Depression Poems by Teens - Page 2

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  1. 21. I Have A Secret

    • By Stephanie Croston
    • Published: March 2014

    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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  3. 22. Pain Unforgotten

    I look in the mirror
    See my past life
    The scars so pronounced
    from the blade of my knife

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    I had a friend once that I thought I had lost because she had been having a hard time, but know I don't know where she is or if she is alive.

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  5. 23. Her Habit

    • By Rachel
    • Published: February 2013

    It controls her.
    She can't stop it.
    It's a constant battle.
    She can't drop it.

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    • Rating 4.69
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    I used to self-harm. I am 13 years old now and still do it sometimes. It is hard sometimes, but every time I feel like doing it, I think about my cousin, Evelynn, and friend, Zachary, and...

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  6. 24. My Room, Dark Black

    my room, dark black
    my nightmares come back
    my past, won't leave me
    I need someone to free me

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    • Rating 4.16
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    I can relate to this poem a lot. My best friend killed himself last year in December, and I regret not being a better friend because I feel like I could have saved him if I had tried hard...

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  7. 25. Stay Strong

    • By Stephanie G.
    • Published: August 2012

    You might not understand it, you might just ask why
    That all I want to do is just lay down and die.

    I tried to get help; I tried to see the light,

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    • Rating 4.51
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    Hey I had Depression and I looked to God and he delivered me and saved me, because through him anything is possible!

  8. 26. I'm Depressed

    • By Bethany Ashley
    • Published: December 2011

    People say chin up,
    But I just feel like giving up.
    People say smile and it will all go away,
    But I feel like crying each day.

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    I stumble trying to speak. My mind talks to me. I'm alive but not present in my life. I try to say, "I'm fine," but I'm never truly fine. I like to be alone so I can bare my thoughts, but...

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  9. 27. Wrist Cutter

    • By Grecia
    • Published: August 2011

    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.

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    • Rating 4.63
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    This touched me deeply. My brother was murdered by his great uncle at the age of 15. He was also molested by him. His great uncle tried to make it look like he killed himself. I was 13 at the...

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  10. 28. You Don't Understand

    • By Alkiera
    • Published: March 2011

    You don't understand,
    you never do.
    I try to explain,
    but I can't get through to you.

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    • Rating 4.68
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    I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. I, too, lost my father in an accident, so I guess I can relate in some way.. But I'm not claiming to completely understand how you feel. Only you know...

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  11. 29. I'll Keep It Hidden

    • By Miika
    • Published: November 2010

    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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  12. 30. 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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  13. 31. The Mask

    • By Kasi
    • Published: November 2009

    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.

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    • Rating 4.62
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    Yeah, I know depression sucks. I put on a mask, and when I get home I break down, wanting to die. It hurts going through school pretending to be okay, and when someone asks if you're okay,...

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  14. 32. 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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    • Rating 4.56
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    Beautiful poem. Wow, I can tell you wrote this poem from your heart. I love it.

  15. 33. I'm Dying On The Inside

    • By Ashley
    • Published: March 2009

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    You see a smile on the outside,
    But that's all you can see.
    What if tears run down my face on the inside?

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    • Rating 4.47
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    This is my poem of the day because I feel the same way. My boyfriend and I were going through drama, and he think it's okay for him not to say how I feel about it, but it hurts me deep inside...

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  16. 34. In A Place Called Depression

    • By Anonymous
    • Published: July 2008

    Depression is not just sadness
    It's an emotion of lonely and inner madness
    It gives you thoughts of pain and loss
    That other people don't give a toss

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    • Rating 4.53
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    Wow, this poem was so... deep. It's just amazing, I can really relate to what you're saying. Keep your head up.

  17. 35. Monsters Roar Inside Me

    • By Gracie Kilroy
    • Published: March 2008

    I'm closed up ready to burst.
    Every freakish thought tingles inside me.
    My feelings want to escape but they live in silence.
    They can't find a way to morph into words,

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    • Votes 13
    • Rating 3.92
  18. 36. Suicidal Temptations

    • By Desaray Machinine
    • Published: February 2008

    Shattered soul, tattered mind.
    The way back is what I hope to find.
    Broken dreams lost without a trace.
    Lately I've been feeling a little out of place.

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    • Rating 4.43
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    Everyone is beautiful. I'm sorry if something made you feel like you weren't. I can connect with the poem for reasons I don't care to name, but I'm glad you said something. I can't convince...

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