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.

Advertisement

1 - 10 of 59

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....

Read Complete Poem

  • Stories 4
  • Emailed 0
  • Votes 945
  • Rating 4.65
Latest Shared Story

Hey, Elizabeth..... I understand how you feel and though I am no one to ask this of you.....but please do not give up.....hold on.......good things come by.........but again I am a total...

Read complete story

  • 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....

Read Complete Poem

  • Stories 52
  • Emailed 39
  • Votes 1677
  • Rating 4.63
Latest Shared Story

This is me. Literally. I'm 13 and I already have so many masks. The happy one. The laughing one. The school-was-good-mom one. I dread being alone because then all of my thought just pour out,...

Read complete story

Advertisement

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...

Read Complete Poem

  • Stories 43
  • Emailed 8
  • Votes 519
  • Rating 4.61
Latest Shared Story

I am 13 and I tried several times to tell my family how I feel. They didn't understand how I felt. I am in seventh grade and I act differently now. My grades are constantly dropping and...

Read complete story

  • By Sarah
  • Published: March 2011
Confused

Do you think it's possible for a heart to cry?
Do you think I could just turn the truth into a lie?
Do you believe to leave the past behind?
Do you believe you can see but still be blind?...

Read Complete Poem

  • Stories 1
  • Emailed 3
  • Votes 100
  • Rating 4.60
Latest Shared Story

I have been Sexually abused by my grandfather for 3 years now. People shove me in the hall, calling me these cruel names. "Worthless" "Fat" "Pathetic" All I want is for one day not to be...

Read complete story

Advertisement

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?...

Read Complete Poem

  • Stories 55
  • Emailed 81
  • Votes 1841
  • Rating 4.59
Latest Shared Story

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...

Read complete story

  • 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....

Read Complete Poem

  • Stories 5
  • Emailed 6
  • Votes 609
  • Rating 4.59
Latest Shared Story

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...

Read complete story

  • 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...

Read Complete Poem

  • Stories 5
  • Emailed 1
  • Votes 487
  • Rating 4.58
Latest Shared Story

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...

Read complete story

  • 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...

Read Complete Poem

  • Stories 4
  • Emailed 5
  • Votes 196
  • Rating 4.57
Latest Shared Story

This sounds like it could be a song. I Love it! :)

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...

Read Complete Poem

  • Stories 13
  • Emailed 16
  • Votes 502
  • Rating 4.56
Latest Shared Story

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,...

Read complete story

Poem About The Pain Behind A Smile
Don't Judge A Girl By What She Lets You See

If I told you I was okay, would you believe me or even care?
Can you see the strong upheld girl who is always happy?
Or can you see the darkness and sadness that overtakes her?
When you look into her eyes can you see the pain or the horror?

Read Complete Poem

  • Stories 0
  • Emailed 0
  • Votes 38
  • Rating 4.55

Advertisement

1 - 10 of 59

Back to Top