Depression Poems

Depression Poems

Depression has a different quality than the normal range of sadness that you may feel throughout the day. When you are depressed you do not feel like being with anybody. You either sleep way more than usual or you can hardly sleep at all. Similarly, your appetite is either nonexistent or increases dramatically. Your energy level goes way down and you have a feeling of hopelessness about life. As difficult as it may be it is important to get out of the house and get some help. You are not alone.

Sad Poems about Depression

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My Daughter's Tears

Until it affects someone we love,
We don't even know it's there.
It's really not our problem,
So why should we care.

The statistics are quite shocking,
One in four they say
Will …

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  • Rating: 4.59
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I wish my Mother was like this, if she knew this. I really love this poem as it gives sorrow.

Teardrops

The hurt in my eyes is all that has to be said
Sometimes I know I'm better off dead
The pain is the only thing I can feel
Knowing it's the one thing that's real
Behind all the games and …

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This is so deep. I felt this in another level. I have the same exact feelings sometimes.

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Struggling With Depression And Suicide Poem

Struggling with Depression & Suicide - A Personal Perspective
By Debbie Leads 8/10/03

Days of endless struggle
More hopeful pills today
Trying to appear 'normal'
In some sort of …

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  • Rating: 4.57
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I suffer with depression. I have had it since I was a little girl. A while back I had gotten depression pills but I never feel like taking them. I've felt this way for such a long time and this poem …

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  • by Vincent Ramos
  • Published: 2/11/2009
Taking It Day By Day

Each day I live, the pain consumes
What little sanity I have bloomed
Like walking in a cloud of fog
Falling down, sinking into smog

Life just seems grim
I think on a …

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  • Rating: 4.56
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Omg this explains exactly how I feel, I'm also very sorry you feel this way too. I hope you don't mind that I use this to tell my story, because that's how I feel...I know my life's a little …

  • by Alana
  • Published: 3/24/2010
Gone

I am gone.
I'm so far gone you wouldn't even know
So far gone I won't even show.
I'm so far gone and there's no way out
so far gone I just want to shout.
I'm so far gone you could …

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  • Rating: 4.55
Inside Out

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Outside lives a girl with a smile that will brighten up the room,
yet inside hides a girl with a frown full of despair.

Outside lives a girl with eyes of joy that brings you to ease,
yet …

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  • Rating: 4.54
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This poem describes me perfectly!

  • by Alicia Sanders
  • Published: 3/4/2008
My Closest Friend

My Closest Friend

The emptiness now becomes my closest friend,
To live each day as it passes just as lonely as the last,
The inside is crying hidden suddenly by the smile,
To feel …

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  • Rating: 4.51

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  • by Joshua Lawson
  • Published: 9/28/2008
Eternally Alone

where can I go?
how can I begin.
At 20 I'm still depressed
I tried taking my life at ten
I began hurting so long ago
I thought id be numb by now
but it gets worse. it feels
like …

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  • Rating: 4.49
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People like you are the reason I try to stay strong. Knowing I'm not the only one struggling for so so so long...it gives me hope that maybe one day I can overcome my depression. I have fallen into a …

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  • by Ethan Wulf
  • Published: 3/15/2009
Chronically Depressed, The Ending Start

I've written everything I have to say
But the words, they rot and fall away
So with a hole in the bottom, I'm stuck in the same boat as before
And slowly sinking just in sight of …

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You have no idea who I am, but if there is any way that you have seen this, or you will see this, I am asking you right now. I am a young kid, 15, and this poem really has touched me. I make music, …

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