This Is What Happens When Depressed People Write

What happens

when we allow ourselves

to feel? Do we suddenly


the pain,

the sadness,

the agony

buried deep inside

our bustling minds? Or, is

the recognition


Do we slowly

develop into

anxious beings

wanting to rid

ourselves of either

our trouble

or life, itself?


Author: Catherine Caruso

Writer of words. Lover of dogs.

4 thoughts on “This Is What Happens When Depressed People Write”

  1. Often when we write, by naming our sadness and pain it becomes real. It can then become bigger in its truth or, like the subject of a shadow, much smaller than it seemed. Problem is, you cannot predict which and one option is far more painful that the other ; (

  2. I’ve been on a poetry binge for almost two months. Depression and poetry seem to be in a relationship, or it seems like it.

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