No Pain

Last night

rotted by toxins

the branch broke.

I would not have believed

that all these years of ache and tears

could be so briskly whisked away

by the last straw,

yet today

the wound

leaves no pain.

.

I haven’t posted here since the first of January; my depression has been so severe that I didn’t feel able to write. Suddenly, big changes have come into force. This post is to reassure you that I’m still breathing, and the air is clean.

©Jane Paterson Basil

 

 

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12 thoughts on “No Pain

    1. Sometimes it’s like tunnel; you feel as if it will never end, then one day you suddenly see the light in the distance. It happened exactly like that for me when I was in my 20s and suffering severe post-natal depression.

      I truly hope you see that light soon.

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    1. The cause of the depression is gone since I took out a restraining order on one of my children, since there was no other option left to me. It might be a while before I fully recover, but I’m on my way 🙂

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