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Words for the Moment

Despair
Disillusion
Futility
Hopelessness
Dread
Anxiety
Anhedonia
Inevitable
Doom
Spiral
Fear
Isolation
Emptiness
Fate
Disjointed
Disaffected
Melancholy
Brain
Mind
Head
Sludge
Mire
Morass
Whirlpool
Darkness
Anguish
Joyless
Grim
Sad
Angst
Torment
Debilitating
Numb
Paralyzed
Annihilation
Wretched
Turbulence
Apprehension
Negativity
Helpless
Worthless
Morose
Moribund
Gloomy

All of them combined describe the state of the world, not so much the state of my mind. The variations on them work as well and I’m sure many people can expand on the list. The problem isn’t my thoughts or feelings. The problem is the state of the world and the fact that so many of us distract ourselves with moronic, inconsequential nonsense to make it through the day. It’s understandable, but ultimately pointless.

© 2022 Jeff E. Brown. All rights reserved.

By jebrownwriter

Houston, TX-based Writer and Photographer. Proud pet rescuer who spends nearly all his money on them.

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