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Void by Michael Anderson

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Oh my word. This is pure magnificence. I can't think of any more to say than that. My heart goes out to the author.
i loved your poem and thought it was really personal and it prolly took alot to put it on the net. thank u soooo much great poem!
WOW! is pretty much all i can say. WoW!
I really connected with your poem. i feel the same things everyday. i think about the same things. your poem was very touching. i have many poems just liek yours that i am just to afraid to post but your poem has given me cofidence and i would liek to thank you for that. so thanks
WOW. that just made my jaw drop. you really have a talent. good job!
This poem struck me right through the heart. I felt every word you said and was taken down by depression as i read this poem. This is one of my favorite poems, thank you for broadening my horizons
This poem touches the depths of my soul. As I read your poem. it felt as though it was written especially for me as I know the precise feelings expressed and you expressed them with such intensity. Very well written.
I was very impressed with this poem. Not only does it describe depression perfectly but it flowed and rhymed all the way through
this poem was very inspiring, it has touched and moved me, making my day.
I think it honestly rocks. keep up your expressions. it will do you well!
Good job!
hey. ur poem has really touched. i truly agree with whatever u've written because even at some point of life i've felt the same. speechless !
Void is a masterpiece. and may i suggest making a song from it. I loved it from start to finish!
This poem was incredible. Your vocabulary is extensive and how you put it into your poem gives it more meaning. I am truly touched by your work.
wow, your poem is unlike any other i have read. Your word usage is unbelieveable. Keep writting because you are one of the few that can create poetry with such a passion.
I am a poem junkie and to read something so touching that really touches home to me, gives me more strength to move on with each new day of my life. I greatly apreciate your words of choice. Thanks!
its a very deep poem. more than words can explain. it touched me and i really think it came from a beautiful mind which was hurt to many times. i think also that the poem is very lyrical. peace
I'm speechless. I don't know you but somehow I don't feel so inadequate. I don't feel so alone. Thank you for making my night. I'll never forget your words. Forever greatful…
Giving Poe a run for his money.
I just wanted to say this is one of the BEST poems I have read. It explained my life in whole. Thanks
i loved your poem it filled my heart with tears. Your poem has inspired many people and will probley help them relize the true meanings of life.
Thank you for your perfectly expressed emotion. With my love on nightshift, you express 'exactly' how I'm feeling. Keep Writing & publish*
Michael, How can I possibly express what this poem means to me. You have so much talent. Your poem touched me so much because I can relate to it and being a poet myself, I know that need to put things into words. Thank you for posting this on the web.
Amen, your poem is wonderful, it depicted for the less articulate what we feel. thank you
I almost cannot think of what to say besides my eyes blurred from tears while I was reading your poem. So much pain and I can only think who could have made you feel this way. Your writing is immaculate and so sorrowful that it touched my heart.
wow! This is amazing! I love it so much! It explains me! There is nothin ot say except wow!
Your peom is perfectly understood, all of your emotions seems to be parallel with mine. It is great!
Your poem is beautiful! My boyfriend is having a rough time with depression and your words really touched my heart. Thank you..
Brill! I hope you dont mind if I use this in my drama exam. We are doing a play on depression. Very good rhyming. consider writing more.
Wow. That's all I can really say, it fits what depression feels like so completely.
i think your poem was beautiful, and im sure it will touch the heartsof everyone who reads it
Thank you Michael for sharing your emotions. I really enjoyed your poem and hope that you have filled that void.
All I can say is that you can express yourself very well. The way you weave your thoughts into words is amazing.. Keep writing
Wow! This poem just left me totaly speechless! Finaly someone knows how I feel and feels the same thing! Thank you so much for sharing this with us. NEver stop writing. you have a great gift that only a few are blessed with.
Oh my gosh.. that poem was so good. It just made me feel that like i wasnt the only one out there feeling alone and scarred and unwanted. Thanks so much for posting that!
the rythme of your poetry is astounding, the way it flows is beautiful. your word choice outdoes that of any other poem on this site.
this poem is very good. you have a lot of talent!
Great poem. Straight to the point!
thanks for the poem, now i have something to write for my health project due on monday :)
This poem really reminded me of myself and i know what's its like to think you're the only person who feels that way.
Wonderful Poem!!
you have expressed emotions that have been residing deep inside of me for quite some time now. when i read this poem, i felt as if something inside of me had been unleashed. i actually got something from reading it and i will continue to reflect upon my own self thanks to your writing.
I live that everyday.
The poem was me
I Write Poems similar to this and I understand how this person is feeling.It's a very good poem that came from the emptiness he felt.
your poem has much meaning.
This is a great poem. I wish I could tell everyone in the world about it. It is wonderful.
I cried when I read this poem, as I relate to how the Author feels, much of this poem is how I feel.
i have to say that i like your title,it makes sense
I know exactly what your saying. I feel like you just said every thing that I've felt in my life. I also wanted to say that I dragged my self into a bottemless pit of depression and I thought that I would never escape. But one day I made a friend who opened my eyes and I saw the light. I saw just how happy I could be. Then I moved away from that friend and I got really sad again.Just as it started to get really bad I rembered that I don't need someone to understand me, but I need to understand myself. Well I have to go for now i hope that this will help you when your feeling blue.
i adore you're poem void. i'm a poetry writer too...mostly derpessiing. your poem held a lot of meaning and is by far my new favorite. nothing explains depression better than that poem. thank you so much for writing it.
So far out of all the poems I've read in this site i have found that your poem is one of the best. Keep writing your feelings down because everything that comes from your heart counts!
I feel the same way, but I dont think I can express as well, thank you for saying what i can not.
I was touched by this poem. I never thought someone else could feel the same way I do. Reading this poem, was like reading into my thoughts. Thank you so much for sharing this with us.
I Don't know what to say... You have a beautiful gift in writing. Because you can touch so many with this ability to express your feelings, You will never be a "simple void". Thank you