Where Do I Go?

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January 4, 2016
surrounded by fog, where do i go

Have you been there? Completely surrounded by fog, while still in your human body? The first question that always pops into my mind is “where do I go?”. All logic, all reasoning, any hope of action eludes me. But then, there is a beam of light that shines ever so gently onto your brow, and with that warmth, brings ecstasy. 


Where do I go when surrounded by fog
so dense I can hardly breathe?  
Repulsively palpable – my lungs filled with smog,  
so lost – nobody will grieve.    

Impossible to tell  
whether it’s day or its night.  
Fear washes over  
that I’ve seen my last light.  

Bruised and bloody –   
I’m losing this fight.  
Weary legs carry  
me further on this plight.  
Deeper into madness  
until I vanish from sight.  

When in my darkest moment  
unexpected delight.  
A reassuring voice whispers  
“You’ll be alright”.  
Holding me close  
in her arms, I’m wrapped tight.  
My hope now restored;  
she’s banished my fright.  
We ascend from the fog:  
soar to great heights.    

How do I convey this feeling so grand?  
ecstasy with each breath I take.  
Clarity, levity, I now understand;  
happiness is my will to make.  

~A. Hanna

Poem published in Here It Goes. If you want a copy of Here It Goes, my first published volume of works, click here to get it on Amazon.

Alex Hanna

Alex Hanna

By day, Alex works as a technologist. By night, he runs Challenge the Storm. Suffering from depression and anxiety, himself, he dedicates every day to help one single person. Something as small as putting a smile on someone else's face may have a bigger impact than you think.

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