Depression Poem by Teens

I wrote this poem because I feel sad a lot and I don't know why I mean I have friends, family, good health, and love. Even thinking of those didn't make me happy.

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I think that people especially adults think that teenagers that are feeling depressed is just a stage and that we are all the same and sometimes we aren't sometimes some things are just...

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Like Every Other Teenager

© more by Nicole Brown

Published: December 2009

I ask you to give me a good reason to be happy.
You say family is a good reason.
I say maybe for you and some.
Famliy doesn't make me happy.
You say friends.
I say maybe for you and some.
Friends don't make me happy.
You say good health.
I say maybe for you and some.
But, not for me.
You say love.
I say love may make you happy but not me.
I say it is totally worthless. 
I will be like every other teenager I will just pretend to be happy even though I'm not at all.
You say well if that is what makes you happy then do it.
I say but it doesn't make me happy at all.

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  • Elena by Elena, SC
  • 10 years ago

I think that people especially adults think that teenagers that are feeling depressed is just a stage and that we are all the same and sometimes we aren't sometimes some things are just bothering us and we just don't know how to handle it.

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