If you could have seen the devastation,
shattered hearts you'd leave behind,
would you still have left this world that day?
Would it have made you change your mind?
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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You Left Too Soon
If you could have seen the devastation,Featured Shared Story
Thank you so much for sharing that with me! You are never alone! And you don't have fight life's battles by yourself. Reach out to someone, anyone! There are people ready and waiting by the...
Grieving Cousin's Suicide
I jumped; you caught me.
I laughed; you joked.
I was down; you picked me up.
I crumbled; you glued me back together.Featured Shared Story
I've struggled a lot over the past year in a severe depressive episode. I've had suicidal thoughts and wanted to end it more times than I can say, but your words are grounding for me. I read...
Suicide Of Brother
If I had reached out my hand,
Would you have taken it that day?
Could I have made you feel better?
Could I have made you okay?Featured Shared Story
A year ago my best friend and boyfriend killed himself. The real ache lies beneath the fact that I probably knew what was the reason and could have prevented anything from happening had I not...
Poem About Stopping A Friend From Suicide
You come to me crying, saying it's done,
That life is pointless, I shouldn't have one.
I tell you to stop, I beg and I plead.Featured Shared Story
This poem is the poem my friend sent me when I was debating taking my life. This poem saved my life, literally. Thank you!
Featured Shared Story
My name is Destiny, and I was sexually abused from my mum's partner's brother, and no one believed me. My mum did something, but they were still angry. Not sure to believe me. Then, I was...
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...
Brother Suicide Regret Poem
I know you're in heaven dancing and free
but there's so much more you should be here to see.
So many things I never got to sayFeatured Shared Story
I am so sorry that you lost someone to suicide. I know what you feel like. I have lost someone to suicide before as well, my best friend, Jami. He hung himself on October 20, 2021, at 12:30...
Regret About Not Stopping Friend From Committing Suicide
I wish that I could talk to you,
and beg you not to go.
I wish I asked what you were going through,
but now I'll never know.Featured Shared Story
My brother died on the 20th of August 2017. He hung himself. He had attempted to kill himself 2 times before that. This was the 3rd attempt. I miss him so much and wish I had responded to the...
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