Depression Poems by Teens

Depression Poems by Teens

Poems about Depression

Depression has become an epidemic amongst the teen population. Some of its prevalence can be blamed on hormonal changes as a teenager matures. However, the main reason for depression in teenagers is sadness felt as a result of struggling to get to know one's self and new intense feelings which are being felt for the first time.

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Depression Poetry 1-10 of 52

  • by Kasi
  • Published: Nov 2009
The Mask

I'm great, fine, spectacular. In a way
I relish every night, and I live every day.
I live, I laugh, I write, I sing,
I wonder what the new days will bring.…

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  • Stories 49
  • Emailed 39
  • Votes 897
  • Rating: 4.67
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I feel the same way too. Me and my boyfriend broke up and he moved on but I didn't move on I'm …

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Poem About The Harsh Truth Of Life With Depression
  • by Mn
  • Published: 8/29/2014
Who They Wanted Her To Be

She took a deep breath,
She counted to three
A picture in her head,
Of who they wanted me to be.…

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  • Stories 0
  • Emailed 0
  • Votes 76
  • Rating: 4.67

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  • by Emily
  • Published: Aug 2010
Nobody Knows

Nobody knows how different I am
The outside of me is not afraid
Not full of pain, or even ashamed
I smile and all of those ignorant fools believe…

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  • Stories 4
  • Emailed 1
  • Votes 129
  • Rating: 4.65
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This poem describes how I've felt for a long time.

  • by Marco Barnes
  • Published: Jan 2009
This Mirror

Another 24 hours poured into the cement
Living through another's persons regrets..
Just one piece of a puzzle, too big to comprehend
Cant see the end, left the lights on again…

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  • Stories 1
  • Emailed 5
  • Votes 113
  • Rating: 4.65
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wow this poem has touched me in many ways well its like my whole life put in only a few lines …

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  • by Grecia
  • Published: Aug 2011
Wrist Cutter

I slit my wrist to erase the pain,
you look at me, and think I'm insane,
my eyes turn red, bleeding my tears,
and still you try to protect me from my worst fears.…

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  • Stories 4
  • Emailed 6
  • Votes 381
  • Rating: 4.62
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I feel this way a lot of the time! This is bloody brilliant! For as long as you kept writing this, …

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Pain Poem
  • by Thalia
  • Published: Nov 2008
Lost

What do you call it when all you feel is pain?
When your loved ones look at you and all you feel is shame?
When your tired of living and playing this game?…

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  • Stories 55
  • Emailed 81
  • Votes 1393
  • Rating: 4.6
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Nice poem it really touched me because that's my life. 15 girls just gang up on me always and it's …

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Poem On Hiding Depression From Parents
  • by Miika
  • Published: Nov 2010
I'll Keep It Hidden

My world is falling, crumbling apart, life is meaningless & that's just the start
My hearts so sore, I can feel it breaking & I swear to god it leaves me shaking…

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  • Stories 37
  • Emailed 8
  • Votes 354
  • Rating: 4.57
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I can relate to this more than ever. I am so depressed but i never show it. I just want people to …

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  • by Sarah
  • Published: Mar 2011
State Of Mind

Depression is a state of mind
but remember my dear
it is a crime
to cut the throat of a beloved soul…

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  • Stories 0
  • Emailed 2
  • Votes 97
  • Rating: 4.56
Be There For Me Poem
Everyone Lies

you say your there for me
but when I really open up to you , you just don't want to see
you act like you care
but when I have these thoughts and break downs I ring and your never there…

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  • Stories 24
  • Emailed 24
  • Votes 368
  • Rating: 4.55
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I was raped 7 times at the age of 3 by my step-sister. My brother and father are both dead. I've …

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Mom
  • by Cassidy
  • Published: Mar 2011
Do You Care?

I sit and wait for you to be there
Sometimes I wonder if you even care?
I sit and I cry waiting for the end
All you do is sit there and pretend…

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  • Stories 15
  • Emailed 1
  • Votes 153
  • Rating: 4.55
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This poem relates so much. I've been dealing with depression for nearly 5 years. I struggle going …

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