Depression

Poetry by Ross Adamson

Original poetry on sadness, despondence, melancholy and despair. Heartfelt rhymes about unhappiness, cynicism, downheartedness, inadequacy, hopelessness and gloom.

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One More Chance

One More Chance

There she is, at the spot where first we met, In that whimsical haunt on the Internet. She’s the distant desire that I can’t forget. She’s my tear-stained pillow and my deep regret.

Gloom-Tinted Glasses

Gloom-Tinted Glasses

Depression is a washout lens, Infusing hues with grey. It dulls the best sensations And enshrouds the brightest day ...

Self-Destroyed

Self-Destroyed

As ghostly as a graveyard In the murky depths of night, His eyes are like extinguished fires, Long gone the gift of light ...

Blue Monday

Blue Monday

Blue Monday is here, the media says: A day of despondence and gloom. But really it’s only a marketing ploy To get us to spend and consume ...

Good Days

Good Days

You only see me on good days. On bad days I suffer alone. When feeling half-dead, I curl up in my bed And I hide from the world on my own ...