Depression Poems - Page 2

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  1. From Oppression Comes Light

    • By Erik Whitehead
    • Published: August 2015
    Finding Hope To Overcome Depression

    Depression is oppression.
    It's a deadly hidden message
    Defined by self-hate.
    It seals its prisoner's fate.

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    Yes, it's true. There are demons we have to fight every day.

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  3. Taking It Day By Day

    • By Vincent Ramos
    • Published: February 2009

    Each day I live, the pain consumes
    What little sanity I have bloomed,
    Like walking in a cloud of fog
    Falling down, sinking into smog.

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    Hi Anamika!
    I'm really sorry that you have to go through the same thing that I've had to struggle with. You're right! It can be very awkward to tell your parents about your depression! The...

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  4. 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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  6. 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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  7. The Masks I Wear

    • By Evelyn Barrera
    • Published: March 2018
    The Truth Behind The Mask

    "You're always smiling."
    "You're always laughing."
    "How can you be happy all the time?"

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    Hi, I’m 13, and I have clinical depression. This poem honestly made me feel like someone finally gets what I go through on a day-to-day basis. I am constantly expected to have this mask. Then...

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  8. 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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  10. Demons Inside

    • By Aimee Jones
    • Published: March 2017
    Trying To Explain Depression

    It's hard to explain those
    demons inside,
    the daily struggle,
    the daily ride.

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    This poem really catches something in me. I'm 17 and have struggled with depression since I was around 12. Diagnosed when I was 15 and hospitalized twice for trying to end my life. Depression...

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  11. Sweet Agony

    • By Mania Jankowski
    • Published: June 2011

    What do you see when you look in my eyes?
    A freak? A nameless being?
    Or maybe simply another face in the endless sea of people
    What do I see when I look at myself in the mirror?...

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    I've been suffering with depression for a while now. I truly don't know how long as I truly can't remember a starting point for it. People would never guess. Never. I am 14, have a good...

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  12. Dancing In The Rain

    Poem About Seeking Help For Depression

    You've had those feelings... you wish your life was done.
    You're broken, defeated, and overcome.
    Each day more challenging than the last.
    Moments of weakness...emotions consistently masked.

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    Beautiful. Starting with pessimistic feelings, ending optimistically. True.
    Friends can change our lives for the better. Life is not to suffer, but to enjoy. How Is left to us to...

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  13. 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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