I walk the face of earth once more,
a mindless puppet, my strings are torn.
the creaky bones, the bad eyesight,
yet the chance to turn wrong to right....
Dark Poems about Life
Sadness and darkness are natural cousins. Since ancient times, people have worn black to express their grief. Happiness is attracted to sunshine and depression to darkness. There is a certain romance in darkness and melancholy. There is something mysterious about that which is hidden and unknown. Dark poems may seek to romanticize sadness and depression. Other dark poems are simply poems about sad subjects. The poem "The Raven" by Edgar Allen Poe is an example of a delightfully spooky dark poem. There is much room for creativity in this genre.
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I walk the face of earth once more,Featured Shared Story
You should be proud of the outcome with results like this. I've been writing poems for over half a century yet can't claim to have ever written any better. I'd love to read more of your poetry.
In times of trouble and insanity
I carry masks to disguise
the pain I carry
secure behind my eyes...Featured Shared Story
I love this poem. Expresses exactly how I feel. Although it didn't help how I feel personally, it makes me feel better to know that I'm not the only one who thinks about life like this.
Poem About Beauty
One does not own beauty,
One creates it.
In their dreams
They feel they can obtain it.Featured Shared Story
This is magnificent! Ever word is placed perfectly in place, and it's just so hauntingly beautiful! But beauty is in the eye of the beholder, as cliche as it sounds. But what defines...
Featured Shared Story
I've been in this dark place for awhile now too. I haven't smiled since he broke my heart two weeks ago. I just wanted to comment by saying thank you for sharing this poem because it let me...
I'm swimming all alone in a pool of darkness
and I feel like darkness is slowly pulling me under
I yell for help but no one is there to hear it
I begin to see the water at eye level...Featured Shared Story
It's beautiful how the struggle before an attempted suicide is described here. The pointless actions, the rushing thoughts, the tears that flow no more, hardened feelings only get worse as...
Poem About Cutting Wrists
Crimson red fills the bowl and I think I'm going to be sick.
With every thing spinning so fast I cannot breath.
Walls closing in and everything fades.
Fashes of light come by, one, by one. ...Featured Shared Story
I know how you feel. I felt the same way and still do. I always ask everyone else how they're doing so I can hide my pain. If people ask me how I'm doing, I just say, "Fine," because I feel...
Confused With What's Happening
you are trapped in a cage..
no one sees it.. not even you..
you don't know what it's made of..
you don't even know where it came from.. ...Featured Shared Story
I really like this, I was thinking of getting a tattoo for my 18th of a bird cage with the door open but as the bird tries to fly it is still chained down and I thought this poem actually...
Wanting Depression To Go Away
Depression is here every day,
And it never goes away.
Go away! I yell into the dark,
As if someone is there.Featured Shared Story
My name is Izzy. This is exactly how I would explain my life. I'm 12, and I've had depression and anxiety for 4 years now, almost 5. I thought I was the only one my age that was like this,...
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