If I showed my true colors, what would society think?
Would they laugh, show pity, or read the ink?
I'm exhausted from smiling every single day
Depression Poems by Teens
Poems About Teenage Depression
Depression has become an epidemic amongst the teen population. Some of its prevalence can be blamed on hormonal changes as a teenager matures. However, a primary reason for depression in teenagers is sadness felt as a result of struggling to get to know one's self and new intense feelings which are being felt for the first time.
Poems abut Fighting Depression
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The Monster Called Depression
If I showed my true colors, what would society think?Latest Shared Story
This poem is beautiful, the content is so deep. This poem represents what we feel every day and what we struggle with. For us who suffer from mental illness, we will win. I don't know when...
When No One Notices
There is a girl who sits in the corner.
Her heart is crying out.
There are people all around her,
But no one seems to hear her shout.Latest Shared Story
I’m a person in depression also. What she said describes a lot of how I felt before I sought help. It makes you feel bad all day long, all the time, and there’s no escape from it until you...
I'm great, fine, spectacular. In a way
I relish every night, and I live every day.
I live, I laugh, I write, I sing,
I wonder what the new days will bring.Latest Shared Story
I have been struggling with depression for the past year. I know what it is like having to walk around school and church with a mask. Acting like the world is okay but in reality you just...
What do you call it when all you feel is pain?
When your loved ones look at you and all you feel is shame?
When you're tired of living and playing this game?
When you know your life is meaningless and you're the only one to blame?Latest Shared Story
Sadly, nowadays that's how a good bit of the world's population describes how they feel and the thoughts on their emotional state about their life in general. It's sad. It's NOT you it's...
Poem On Hiding Depression From Parents
My world is falling, crumbling apart, life is meaningless & that's just the start
My hearts so sore, I can feel it breaking & I swear to god it leaves me shaking
Late at night till early in the morning, lying in bed eyes wide open. Didn't sleep last night, like all the others, instead I just lie crying in the covers
Quick, wipe away all the tears before they come near. must hide this depression & the feelings of fear...Latest Shared Story
I'm Madi, and I've been struggling with depression for the past two years, and I have a boyfriend now who is kind of helping with it. But I'm so scared that if we break up then my depression...
I slit my wrist to erase the pain,
you look at me, and think I'm insane,
my eyes turn red, bleeding my tears,
and still you try to protect me from my worst fears....Latest Shared Story
I feel the same way, like nobody cares.
I am always there, always in despair.
I am in depression too, you see.
I am surprised someone else feels like me.
Family Doesn't Care Poem
you don't understand
you never do
I try to explain
but I can't get through to youLatest Shared Story
I want all teenagers to know that it's really hard and painful to be mad at the world. I've never had depression, but I've been through a phase where I hated my parents, I didn't care about...
Be There For Me Poem
you say your there for me
but when I really open up to you , you just don't want to see
you act like you care
but when I have these thoughts and break downs I ring and your never there...Latest Shared Story
I was raped 7 times at the age of 3 by my step-sister. My brother and father are both dead. I've been abused, enslaved. I attempted suicide at least 13 times, now I helped the girl I love go...
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