Crusted Gaze

Depression ragesDepression
Strangling sanity’s loose hold
Sleep eludes the night
Cowering away daylight
Leaves all but a crusted gaze

©2010-2011 Michael Yost

8 responses to “Crusted Gaze

  1. An effective, short and succinct poem with great lines, that cleverly sum up depression – from one who knows.


  2. Brilliant..
    I have experienced crusted gazes during exams…
    Very well written 🙂


  3. so many of us know this. Even today…..xxxj


  4. Oooommmm! Om Mani Padme Hum … Well, I have to do something to offset the insanity. Well done. You did capture those moments just they way they are.


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