Anxiety and Depression

Anxiety and Depression

A Poem by The Elusive Mr Dunne

Anxiety and Depression

"Anxiety and Depression"

Anxiety flowing through my body, I can feel it in my veins/
This depression cannot catch my body, I cannot die in vain
I do not know a single body, who could survive all my pain/
Lord I beg you catch my body, before they come for my reign
This is my migraine, my train and my train journey/
Sticks and stones break bones, but names cannot hurt me
Can't out word me, with nursery, rhymes and try merk me/
When everytime I rhyme, each line, a burn like third degree
I use a verse to set me free, like a wild bird who is caged/
They took my child and my smile, but I can fly on this page
I wish I could fly away, back to them days she was three/
Though that is all just a dream, being she is nearly sixteen
Missed ten years of her life, yet they feel they can smirk/
Only reason they're alive, is cause my child is on this earth
My life's got a lot better, though the pain has got a lot worse/
Hence why I'm writing this letter, in the hope my prayer works.

Copyright 2017 The Elusive Mr Dunne (All rights reserved)

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great flow of a poem god job nice write thanks for sharing
i know the struggle of anxiety and depression i suffer with it everyday and also ptsd

Posted 4 Months Ago

Holy S---- I'm sorry Mr. Dunne. I felt that, it yanked on my heart strings. You have a great attitude. I admire that. You have risen above it I commend you. THUMDS UP

Posted 4 Months Ago

I would be more than depressed if they took my child too! a sad state of affairs... I won't ask why, but it doesn't matter; absence is terrible; anxiety and depression go hand in hand; I've had it myself. it is a helpless feeling....I think you wrote this with a broken heart. The words are strong, yet weak in a way, all caged in...
Best, Betty

Posted 4 Months Ago

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Added on January 1, 2022
Last Updated on January 1, 2022
Tags: Anxiety, depression, trauma, PTSD, mental health, mental illness, pain, Poem, writing, thoughts


The Elusive Mr Dunne
The Elusive Mr Dunne

London, South East, United Kingdom

Mr Dunne Poetry (Crown Court Censored Poet) ➡ Jailed for Poetry (2008) ➡ Banned at Court (2009-2014) ➡ Author of 15 Books! ➡ Actor #RealLifeTVUK (YouTube, Sky TV, .. more..


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