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 by Teens 1 - 10 of 54

  • 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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  • Stories 50
  • Emailed 39
  • Votes 1342
  • Rating 4.65
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I feel like running away from myself, as if somebody is taking over my thinking, who could this be? My shoulders feel tight and holding the pain everyday, this pain is taking control and my...

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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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  • Stories 2
  • Emailed 0
  • Votes 399
  • Rating 4.63
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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 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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  • Stories 3
  • Emailed 5
  • Votes 174
  • Rating 4.62
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This is how I feel everyday thanks for putting it into words.

  • 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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  • Votes 369
  • Rating 4.61
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I was drafted into this war at the age of twelve. Now, I'm 31, and the mother of 3 beautiful daughters. My oldest is twelve. I pray they are better than me at holding on to their own...

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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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  • Stories 5
  • Emailed 6
  • Votes 497
  • Rating 4.60
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I think that this poem is very touching in a way that a lot of people wouldn't understand. Some people might even read this and find it disturbing and dark. But to people who have truly gone...

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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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  • Stories 55
  • Emailed 81
  • Votes 1619
  • Rating 4.59
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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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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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  • Stories 39
  • Emailed 8
  • Votes 419
  • Rating 4.57
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I'm 13 and I relate to this so much, I'm currently battling depression and don't feel as though I can tell anyone about it.

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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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  • Stories 16
  • Emailed 1
  • Votes 183
  • Rating 4.55
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This poem relates to not only my life but also relates to many teens in the world. It's sad to have a parent that doesn't realize that your you are depressed, and some teens wonder how do I...

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Family Doesn't Care Poem
  • By Alkiera
  • Published: March 2011
You Don't Understand

you don't understand
you never do
I try to explain
but I can't get through to you...

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  • Stories 13
  • Emailed 16
  • Votes 416
  • Rating 4.55
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I really connected to this poem. I have attempted suicide countless times, and have many many scars all over my body. I have a past that's very terrifying. But as long as you have someone,...

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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 393
  • Rating 4.53
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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 been abused, enslaved. I attempted suicide at least 13 times, now I helped the girl I love go...

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