Mental Illness Poems - Page 4
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61. Colors Fall
I hate the way the colors seem to me now,
In dead of winter.
They fade away with every choice I make.
The only honest hues I spyFeatured Shared Story
Wonderful details and descriptions in your poem. I'm looking forward to reading more from you!
63. The Pit
I sit alone in the dark.
The sun is shining, birds chirping, children playing,
But all that surrounds me is darkness.
Every time someone says, "Cheer up,"
Just like a ghost
I drift through the days
Trying for reason
Thinking of ways....Featured Shared Story
I can relate to this poem because all of my close family members tell me I eat my feelings when I feel low, but they just tell me to stop. They tell me I need to know when enough is enough,...
Hallucinations and voices.
I think I'm seeing
Something now....Featured Shared Story
My son recently told me about the voices. He's been self medicating in hopes they'll go away. My parents were super critical and I could hear the words over and over, and I mistakenly thought...
Life is hard to live sometimes when the light inside no longer shines.
Everything around becomes so dark, I grab a knife to leave a mark!
It makes me feel alive again! Replacing fear and doubts with pain!
I hope to fill the emptiness, I fight to end my loneliness. ...Featured Shared Story
I am so glad I came across your poem. I'm a 44-year-old divorced mom who doesn't have my boys (18 years & 16 years - they live with their dad), and they don't have much to do with me. I'm...
Daddy, it never occurred to me.
That you might die without changing your ways.
I guess it was the little girl in me.
That always thought that you'd change someday....Featured Shared Story
This poem touched me deeply. I found my father hanging at 15 years of age. He was violent and depressive. I kept wishing he would change as a little girl. My father never sought the help he...
74. Am I Alone
I get a funny feeling,
it comes from deep inside.
I get all mad and angry,
wanting to go and hide....Featured Shared Story
I was diagnosed schizo-effective at 35 but I was having problems way before then. I began hearing voices when I was 29. I lost who I was and became something else. I was always wild and...
77. I Need You
Can you hear, I need you
I promise I'm trying call aloud
Can you see, I need you
I promise I'm trying wave my hand...Featured Shared Story
I haven't been on for a while, but yes, it was related to my nan who suffered with Alzheimer's for 4 years. It was a horrible, very slow disease, which is horrible to watch and even worse to...
I promise I will be there.
Words with empty meaning, words screaming through the halls of my mind as they make their course.
I know he lies.
I know I won't see him until the echo is heard, until the message smacks the back of the wall. Not the wall of innocence though. ...Featured Shared Story
That’s sad. I can’t imagine your predicament. I have schizophrenia, and the burden of a busy mind is something I don’t wish upon anyone. Pray. Hope. Fight to love without expecting any in...
What I feel they may never understand,
it's not like its difficult or hard to comprehend.
But it's what lies behind my every pull,...Featured Shared Story
Oh wow this really explains me. Thank you so much for this wonderful poem. It has helped me a lot.
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