Poems For Describing Depression - Page 2

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  1. Chasing Sunsets

    • By Natalie Grace
    • Published: March 2016
    Unknown Struggle With Depression

    in Depression Poems by Teens

    Having depression and anxiety is like being thrown into a raging, surging ocean
    When you don't know how to swim.
    Meanwhile, the whole world expects you to keep swimming forward,
    To keep excelling and moving onward in this thing called life.

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    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 266
    • Rating 4.44
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    I am 17 years old and have been struggling with depression and anxiety for six years. The people who notice don't care enough to help me get help. I would love just for a day to get a...

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  2. The Darkness

    How Circumstances Can Change You

    in Depression Poems

    I had sight, but the darkness offers me no light.
    I had visions, but the darkness suppresses them.
    I had self-belief, but the darkness overshadows my confidence.
    I had freedom, but the darkness shackles me.

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    • Rating 4.07
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  4. Darkness

    Being In A Bout Of Depression

    in Depression Poems

    No words for a state that I cannot express
    Like gravity just holds me here in this mess
    An invisible force stealing my air
    A looming dark cloud and no one's aware

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    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 36
    • Rating 4.67
  5. Demons Inside

    • By Aimee Jones
    • Published: March 2017
    Trying To Explain Depression

    in Depression Poems

    It's hard to explain those
    demons inside,
    the daily struggle,
    the daily ride.

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    • Votes 368
    • Rating 4.48
    Featured Shared Story

    This poem really catches something in me. I'm 17 and have struggled with depression since I was around 12. Diagnosed when I was 15 and hospitalized twice for trying to end my life. Depression...

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  7. The War Within You

    • By Ryann A. Cave
    • Published: February 2018
    Overcoming Anger And Depression

    in Depression Poems

    Confusion sets in.
    My mind is a blur.
    Overthinking too much,
    So hard to endure.

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    • Votes 95
    • Rating 4.33
  8. I Do Feel Everything

    • By Jillian J.
    • Published: May 2020
    Not Being Able To Speak Out About My Depression

    in Depression Poems

    I feel like there is nowhere to go.
    I feel like I can't get out.
    I feel like there is no one I can show.
    I feel like I can't shout.

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    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 36
    • Rating 4.19
  9. Uninvited Guest

    • By Vicky
    • Published: October 2007

    in Mental Illness Poems

    Feel broken down, my body aches
    My heart it bleeds from past mistakes
    Can't stop the tears, they fall like rain
    The words are spinning 'round my brain...

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    • Votes 773
    • Rating 4.51
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    Short very rich in words, true, and to the point I love this poem, great Job!!!!!!

  10. Darkness

    • By Cassie
    • Published: June 2007

    in Depression Poems

    It's like a plague that never goes away,
    Or an animal and its prey.
    It waits...
    And waits...

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    • Favorited 47
    • Votes 620
    • Rating 4.23
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    Yes .very true..and other people think that you're weak minded..its been 2 years since my divorce. I was with my wife over 16 years ..I gave everything for her and my kids..but she said...

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  11. Indescribable

    • By Mack
    • Published: October 2015
    Poem About The Hate And Pain Of Depression

    in Depression Poems by Teens

    The burning hate,
    so severe, everlasting,
    the hate you take every day,
    that you absorb,

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    • Votes 48
    • Rating 4.06
    Featured Shared Story

    I am very touched by this poem . I have favored it and I will show it to others if asked about depression. Thank you!

  12. I'm The One To Blame

    What Other People Can't See

    in Depression Poems by Teens

    I smile and laugh wildly, having fun with my friends.
    They don't know what huge lie I have to pretend.
    To my friends, I'm the funny girl who's so full of life.
    They don't know how many times I'd held a bloody knife.

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    • Votes 246
    • Rating 4.60
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    They say "be happy." Do you really think I want to be happy? I do, but the cruel people in the world hate me. I try and try and try. But I always just let go. All my friends are so happy...

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