Depression

Poetry by Ross Adamson

Poems about sadness, despair and melancholy.  Rhymes about psychological matters and mental health issues.  Explore other poetic themes here.

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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 ...