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Depression is Winter: A Poem

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Cold temperatures, lethargy,

Snow that blankets everything.

Only deeper as the season continues,

Barricading in the safety of isolation.

 

Excavating the emotional avalanche

Like brushing feet of snow off the windshield

Chipping away at ice, the shell of protection,

Reopening emotions.

 

Potholes deeper, cracking souls.

Patches of asphalt fill holes.

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