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DEPRESSION IS A UNIVERSE

By Lakisha Armstrong

Depression is a universe

With no escape

No sun, no moon, no stars

Clouds pregnant with tear drops

I feel them closing in

Closing my eyes, I cross my arms

Across my chest

And fall back on my bed of nails

Lakisha Armstrong (not her real name) is a poet from Long Island. She suffers from clinical depression and anxiety disorders. She’s unsure of whether her poems are any good; what she is sure of is that they provide her immense relief.

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