by mkvecchitto


Loosen this hold on me

Release me from demons

that still claim ownership

on my lost soul

For try as I may

the past echoes

and mirrors my every step

Casting shadows over sunny days

Disentangle me

from jumbled cords that hold me captive

like barbed wire tearing into tender flesh

leaving my body to languish in even the brightest light

Disengage your relentless assault

that grows in power

as it saps every ounce of mine

My descent is your reward

Unlock these chains

that weigh heavy on my mind

creating catastrophe in

an otherwise perfect world

Undo the days

that led me here

Let me break free

to resume my quest

for better days



*This is a general response to the topic of depression. It is not autobiographical 🙂

7 Responses to “Depression”

  1. A terrific Ash Wednesday prayer – perfect for the beginning of the Lenten pilgrimage to the Cross . . . Thanks and Blessings . . .

  2. Reblogged this on The Militant Negro™.


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