Category Archives: On Depression

No tags for this post.

Go ahead -- say something. Anything.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Every Other

Like knives, they come up like knives, and make you wonder if it’s worth it, every other up every other down and every reached-for hunger, every spire, every pinnacle — it isn’t the valley that kills you. It isn’t the … Continue reading

Posted in On Depression, Poetry | 1 Comment

One Response to Every Other

  1. Trent Lewin says:

    That’s just visceral, Jones.

Go ahead -- say something. Anything.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Do The Damage

He says venomous things that have a life and a barbed stinger of their own. They fly unerring, pierce the skin, and cannot be removed. They poison, and she is shot full of them easily, a soft target, large and … Continue reading

Posted in Love Poems, On Depression, Poetry | 2 Comments

2 Responses to Do The Damage

  1. J. A. Panian says:

    Oh wowch. I quite viscerally feel the sting of this one.
    You have well-conveyed a thing that I know well.

Go ahead -- say something. Anything.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

The Funniest Part

The funniest part is watching them crawl, thinking if they push hard, if they try hard, if they do it just right, if they dance for the gods above them that they will be elevated, that they will be lifted … Continue reading

Posted in On Depression, Poetry | Leave a comment

Go ahead -- say something. Anything.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Dangerous Beauty

Everything once whole now shattered all around me, broken glass and sharp edges, all angles, all glittering light bouncing and reflecting becoming something glimmering and somehow solid a field of diamonds oh how I wish just for once to be … Continue reading

Posted in On Depression, Poetry | Leave a comment

Go ahead -- say something. Anything.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Don’t Talk

I don’t talk about it; I like to talk about it, I’d like to talk about it, but I don’t talk about it. I don’t talk about it because of the look on everyone’s face. The look that means disappointment. … Continue reading

Posted in Love Poems, On Depression, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Go ahead -- say something. Anything.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.