Suicide Note (I)

By Doom Mantra

The swing of the rope is like a lullaby in my closet. A formal invitation to an eternity of silence. I'm fond of music, I am, but the symphony of life is so harrowing. How can I stand to hear the mocking choir of love? The cacophony of rejection? The aria of your lovely voice, it grabs too roughly at the heart.

The lyrics are nonsense and promises and insults. I wish I was deaf, but I can only be mute. I'm drowned out and I must scream or escape. I guess I will whisper into the noose in my bedroom. It's the only place I can hear my own voice for the last time.

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Copyright 2020 Doom Mantra
Published on Tuesday, February 25, 2020.     Filed under: "Depressed" and "Journal"

Author's Note:

Prose? Oct. 2019
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  • Purposelessness On Friday, March 20, 2020, Purposelessness (165)By person wrote:

    Ugh so good, this gave me chills and I felt it from the first few words. Hold on.

  • ladislaus On Tuesday, February 25, 2020, ladislaus (17)By person wrote:

    Dunno what to say except I feel you. Loneliness is a bitch I've yet to conquer. A voice haunts me and I try to strike a balance between my love of life and my depression. Mostly I feel positive vibes but it still stings.

  • Lux On Tuesday, February 25, 2020, Lux (306)By person wrote:

    This was fitting for far too many things to name. I'll leave you with a quote: Don't you ever tame your demons, but always keep them on a leash.

  • 13sonsofgod On Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 13sonsofgod (751)By person wrote:

    It's never easy...for i have tasted this same loss... so we will tell you what we know and you will understand....you are much stronger than you yet realize......sending, peace of mind, and heart unto you.. cutting deeply here....13......

  • River Lily On Tuesday, February 25, 2020, River Lily (1150)By person wrote:

    Well since this says it was written in October 2019, that makes me feel better..cause look at you still fighting and surviving and sharing it all with us :) Nicely penned Scholar

  • Doom Mantra On Tuesday, February 25, 2020, Doom Mantra (36)By person wrote:

    Thank you so much. I actually had a rough episode today, so this piece was particularly fitting. I am still trying my damndest, though.

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