Hiding the hurt, hiding the pain,
Hiding the tears that fall like rain.
Saying I'm fine when I'm anything but.
This ache in my soul rips at my gut.
Poems For Describing Depression
Published: July 2017
20 Poems To Explain Depression
Depression and sadness are not the same. We all experience sadness from time to time, but those feelings go away within a short period of time. Depression is a diagnosable condition characterized by a prolonged feeling of sadness and loss of interest in things that were once enjoyable. It can also have lasting symptoms such as changes in sleep, energy level, and concentration. The United States has one of the highest depression rates in the world, and women are more likely to suffer from this than men.
For someone who has never experienced depression, it can be challenging to understand. These poems provide a glimpse of what it’s like to fight against this condition. It becomes all-consuming and affects every aspect of a person’s life.
If you suspect you or someone you love is dealing with depression, please reach out to get help. Know that you are not alone. Hundreds of millions of people around the world are fighting depression every day.
1 - 10 of 20
Poem About Depression And Pain
Hiding the hurt, hiding the pain,Featured Shared Story
I have been depressed and down into a pit of darkness for years now. I have family who care about me, but I shut them out 'cause I'm so out of control that my demons have taken over my life....
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 you're tired of living and playing this game?
When you know your life is meaningless and you're the only one to blame?Featured Shared Story
Sadly, nowadays that's how a good bit of the world's population describes how they feel and the thoughts on their emotional state about their life in general. It's sad. It's NOT you it's...
Loved Ones Not Understanding Your Depression
You would never know it,
The constant pain I feel,
Because in the light of day
It almost isn't real.Featured Shared Story
For me, depression starts at teenage times. I am 14 years old, and yes, I struggled from it too, but I believe there is a reason in everything. You change a lot once you get really hurt, and...
Finding Hope To Overcome Depression
Depression is oppression.
It's a deadly hidden message
Defined by self-hate.
It seals its prisoner's fate.Featured Shared Story
This poem is very well written and it gave me chills because of how amazing it is. I'm going through these poems in search of one to use for prose and poetry, an academic event, i take part...
Poem About Depression And Self-Image Issues
It is the darkest, deepest place one can travel to alone,
A solo journey filled with struggles and groans.
Every day is a new battle against the same foe,
But the enemy fights back with psychological blows.Featured Shared Story
This is an awesome poem! This is how I feel most days.
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...Featured Shared Story
Short very rich in words, true, and to the point I love this poem, great Job!!!!!!
It's like a plague that never goes away,
Or an animal and its prey.
And waits...Featured Shared Story
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...
Trying To Explain Depression
It's hard to explain those
the daily struggle,
the daily ride.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...
1 - 10 of 20