She stood on the bridge
In silence and fear
For the demons of darkness
Had driven her here
Poems about Depression
Depression has a different quality than the normal range of sadness that you may feel throughout the day. When you are depressed you do not feel like being with anybody. You either sleep way more than usual or you can hardly sleep at all. Similarly, your appetite is either nonexistent or increases dramatically. Your energy level goes way down and you have a feeling of hopelessness about life. As difficult as it may be it is important to get out of the house and get some help. You are not alone.
Depressing Poems that Helps you Cope with Pain
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Poem About Demons Inside
She stood on the bridgeFeatured Shared Story
This is such an inspiring poem. I am a seventh grader with depression and it is because of my loving boyfriend that I am still alive. Please, anyone who is depressed, know that there is...
Loved Ones Not Understanding Your Depression
You would never know it,
The constant pain I feel,
Because in the light of day
It almost isn't real.Featured Shared Story
People always say that in life we have a choice and all we need is to choose what we want. But for me in life, there is no choice. No matter how hard life can be, no one seems to understand...
Poem About Winning The Battle Over Self-Harm
Here on my arm lies a mark that I made.
When I was so low, I cut with a blade
To punish my body for being a mess,
Though here is my testament, I must confess...Featured Shared Story
I really appreciate your comment on my poem. Thank you so much. When I experienced self-harm I really found poetry to be my outlet and a bit like a lifeline because it was...
Trying To Hide My Feelings
It's getting harder to hide
All the feelings I've built up inside.
Featured Shared Story
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...
Poem About Depression And Pain
Hiding the hurt, hiding the pain,
Hiding the tears that fall like rain.
Saying I'm fine when I'm anything but.
This ache in my soul rips at my gut.Featured Shared Story
Read this poem and it hit home. That is exactly how I'm feeling. I've been off work for depression. I've been on medication nearly 3 months, but I feel no better now than when I got hit with...
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.Featured Shared Story
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...
Do you feel them?
She was numb and frozen,
Yet it dimly sparkled like a dying gem.Featured Shared Story
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...
Days of endless struggle.
More hopeful pills today,
Trying to appear "normal"
In some sort of way.Featured Shared Story
I am a 19-year-old orphan girl born in Congo and raised in South Africa. During the war back then, my father was murdered in front of my family and me. The soldiers entered our home while we...
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