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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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    • Rating 4.57
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    Yes, it's true. There are demons we have to fight every day.

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  3. The Darkness

    • By Dallas E. Krystof
    • Published: July 2018
    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.

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    • Rating 4.64
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    This poem describes how I feel constantly on the inside and how I handle the fog of depression that threatens to swallow me whole. I know I'm not alone, but it helps to have a reminder of who...

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  4. The Daily Battle

    • By Max S.
    • Published: March 2015
    Poem About Depression And Self-Image Issues

    It is the darkest, deepest place one can travel to alone,
    A solo journey filled with struggles and groans.
    Every day is a new battle against the same foe,
    But the enemy fights back with psychological blows.

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    • Rating 4.49
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    This is an awesome poem! This is how I feel most days.

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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. Me

    Would You Still Catch Me If I Fall?

    Can't you see
    The pain in my eyes?
    But this is me
    And my life....

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    • Rating 4.40
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    I know exactly what you're feeling when I was little my mom and dad used to fight and I would sit there and watch it, after we left my dad, my mom got with another man who beat her. So my...

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  8. Teardrops

    The hurt in my eyes is all that has to be said
    Sometimes I know I'm better off dead
    The pain is the only thing I can feel
    Knowing it's the one thing that's real...

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    • Rating 4.45
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    This is so deep. I felt this in another level. I have the same exact feelings sometimes.

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  10. Darkness

    • By Cassie
    • Published: June 2007

    It's like a plague that never goes away,
    Or an animal and its prey.
    It waits...
    And waits...

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    • Rating 4.22
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    Yes .very true..and other people think that you're weak minded..its been 2 years since my divorce. I was with my wife over 16 years ..I gave everything for her and my kids..but she said...

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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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    • Rating 4.48
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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. 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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  13. Hurting Hearts

    Poem About Hiding True Feelings

    No one knows how the heart truly feels inside
    Sometimes in pain and agony
    it suffers
    and makes love have no where to reside...

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    • Rating 4.16
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    This describes the way I feel every day. It is hard. We all know that. But sometimes, words of encouragement don't work. Well, this does.

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