in the clutches of this mental sinkhole
forced effort my only ally
my day is silent
with only slow tears and exhaustion
the bed, my refuge
the external world feels so far removed
from inside my womb of despair
dark, alone, and unwell
i need to stop sinking
or eventually, i will float

19 thoughts on “Hopelessness

    1. Yes, you are so right. Sadly, some are more like Seattle than LA if I compare our state of being with rain statistics. Every person is different how they respond to trauma or challenges. I enjoyed Sue’s piece very much, makes a lot of good points. Thanks for sharing, Eugenia!


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