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  1. Worry Is The Game

    • By Tiff W
    • Published: April 2015
    Poem About Struggling With Anxiety

    in Mental Illness Poems

    I sit here and feel so alone.
    Things in my mind broken.
    Home doesn't feel like home.

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    This hit deeply. I suffer from so many mental health problems. I seem to be declining now. I'm lower than I have ever been. This poem put it in perspective and words I can't figure out that I...

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  2. Anxiety

    • By Jade .S. Aka Shane
    • Published: March 2015
    Poem About How Anxiety Feels

    in Teen Mental Illness Poems

    Chest tightens,
    Gets hard to breathe.
    My only escape
    Is when I drug myself to sleep.

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    I started having depression when I was only 5 through right now, but this teacher told me I am still able to make new steps, so I'm here to thank him.

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  4. Another Trigger

    • By Jim D. Prime
    • Published: December 9, 2020
    Living With Anxiety

    in Mental Illness Poems

    A storm is coming, my chest is tightening and it's hard to breathe.
    Like a giant noose, life is smothering me.
    I would do anything to not feel this pain.
    Make it stop, I want to laugh again.

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    • Rating 4.43
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  5. The Fire

    Poem About Anxiety

    in Teen Mental Illness Poems

    The fire that rages
    from within my rib cage is
    weakening the bones
    that should make me strong.

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  7. Music Of Wakefulness

    Experiencing Insomnia

    in Mental Illness Poems

    It is in the dark of night
    When insomnia sings me awake
    To the tune of lullabies
    And the rhythm of mindful blight.

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    I love the intimacy between the poet and these "hindrances." The relationship between nature, insomnia and anxiety around the poet at first is inviting, and calming. It isn't until daylight,...

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  8. Every Day Is A Fight With Anxiety

    • By Alisha M. Davies
    • Published: March 2018
    Living In The World Of Severe Anxiety

    in Mental Illness Poems

    Anxiety grabs me by the throat,
    Almost like grabbing a man's balls.
    It hurts deep into your stomach,
    Churning your belly down.

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    • Rating 4.53
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    Hi! My name is Jun. I've also been struggling with anxiety since I was 10. Sometimes I find it hard to express how I felt back them. Reading this poem of yours has made me feel more grateful...

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  9. Anxiety

    • By Kristal McDolgle
    • Published: September 2015
    Poem About Social Anxiety

    in Teen Mental Illness Poems

    Anxiety,
    I'm miserable because of you,
    making plans and not following through.

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    I actually struggle with minor social anxiety and this really is how it is. I have scars on my arm from where I scratched it off in a panic attack about people looking at me. To be honest,...

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  10. Take A Step Back

    Calming Poem For Overcoming Anxiety

    in Courage Poems

    Take a step back,
    Learn how to breathe.
    Take a step back
    And just be.

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    My brother's death changed my life. For the longest time I couldn't see death in a movie without bawling. It forever changed me. It still does. I can be walking down the street and all of a...

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