Depression Poems

Poems about Loneliness and Depression

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.

Advertisement

1 - 10 of 56

Poem About Demons Inside
  • By Olivia B
  • Published: September 2015
Demons Of Darkness

She stood on the bridge
In silence and fear
For the demons of darkness
Had driven her here

Read Complete Poem

  • Stories 9
  • Emailed 5
  • Favorited 104
  • Votes 1455
  • Rating 4.64
Latest Shared Story

This is an amazing poem. I really can relate to it, as I have only realized that I have had depression for half my life now!! Keep writing; you are amazing.

Advertisement

Poem About The Oppression Of Depression
  • By Erik Whitehead
  • Published: August 2015
From Oppression Comes Light

Depression is oppression.
It's a deadly hidden message
Defined by self-hate.
It seals its prisoner's fate.

Read Complete Poem

  • Stories 3
  • Emailed 2
  • Favorited 28
  • Votes 419
  • Rating 4.58
Latest Shared Story

I can empathize with the author. Life isn't always easy. Sometimes life throws things at us from all directions at one time until we wilt into a ball and shut ourselves away from the world....

Read complete story

Poem About Depression And Pain
  • By Melisa Bernards
  • Published: February 2015
Behind The Mask

Hiding the hurt, hiding the pain
Hiding the tears that fall like rain.
Saying I'm fine, when I'm anything but.
This ache in my soul rips at my gut.

Read Complete Poem

  • Stories 23
  • Emailed 5
  • Favorited 100
  • Votes 1742
  • Rating 4.58
Latest Shared Story

Shane,
Do you know how badly I have wanted to collaborate with someone to put music to my stuff? It's something I have always wanted to do! If you turn it in to a song you have to...

Read complete story

Advertisement

Struggling With Depression And Suicide

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

Days of endless struggle...

Read Complete Poem

  • Stories 32
  • Emailed 72
  • Favorited 36
  • Votes 1770
  • Rating 4.57
Latest Shared Story

I feel your pain. I know what it's like to pretend you're this nice person but in reality you're just hiding the pain away, fighting back tears, and pretending like nothing ever happened. I...

Read complete story

Reaching Out For Someone To Care
  • By Joel
  • Published: September 3, 2016
Worth

It's hard sometimes to say exactly what I'm worth.
Sometimes even harder dealing with the hurt.

To feel like no one's there during all my pain.

Read Complete Poem

  • Stories 0
  • Emailed 1
  • Favorited 13
  • Votes 170
  • Rating 4.57
Poem About PTSD
  • By Tonya
  • Published: April 2015
Broken

If I turned around and walked away, would you notice I'm gone,
Would you even care?
When you look at me, do you see the smile on my face,
Or do you see the tears I fight to hold inside?

Read Complete Poem

  • Stories 9
  • Emailed 1
  • Favorited 32
  • Votes 903
  • Rating 4.57
Latest Shared Story

I understand what you're going through. I myself have walked out of class and no one has cared.

Advertisement

Poem About Winning The Battle Over Self-Destruction
  • By Laura R
  • Published: October 2015
Scars

Here on my arm lies a mark that I made.
When I was so low I cut with a blade
To punish my body for being a mess,
Though here is my testament, I must confess...

Read Complete Poem

  • Stories 2
  • Emailed 0
  • Favorited 37
  • Votes 462
  • Rating 4.55
Latest Shared Story

Hi, thank you so much for your comment on my poem. It means a lot, particularly as I wrote this poem during one of the darkest periods in my life. Thank you also for sharing your story with...

Read complete story

  • By Mania Jankowski
  • Published: June 2011
Sweet Agony

What do you see when you look in my eyes?
A freak? A nameless being?
Or maybe simply another face in the endless sea of people
What do I see when I look at myself in the mirror?...

Read Complete Poem

  • Stories 8
  • Emailed 10
  • Favorited 15
  • Votes 283
  • Rating 4.54
Latest Shared Story

The line that struck me the most was "locked in with no hope to escape" I bet lots of people could agree with this line. I was able to relate and connect to this poem because recently I just...

Read complete story

  • By Vincent Ramos
  • Published: February 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...

Read Complete Poem

  • Stories 17
  • Emailed 62
  • Favorited 27
  • Votes 1056
  • Rating 4.53
Latest Shared Story

Hi Anamika!
I'm really sorry that you have to go through the same thing that I've had to struggle with. You're right! It can be very awkward to tell your parents about your depression!...

Read complete story

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....

Read Complete Poem

  • Stories 19
  • Emailed 29
  • Favorited 9
  • Votes 973
  • Rating 4.52
Latest Shared Story

What a trigger, it made me cry. Amazing poem, I loved it. No matter how many times I've tried to explain it to my mother, she never understood and it always ended in a fight. Five years...

Read complete story

1 - 10 of 56

Back to Top