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
Painful 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 trigger 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 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...
The Monster Called Depression
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 dayFeatured Shared Story
I love this poem. It touches every emotion you feel when you’re depressed. I have suffered from depression for a long time and have been hiding behind a mask. I go to school every day with a...
I'd never reveal what's hidden inside,
Living with this awful lie.
Masking the pain with fraud smiles,
My hopes begin to fade.Featured Shared Story
This poem makes me feel like I'm not alone. It gives me the sense that other people know what I'm going through. Even though I couldn't show all my depression even if I tried, which I...
Dealing With Depression On Your Own
When you look at me,
What do you see?
Do you glimpse a happy girl,
Or do you see the real me?Featured Shared Story
Heart touching poem. I've suffered from severe depression since I was 12. I am 15 now, and I understand how it feels. It might be different as well. Most presume males don't go through this,...
Darkness closes in around me
As I lay my head to sleep,
Thinking of the sadness that I weep.
Every tear shed is a fear forgotten.Featured Shared Story
I'm her, but I'm not. I am the one who walks in the halls with a smile and a giggle...but i'm not. The girl who was so sure of her future, the girl who would sneak the sun inside for a short...
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...
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.Featured Shared Story
You have no idea how much help your poem, your expression of your own pain, is bringing to all these other people who share in how you feel. Writing and poetry were always a way...
Trying To Make Sense Of How I Feel
Which one is it?
I ask myself each day.Featured Shared Story
Beautiful poem. You are brave for choosing words instead of the razor. Words could heal, and they could also bridge the broken end where there are scars and hollow soft sobs. I have a close...
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