By Michael W. Raley
I am a modern day knight on a quest
To eradicate this two-headed dragon of depression and anxiety.
This dragon at times seems formidable,
As I have been unable to vanquish it completely.
My armor and my mind have been pierced;
I feel exposed every time I go out to battle.
When my heart sinks before the dawn,
I know that day’s battle has been lost.
However, I will rise again tomorrow,
Armor on, sword by my side, and shield in my hand,
Determined to slay this beast.