We wear the mask that grins and lies,
It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes,—
This debt we pay to human guile;
With torn and bleeding hearts we smile,
Poems about Sadness
Poems about Being Sad
Feeling sad is no crime although the world might wish you to think so. All the feelings in the world never did anybody any harm. It is our feelings that make us human and connect us to the rest of humanity. When you feel sad, it is important to give yourself permission to feel the sadness. Share your feelings with someone who has the sensitivity to give you the space to let the feeling fully be felt. Only then can you begin to let go.
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We wear the mask that grins and lies,Featured Shared Story
A wonderful poem Paul Laurence Dunbar wrote many years ago, after slavery was abolished.
How it must have hurt to know his parents had been slaves...
Imagine the pain that slavery...
Poem About Wanting Things To Be Better
I wish I could stop crying,
I wish I didn't have to try.
On the outside I'm smiling,
But inside I'm dying,Featured Shared Story
My smile is fake...
I feel like dying through the darkness...
I try to be brave, but no...
I need friends...but I don't...
I always walk alone...in school and anywhere...
I feel like an...
Can I see another's woe,
And not be in sorrow too?
Can I see another's grief,
And not seek for kind relief?Featured Shared Story
My family went through some tough times and I first read this poem after we got help from our friends. This poem always reminds me that there is always hope for people.
Falling from darkness
To a place I don't know,
Everything's moving with no place to go.
I feel so alone and scared.Featured Shared Story
I can really relate to this poem. I have depression, and there will be days where I just don't want to get out of bed. I'll just cry for no reason sometimes. There is also days where...
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