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.

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



Martha Lueck

Published author | Freelance blogger for | Passionate about mental health and Jesus |