Broken Compass - Raven Black (Poetry)

Updated: Sep 14, 2018

Prior to publication, Raven Black introduced her poem for us: "I wrote this to describe what depression feels like and how it affects the heart and the mind." It is powerful reading.

This ache, this ache

that dwells inside

leaves nothing for me

to run and hide.

It controls my mood

and clouds my mind,

it wears on my soul,

and leaves my

heart confined.

My compass is broken.

I can't trust my thoughts.

This sadness, I feel

has tied me up in knots.

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