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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  • By Emily
  • Published: August 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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  • Rating 4.68
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This poem describes how I've felt for a long time.

  • By Kasi
  • Published: November 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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  • Rating 4.66
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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 still here trying to figure out why. So early we just started dating two days later he says I'm...

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  • By Marco Barnes
  • Published: January 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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  • Rating 4.66
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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 that's crazy and I hope I can hear more poems from Marco Barnes like this one

Poem About The Harsh Truth Of Life With Depression
  • By Mn
  • Published: August 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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  • Rating 4.64
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This touched me. I had depression too, legal drugs helped. Prayer and friends helped too. Thanks for letting me share this. Good luck.

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  • By Grecia
  • Published: August 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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  • Votes 423
  • Rating 4.61
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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, I will read them <3

Pain Poem
  • By Thalia
  • Published: November 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?
when you know your life is meaningless and your the only one to blame?...

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  • Votes 1459
  • Rating 4.60
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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 harder when there's nobody to talk to. So here's a tip just move on in life and stand up to...

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Mom
  • By Cassidy
  • Published: March 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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  • Votes 164
  • Rating 4.58
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This poem relates so much. I've been dealing with depression for nearly 5 years. I struggle going to school and I always stay in bed but my mum doesn't seem to notice how bad it is. I've...

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  • By Madison
  • Published: June 2012
An Escape

I know this isn't what you wanted.
Not what you intended.
You just wanted an escape
got tired of the weight....

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  • Rating 4.58
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You carry a very heavy feeling that haunts you everyday, but it came to the time where you had a lot to say.
Nobody to trust, nobody to talk to.
Nobody that you thought cared,...

Poem On Hiding Depression From Parents
  • By Miika
  • Published: November 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
Late at night till early in the morning, lying in bed eyes wide open. Didn't sleep last night, like all the others, instead I just lie crying in the covers
Quick, wipe away all the tears before they come near. must hide this depression & the feelings of fear...

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  • Votes 383
  • Rating 4.56
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I can relate Hun... I feel what you're feeling. When you're depressed you feel as though nobody will ever understand and hiding it with the smile is a way of keeping them out. There's a God...

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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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