Category: Volume XV: Quietus – Verse on Depression


  • Quietus: Poem II
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    Quietus: Poem II

    O’God, O’God—Of Awe & Might;Have Thou let us out of thine sight? O’God, When shalt Thou take away that Gift you gave me once to strive? ‘Proaching the darkest verge of Life,On which our splendour fades away. There’s no escaping the pain we keep; That pain I keep, That’s keeping me, Unalive, Undying, Unbound, Unfree,Perpetually […]

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  • Quietus: Poem I
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    Quietus: Poem I

    One day will come, & I will die; Though… if I can have one friend, By my own side until the end;To hold me—gently—as I die,Then mourn me, dearly, surely Imight have not chose to die at all. One day, I know, I’ll cease the fight, & quit that endless callous day, That keeps my […]

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