There Is No Respite
Author: Hope


There is always two
Doing this battle inside
Which one will win
Neither one can decide

Over and over again
All this internal chatter
No one could hear
So why would it matter

Those manic highs
Into a depressed state
Moods poles apart
High and low fluctuate

The ups and downs
Its a roller coaster ride
After flying so high
Again there's a flip-side

Changing everyday
In another mood swing
There is no respite
From the rapid cycling


Comments on this poem/writing:

Bipedalguy ( -- Wednesday, November 21 2007, 11:16 pm


Manic depression, or Bipolar disorder, is a sad condition. I know a few with it. I don't think I've had a manic day in my life. I've been at the other end of the scale enough though. Your poem describes the illness wery well.
Great write!
Hope ( -- Thursday, November 22 2007, 05:27 pm

There Is No Respite

Thank you Bipedalguy , this was written regarding my son , he was recently diagnosed with Emotionally unstable Personality Disorder much the same traits as Borderline Personality Disorder
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