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Alone in my mind
I have died a thousand times in my mind, the whole world left behind.
I have fought and cried inside my soul, buried secrets nobody should know.
I have entered a world no outsider can see, filled with depression and fear as a need.
I have battled anxiety to the point of no return, thought it would subside with all I have learned
Can't drive or live or work or breathe, without the fear of all I need.
I can't breathe
Shake like an earthquake, run laps in my mind.
Trying to leave all the pain behind.
I can't deny the truth when the lies come out.
From a pill in my hand to razor no doubt.
The only thing keeping me alive.
Is love for my family and a need to survive.
Fear growing with every day, is this the end or just my grave.