Stories tagged “depression”

  • I...... (Mature)

    I start the day at 4:34 AM everyday. I wake up on March 4th at 4:34 AM. It takes me five minutes to get out of bed. I shave the stubble off the face that I hate to see in the mirror. I get dressed in clothes that are just as uncomfortable and drab as t...

  • Disconnected (Hero Inspiration)

    I saw a rapid change in my closest friend. First it was just dyeing her hair back. Then it came to all black clothes and pessimistic thoughts. We started talking less and less. It seemed like I was trying to hold on to a friendship with a girl that jus...

  • Hiding Behind The Stitches

    The Stitches that hold me together Are getting ready to break I’m not sure how much more I can take Despair Everything I do is wrong How many more times will my life play this God awful song The Ribbons That hold the tear Are straining under the weig...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Hiding Behind The Stitches (Continued)

    Meanwhile The pressure is building deep inside The tears are burning behind my eyes And people ask me Cross my invisible line I’m miserable and broken, the teenage equivalent of ‘I’m Fine’ I can feel it Its pressing down inside my head My very ...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Helping the Helpless

    I laid on the floor unmoving. My life was ending all around me and I was absolutly powerless to stop it. Of course, it was my fault I was in this mess to begin with. I couldn’t change anything, because I was the one who had destroyed everything. ...

  • Heat

    The Daily Planet, electronic edition, flickered across his duct-taped Kindle, which after a decade of abuse struggled against a failing battery and a display pocked with scratches and grime. The news? Nothing new. People out of work. The city in a stat...

    • Author: Dave Oei
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
  • Bloodshot Eyes

    Crying from bloodshot eyes empty hearts destructive minds. Secrecy unwanted hands hurting me just cuz they can. Never listen bruised again dont recall a word I said. Hiding from prying eyes I wont let them see me cry. I wont forget you refuse to see al...

    • Author: nesdil
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Despair

    The Dinosaurs! They’re dead! ALL DEAD!!! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! And NOW…let me just say that this originally started as an answer to the ‘despair’ challenge of ‘One Life, One Chance’. But I discovered that I’m simpl...

    • Author: Leecat
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • The Manatee's Lament

    “A manatee am I,” he said in voice quite deep and gloom “I’ve nothing at all to do,” he groaned “but float here to await my doom I’ve lived so long” he sighed “in these shallow waters, I can barely ...

  • Fake Smile

    hello again, darkness what new has come to pass? have you yet another victim captured in your grasp? I hope you have time to talk with one of your old friends I just wanted to tell you that you possess me yet again. so don’t be alarmed at night a...

    • Author: nesdil
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Tell Me Why

    Tell me why It hurts so much Tell me why Every time we touch All I feel is misery Tell me why Every time you look Tell me why My expression is an open book And all I want to do is run away Tell me why I bleed inside Tell me why Its all a lie Everythi...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 1 out of 5
  • Beneath This Clouded Sky

    I have that feeling of darkness yet again, and I know that it will lift I can never be certain of when. I don’t know why I’m crying but I know I need you here to hold me close to you and to help me dry my tears. I think I’ll be okay...

    • Author: nesdil
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
  • All The Ingredients Are There (Mature)

    See Warren, age 5, playing with LEGO at school. He slips a LEGO man into his pocket to take home. Noone notices. Later he will tell his Mum it was a present from his teacher. See Warren, age 9, standing in a hospital corridor awkwardly watching his Fat...

    • Author: Ben Paddon
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Ingredients Aren't Always Apparent (Mature)

    See Charlie, age 5, playing piano. She’s learnt the right-hand for Beethoven’s 5th Symphony and her father tells her he’s proud of her. She smiles. She’s proud too. See Charlie, age 9, as she wanders around her parents’ ne...

    • Author: Adam Croft
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Map of Red Lines

    Feeling empty once again, just when I’d though this pain would end. I flash back to the times when I last felt this way, when my heart was this hollow everyday. I though you were different but now I can see just how much damage you’re causi...

    • Author: nesdil
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • I have no hope. (Mature)

    I have no hope…. I have lost my faith…. My wife is gone. She left me. She is lost in her own mental breakdown but she also took me down with her. She broke me in ways I never knew I could be broke…. The bills are mounting now, where a...

    • Author: LazarusX
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Garden of Remembrance

    Jon’s eyes drifted to her. Bev sat chained by her kennel, rocking on her haunches, and staring at him like he was a stranger. She wants to kill me. He let his gaze move to the willow by the gate. He still remembered the summer when they met; he&#...

  • Daddy the Hero

    My Father was a broken man. He came home a hero of a hated war. He was spit on, refused service and beaten for his thanks. His family didn’t believe him, his wife left him. He was a remnant of a human. Perhaps that is what my mother saw in him. W...

  • Old Standby

    I hate coming up with new material. I write and write but nothing ever seems funny anymore, not even when I read out loud in front of a mirror, posing and pulling faces. Whatever I might have had is lost. I can’t expect to have my own HBO special...

  • Hollow Moon

    Don’t try to seperate me, try to digest me don’t feel like I’m numbers, please hate me and hate others. So try me and feel like it, seduce me and fight sadness, release me and believe me and then try to seize me. Hollow Moon, is that ...

  • Mama

    This question seemed to make all the breath go out of Charlotte and she quickly sat on the couch, seeming to be exhausted, “Oh…well where to begin…I…I don’t know.” I sat next to her, but not too close to make her fre...

  • Gives You Hell

    Dad’s taunting did not lessen one bit after Mom’s death. It actually only got worse. Plus he remarried a month after his wife died to his disgusting lover. I wasn’t invited to the wedding. I wouldn’t have gone anyway. And once &...

  • It's her.

    It’s her. She’s always in my thoughts, always clouding my vision. And still in my life, three years later. I see her almost every day. Being smart used to be a privilege, an excuse to see her. Now, it’s a punishment, condemning me to ...

    • Author: Sam Ervin
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Relief To Be No More

    Another bad day, another “I’m fine”, and another forced smile; I’m waiting for someone or even something to make this life worthwhile. The minutes drag on, as do the breaths I take, as I float between constantly and never awake....

    • Author: nesdil
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Hobo's Christmas

    In the yuletide season of 1931, there was not a great deal to be merry about anywhere on God’s green earth (or God’s brown earth, as the case was in most of the middle of His own blessed America). Folks were starving and broke. There were c...

    • Author: RicoLaser
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5