Illness

Poetry by Ross Adamson

Original poems on mental and physical ill health and long-term unwellness. Rhymes about chronic disease, suffering, disability, depression, sickness and affliction.

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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 ...

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 ...

Oblivion

Oblivion

My chemical vacation; My quest for perfect peace. My selfish Soma coma; Reality release...

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 ...