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The Depressing Ballad

December 30, 2015
By Maculate_Dream DIAMOND, Riverside, California
Maculate_Dream DIAMOND, Riverside, California
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Favorite Quote:
I have not failed, I just found 10,000 ways to not succeed.

All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.

Everyday is dark and gray.
The rain comes pouring down
With everyone inside their home
Without anything to say.

Everyday is filled with gloom.
When class is over and
Every student goes home.
Leaving teachers in empty rooms.

Everyday is hard and miserable.
Employees hard at work.
Not able to see their family
While conditions are terrible.

Everyday is depressing.
With death looming around,
And people at their graves.
Tombstones take the setting.

Everyday is tired and worthless.
With families in poverty,
Surrounded by cruelty.
We can only be hopeless.

Everyday is dreary and mournful.
Disease lurks everywhere
Leaving men in hospital beds,
Only to leave a family woeful.

Everyday is dark and gray
With regrettable deeds
And depressing memories.
All there is left to do is pray.

The author's comments:

Another depressing poem for another depressing day. In all honesty, I like songs of melancholy so a particular song let me thought about depression and darkness in everyday life. In all truth, this poem really is true. Enjoy.

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_YouNique_ said...
on Jan. 6 2016 at 4:20 pm
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Favorite Quote:
Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.

Another strong, powerful emotive piece of art. Well done Joe

on Jan. 5 2016 at 2:50 pm
Trench_Coat BRONZE, PERU, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
"Promise me you'll survive.
That you won't give up,
no matter what happens,
no matter how hopeless"- Titanic

You did a good job. It sounds almost like a song. Keep on writing.

Angelinaxox said...
on Jan. 2 2016 at 8:33 pm
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I loved that joe