Depression Poems - Page 3

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  1. Behind This Face

    Hiding Your True Feelings When Suffering From Depression

    Behind this calm face there is a raging storm,
    Like a war in my head since the day I was born.

    Behind this smile there is a lonely sad frown,

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  3. Who Could Ever Love Me?

    • By Miriam Narat
    • Published: September 29, 2020
    Dealing With Self-Hate

    When I look at myself, I see nothing good.
    I see all the flaws that no one else should.
    I wear a mask
    To hide the pain

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    Hello Miriam, how are you doing? I hope everything is great. I'm 17 years old, a teenager just like you, and I can feel your poem because I experienced the self-hatred you are talking about...

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  4. Waves

    Waves Of Depression

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

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  6. My Daughter's Tears

    Until it affects someone we love,
    We don't even know it's there.
    It's really not our problem,
    So why should we care.

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    As I read this poem, I hurt with you. I feel the pain and still do that you do and could only imagine what your mother must of be going through to help you deal with it and trying to...

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  7. 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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  8. When You Feel Like You Can't Go On

    • By Aliysha
    • Published: July 2013

    When you feel so lonely and can't sleep at night,
    because everything gives you a fright.
    The pain and the sadness takes control,
    and once again you're all alone.

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    This poem describes my life for the past 5 years perfectly. I may not even be a teenager or adult, but these feelings reach me, and many others I know. I try to hide the emotions described in...

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  10. Feeling Blue

    • By Kt
    • Published: July 2015
    Poem Working Through Depression

    I suppose it's hard for some to understand.
    This is not the way that I had planned.
    I don't know how I've let myself get this way,
    And sometimes feel like calling it a day.

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    This is a really good little fun sized poem the puts the darkness of the topic into a slightly lighter-hearted, almost depressingly whimsical feel. I really enjoyed it. Thank you.

  11. The Ending Start

    • By Ethan Wulf
    • Published: March 2009
    Chronically Depressed

    I've written everything I have to say,
    But the words, they rot and fall away.
    So with a hole in the bottom, I'm stuck in the same boat as before
    And slowly sinking just in sight of shore.

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    I am Sam. I am twelve years old, and I moved to Arizona over a year ago. I was diagnosed with depression two or three years ago, and sometimes I consider killing myself. I never have, and I...

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  12. Finding Joy

    • By Trent D. Et
    • Published: March 10, 2021
    Looking For "Joy"

    Have you seen Joy? I have not seen her in so, so long,
    I miss her, oh how I miss her and her heartwarming song.

    I keep searching and searching and asking why

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  13. The Feeling Of Emptiness

    • By Janieta Lister
    • Published: October 2013

    I look into a broken mirror,
    I seek to see why I am still living.
    when I look around all I can see
    is darkness and pain...

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    I was abused even before birth by my dad's sisters and mom. When I turned 1, dad left this world. Me and mama were thrown out of home by my grandparents. We came to the home of mom's...

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