STOP Teen Suicide Poems

Poems by Teens about Suicide

The most heartbreaking sadness of all. How depressed and alone must a person feel to contemplate taking this drastic step. When a person feels that he has lost all control of his life, he may contemplate suicide. It is often a cry for help, the only way to make the world take them seriously. Sadly enough, attempted suicides are often seen as the only effective method to help a person get the help they need. For this reason people who feel that they have exhausted all other options may make a suicide attempt.

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I'm Standing Here At Your Grave Crying
  • By Julie Bell
  • Published: July 2011
Zack

Remember that day
Back in the fall of '01?
I ran down that hill
Ready for my first

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  • Rating 4.66
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I've been in this situation before. I got help luckily. I'm very sorry for Zach. I'm not a kind of guy that cries, but this poem did. Is it bad I want it to be fake? Hope you're ok. Please...

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  • By Coran Darling
  • Published: July 2011
Scarlet Tears

Fires ablaze within my eyes,
A smile concealing all my lies,
Screaming, begging, calling out,
A final, frantic, desperate, shout....

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  • Rating 4.65
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I just want to say that although this has ever happened to me I want you to know that your poetry is amazing, heartfelt, and some of the best I have ever read. Keep writing, I know personally...

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  • By Natalie Mervin
  • Published: October 2012
Complications

Do you wanna know her?
Do you wanna try?
Her life's a little complicated
Let me tell you why,...

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  • Votes 393
  • Rating 4.65
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This poem has touched my heart, I connect to it in a lot of ways. I used to be that girl. Life hasn't gotten any easier, it has gotten worse, but instead of giving in, I have learned new ways...

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Poem How To Stop A Friend From Suicide
Don't Let It Come To This

The pain is so strong that I can't bare
It's clear God isn't answering my prayer
Another pitiful attempt to clear my head
My tears stain the silky material of my bed...

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  • Rating 4.64
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I can, sadly, relate to this. My crush tried to kill himself twice, both times going to the hospital. This story brought tears to my eyes since it hit close to home. The worst part is, he...

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  • By Emily
  • Published: September 2011
My Best-Worst Friend...The Razor Blade

I may be metal and have no heart
But in your life I have become a part
As I carve and carve at your tender wrist
I feel in your brain there must be a twist...

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  • Votes 323
  • Rating 4.63
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Well, I'm afraid that's the truth about your poem. You reveal on poetical way my thoughts and feelings. I would like to write poems but I don't have talent. I sometimes carve my skin too...

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  • By Christin Marie Paquette
  • Published: January 2013
Final Place

In a dark place, with a sad face,
Soaked by rain, there she lay slain.

A mother cried out,...

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  • Votes 136
  • Rating 4.58
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It was beautifully written and made me very sad. My brother committed suicide. I have decided .... life is the positivity that we make it and to LEAVE ALL ALONE whom do not serve us well

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Suicide Regret
  • By Kylie (Drumchick)
  • Published: September 2011
What Have I Done?

I lay on the floor,
She walks through the door.
What have I done?
...

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  • Rating 4.57
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I've overdosed 6 times. Over being abused and getting raped. Watching my mom, brother, sister, and best friend die. I couldn't take it. I cut everyday. I've been to a mental institution. I've...

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Best Friend Committed Suicide
  • By Abby Miller
  • Published: March 2012
May Eleventh

It started out quiet
Like a dull hum
Then grew like cancer
Till my body was numb...

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  • Rating 4.56
Sister's Suicide
  • By L. Shay
  • Published: December 2007
Last Love

I loved this boy, I loved him so,
I can't believe he let me go.
He sat this girl upon his knee
and said he chose her instead of me....

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  • Rating 4.55
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I see how she felt. I was a victim of bullying. They made me feel worthless and I couldn't speak for myself. They called me cruel names, and I tried to numb the pain, it was just so hard. I...

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