I know so many people,
But do they know me?
They recognize the face,
but that's all they ever see.
Depression Poems by Teens - Page 2
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The One Who Sees The Real Me
I know so many people,Featured Shared Story
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...
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?Featured 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, and that's just the start.
My heart's so sore, I can feel it breaking,Featured Shared Story
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...
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 believeFeatured Shared Story
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...
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.Featured Shared Story
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.
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.Featured Shared Story
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...
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.Featured Shared Story
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,...
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."Featured Shared Story
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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