It presses in on you

It takes away your breath

It tells you to give in

To give up

That you can't go on

It's bigger than anything

But small enough to hide within your soul

It steals joy

It steals hope

It steals the very life within

Its a parasite

Eating you away

Its a roaring lion

Ripping you apart

It doesn't make sense

And it can't be explained

It tries to extinguish the light

To plunge you into night

Can anything defeat it?

Can anything set me free?



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