On days when I experience
an incredible sense of well-being
I long to preserve this feeling to
spritz myself with during
those all-too-frequent times when my
soul is blinded and beleaguered
by the twin demons of
depression and grief.
Trudging the road of recovery,
those lifelong companions are smaller and less
powerful than they once were,
lagging further behind all the time as my steps
become longer, confident, and healthier.
The dark days are fewer; I have done my
work well under the guidance of a Higher Power and
others who have walked this path previously.
I long for the day when contentment will be a