27 2013 at 6:04 pm
writingriver05 SILVER, Boise, Idaho
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Favorite Quote:
"Reach for the moon, even if you miss you'll land amongst the stars."