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  1. 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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  3. 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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  4. Suicidal Tendencies

    I've lost hope lost my faith I got none left
    I only hope that when tomorrow comes it'll bring death

    There's no love in my life no love in my household...

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    I used to have a friend. One day he told me I choose to be like this. Choose to be depressed? I do not fake this for attention. Why does everyone think I do? This is why I am being denied a...

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  6. Curl Up And Die

    • By Terri
    • Published: February 2008
    Feeling Depressed Poem

    my pain runs so deep I feel like it is inside of me
    running through my veins
    carving me up as it goes
    I don't want to feel like this...

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    Hi, my name was Tessa. It's two years later, and I'm doing a lot better. I'm transgender - hence the name change - and have been diagnosed with Autism and OCD. Things have significantly...

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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.

  12. A Mask

    • By Jordyn Alberts
    • Published: July 2013
    People Don't Know Who I Really Am Poem

    I smile, I laugh, I joke around,
    but my feelings no one has ever found.
    They see me every day with a smile on my face,
    but when I get back to this place

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    This is so relatable. People always think I'm happy all the time; they think I never feel pain and they try to never make me feel pain. The thing is, I already do. Whenever I do feel pain and...

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  13. Life As I See It

    Depression Poem About Life

    Life is a bitter sweet pill
    I am forced to take against my will
    Everyone trying to pull me
    Back into so called reality...

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    Life is fickle. So are we. All I could say is never lose hope, dear.

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