The Reality of Anxiety and Depression

Martha Lueck
2 min readJan 13, 2023

A Poem

Photo by Dmitry Ratushny on Unsplash

Recently, I was thinking about how to describe anxiety and depression in a poem. I hope this makes people who struggle with those conditions feel less alone. However, if the topic of mental illness triggers you, please read with discretion.

Stress
Heavy
Relentless
Anxiety
It’s all-consuming;
It makes your heart race fast.
There is no time to react.
All of your…

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Martha Lueck

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