I jumped, you caught me.
I laughed, you joked.
I was down, you picked me up.
I crumbled, you glued me back together.
STOP Suicide Poems
Poems about Suicide and Depression
When a family member commits suicide, the entire family is plunged into confusion and grief. Life is instinctually valued by all of life's creatures. Even a blade of grass or flower fights for the privilege of life. When someone close to you voluntarily ends their lives, your entire value system is thrown into question. Family members may also be consumed with guilt, thinking that they somehow should have seen the signs that led to the individual's suicide. Group therapy with others who have experienced this trauma as well as individual therapy may be necessary to help cope.
Poetry for Suicidal Depression
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Grieving Cousin's Suicide
I jumped, you caught me.Featured Shared Story
This poem has me crying because I lost my best friend to suicide. I wasn't there to help him or protect him. He was always there for me even on my darkest days. I always tried to be there for...
Dad Doesn't Love Me
Forever feeling her life is dying
But the doctors keep on lying.
"Your daughter will be fine,
Just give her some time."...Featured Shared Story
Drip drop. Let your tears fall non-stop. Cry your eyes out because he broke your heart. Let those memories fade away and turn into dust because there was no loyalty, trust, or love. Let the...
Letter From Daughter To Dad Who Committed Suicide
Leaving us without word, nothing left to say,
Mom and me are never going to forget that day.
Something must have hurt so bad and I simply turned my back,
There's so many things I want to say, but it seems the right words I lack.Featured Shared Story
Thank you for this poem. It was two years ago today my father took his own life. By far the most traumatic, life-altering event in my life to this day. He was an addict who suffered severe...
Featured Shared Story
Never let a man treat you like crap. Please get away from that guy. You one day will find someone who will treat you like you should be treated. Be strong. I know it is hard. If ever you feel...
This is your son,
I am writing this to you,
To tell you I'm done....Featured Shared Story
I am so sorry for what you are having to experience. I have a friend that just had her daughter kill herself while on the phone with her. I am so sorry for your pain and I can only tell you...
Too Much Pressure In Life
one sad cold night
a boy sat in his chair
picked up a gun
as he ran his fingers through his hair...Featured Shared Story
This poem touched me in a way. I, too, attempted suicide by my prescription pills meant for helping me with anger, pain, and hurt through my childhood. The worst part I'm trying to deal with...
Why did you chose to die?
You left no note and me with why?
You thought you were doing what was best and right....Featured Shared Story
I came to this site looking for a comforting suicide survival poem to send to my brother whose fiancé of 12 years with young 4 children hung herself. I just have to say that your comment left...
Sometimes I just wish, I could run away and hide.
No matter where I go though, these feelings stay inside.
How can I stay here and live each day a lie,
When all I want to do is close my eyes and die?Featured Shared Story
Please don't run and hide. It sounds like you are hurting inside. Please be strong and try to talk to someone about how you are feeling. You are worth it you are not useless or worthless. You...
How Could You?
I'll walk down the aisle all alone
No ones there they all went home
I see the coffin I see your face...Featured Shared Story
I was searching for a way to help my best friend. She tried to take her own life. I thought it was just because of her parents' divorce, but I read this poem and the comments and I spoke to...
It calls me closer, its calls me near
"Just once and it'll be over"
Death whispers in my ear
Irresistible is its sweet enticeFeatured Shared Story
Wow, I finally feel like I am not the only one to cut. I am in 10th grade and I started to harm myself. But dear friends, don't you think it's enough now? Don't you think life is too short to...
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