Depression Poems - Page 2

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  1. Inside Out

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Outside lives a girl with a smile that will brighten up the room,
    yet inside hides a girl with a frown full of despair.

    Outside lives a girl with eyes of joy that bring you to ease,

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    Wow, just wow. That's me exactly. I go through my church doors with a smile always on my face, so much so that the youth group nicknamed me Smiley McGee, and I'm so nice to others. I guess...

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  3. Do You Know

    • By Michelle Boyd
    • Published: December 2009
    Poem For When A Marriage Falls Apart

    Do you know a life of loneliness and one filled with pain,
    living a life with nothing to gain,
    Surrounded by darkness, overwhelmed with shame.
    A life without peace with no one to blame.

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    Well, same stuff, but I know I need to be strong for my kids! The thing that crushes me is my 6-year-old hears his dad call me a whore or say, “Mommy's just crazy, Roman." My son, now after 2...

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  4. Living A Lie

    How It Feels To Suffer From Depression

    Walking into a typhoon,
    Swimming against the tide,
    That's just how it feels,
    When my truth I have to hide.

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  6. Together

    Poem About Staying Strong

    So--this is where we are.
    After coming so far,
    This is what it's come to.
    After all we've been through,

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  7. Lost In Pain

    • By Steff
    • Published: January 2017
    Trying To Hide My Feelings

    Anger. Pain.
    It's getting harder to hide
    All the feelings I've built up inside.

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    I totally understand you. I am always putting up masks so no one really knows how I really feel or what I'm really dealing with. And it's dragging me down, and it's like I'm being pulled down...

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  8. Worth

    • By Joel
    • Published: September 2016
    Reaching Out For Someone To Care

    It's hard sometimes to say exactly what I'm worth.
    Sometimes even harder dealing with the hurt.

    To feel like no one's there during all my pain.

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    I know that my post is late, but I hope--by some miracle--you will discover it. I am much older than you, and I, too, have experienced a life that is void of human companionship. It is my...

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  10. Hollow

    Feeling Numb

    Emotions.
    Do you feel them?
    She was numb and frozen,
    Yet it dimly sparkled like a dying gem.

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    When you feel empty and hollow, I feel like it's easy to feel alone. This poem helped me realize that I am not alone and that there are other people out there who struggle to feel again, who...

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  11. Waves

    Waves Of Depression

    I was just sitting there,
    Watching TV,
    When a wave of sadness
    Washed over me.

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  12. Depression Blues

    • By Tina M. Casalvera
    • Published: June 8, 2020
    Poem About Struggle With Bipolar Depression

    My head is not right today.
    I have no idea why it's this way.

    It switches from one thought to another.

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  13. Tidal Wave

    • By Brian L. Barrett
    • Published: February 2018
    Overwhelming Emotions

    In our darkest nights and our brightest days,
    emotions fill us like tidal waves.

    They can drag us down and pull us in,

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