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.
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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When No One Notices
There is a girl who sits in the corner.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...
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...
The Harsh Truth Of Life With Depression
She took a deep breath.
She counted to three,
A picture in her head
Of who they wanted me to be.Featured Shared Story
This poem breaks my heart and soul. I am hurting in my heart for you, but also for my own daughter. After several years of living in complete misery and isolation, my children and myself are...
To Parents Who Don't Care
You don't understand,
you never do.
I try to explain,
but I can't get through to you.Featured Shared Story
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...
My whole world is crumbling, falling apart
the worst of it is: it's just the start.
I lie in my bed just like all the others
Alone with my thoughts, hiding under the covers....Featured Shared Story
I know I shouldn't like this poem, but the way you wrote it and how you expressed your emotion/thought, it sounds very relatable to my life. My parents are still here, but it feels like I'm...
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,...
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.Featured Shared Story
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,...
What Other People Can't See
I smile and laugh wildly, having fun with my friends.
They don't know what huge lie I have to pretend.
To my friends, I'm the funny girl who's so full of life.
They don't know how many times I'd held a bloody knife.Featured Shared Story
They say "be happy." Do you really think I want to be happy? I do, but the cruel people in the world hate me. I try and try and try. But I always just let go. All my friends are so happy...
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.Featured Shared Story
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...
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.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...
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