A free verse poem of combating sadness for years.

Happiness after Depression

Depression did drain my existence,
Brawling against sadness for years.

Becoming a hostage to mental illness,
Waging a war to be free of misery.

Battling anguish on a rough trail,
The quest to happiness is vicious.

Determined on my journey for hope,
Seeking a path that will end agony.

Barriers block my lanes to blissfulness,
Resisting each hurdle with purpose.

Combating in the most important cause,
Dedicated to win conflicts verses despair.

The pursuit to fortune has finally arrived,
Satisfied by all pitfalls that were defeated.

Poetry by Survivor48
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Written on 2016-08-25 at 05:27

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Kathy Lockhart The PoetBay support member heart!
It is a battle for sure. I admire your determination. Your ability to use poetry to convey your journey is a blessing not only for yourself but for others who may read what you've written. Artist are often burdened with depression but are gifted with the ability to create. I believe the sensitivity to life makes it so. I applaud your courage! :) kathy