A Depression

A Depression

Clouds race in anger
across the sky’s limitless expanse
Blown by an impatient wind
shaking the fringes of trees
Thunder claps its warning
of what is to come
Darkening moodiness
blankets the atmosphere
and I feel the oppressiveness
of the moment
It mirrors my mood
as I curl into a ball
Unspoken words
hang in silence
Lightning cracks
Illuminating the horror
of what has become my hell
I pray for a deluge
to wash away the demons

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Note.  I do not suffer with depression but the barometric pressure of dark stormy weather does give me  
bad headaches.


Skys the limit - Stream of Consciousness 
Warning - Word of the Day
Fringe - RDP

Image by Abel Escobar from Pixabay

  9 comments for “A Depression

  1. January 18, 2021 at 8:52 am

    So beautiful

    • Christine Bolton
      January 18, 2021 at 6:18 pm

      Thank you so much ☺️

  2. January 10, 2021 at 10:20 am

    Oh! I could identify with it! Beautiful expression.❤️

    • Christine Bolton
      January 10, 2021 at 10:31 am

      Thanks dear Punam ☺️🥰💕

      • January 10, 2021 at 10:38 am

        My pleasure, dear. ❤️😘

  3. January 9, 2021 at 11:17 am

    Very evocative and moving Christine

    • Christine Bolton
      January 9, 2021 at 6:11 pm

      Thank you my dear ☺️🥰💕

      • January 9, 2021 at 8:39 pm

        You’re welcome 😉

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