Depression Poems by Teens - Page 2

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  1. The Shell

    The One Who Sees The Real Me

    I know so many people,
    But do they know me?
    They recognize the face,
    but that's all they ever see.

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    This really touched me because this describes me almost perfectly. I am someone who has to hide who I am, and there was only one person I didn't have to hide myself with. That person sadly...

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  3. Lost

    • By Thalia
    • Published: November 2008
    Pain Poem

    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?

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    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...

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  4. I'll Keep It Hidden

    • By Miika
    • Published: November 2010
    Poem On Hiding Depression From Parents

    My world is falling, crumbling apart,
    life is meaningless, and that's just the start.

    My heart's so sore, I can feel it breaking,

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    I am the parent of a 16 year old son who took his own life. Please hear me out. You're not alone. You should tell someone. We parents care more than you know. When a teen takes their life, it...

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  6. Nobody Knows

    • By Emily
    • Published: August 2010

    Nobody knows how different I am
    The outside of me is not afraid
    Not full of pain, or even ashamed
    I smile and all of those ignorant fools believe

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    Death, pain, sorrow, these are the things that most of us know. Very few of us know what true love is like or have even had a first kiss, yet we've all felt pain, or is it just me who feels...

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  7. Tiauna

    A Girl Who Pretends To Be Happy

    She couldn't help but realize
    That she was slowly starting to change.
    Maybe it was the look hidden in her eyes
    Or her actions becoming so strange.

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    I can relate to you. My best friend was going through the same thing.

  8. I Must Be Lying

    • By Maria Vieyra
    • Published: December 2013

    Sometimes I wish I could admit things
    Even if it's all just a lie.
    Sometimes I wish I could forget things,
    But memories never die.

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    This poem is such an excellent depiction! The thoughts expressed here are exactly what I'm thinking now. I also write to get away from the darkness of life.

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  10. Chasing Sunsets

    • By Natalie Grace
    • Published: March 2016
    Unknown Struggle With Depression

    Having depression and anxiety is like being thrown into a raging, surging ocean
    When you don't know how to swim.
    Meanwhile, the whole world expects you to keep swimming forward,
    To keep excelling and moving onward in this thing called life.

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    I am 17 years old and have been struggling with depression and anxiety for six years. The people who notice don't care enough to help me get help. I would love just for a day to get a...

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  11. I Have A Secret

    • By Stephanie Croston
    • Published: March 2014
    Not Being Able To Talk About Depression

    I have a secret.
    It tears me apart
    Each and every day,
    Making its way to my heart.

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    I had a similar story to this. I suffer from depression myself. It’s all right to get emotional and let everything out. I’m still going through my depression. I have been for 12 years now,...

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  12. The Beginning

    • By Blackrose7
    • Published: January 2017
    The Start Of Depression

    He whispered to her one day, Depression did.
    She was just reading in her room when
    He creeped up and whispered in her ear,
    "No one loves you."

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    This is very well written. The message here can also be associated with any addiction. It's just how it works. You shut it out for ages, you struggle every day, then when you're not on your...

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  13. This Life Is Mine

    • By Bryan Leblanc
    • Published: August 2009

    I lie in my bed, lost,
    My soul covered with frost.
    As I start to shiver,
    My soul begins to wither.

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    Beautiful poem. Wow, I can tell you wrote this poem from your heart. I love it.

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