Depression Poems by Teens - Page 2

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  1. 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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  3. 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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  4. I'm The One To Blame

    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.

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    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...

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  6. Happy Girl

    • By Anjali Velani
    • Published: June 2017
    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?

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    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,...

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  7. Mixed Emotions

    inside I'm crying
    outside I'm smiling
    no one notices
    but its hard for me to control this...

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    Exactly!! You know all of us go through difficult situation in our lives, but the important thing is knowing that at the end of the day you have someone to hold your hand!!

  8. 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.

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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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    • Stories 3
    • Shares 446
    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 266
    • Rating 4.44
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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. 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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  12. Everyone Lies

    • By Rachel
    • Published: December 2007
    Be There For Me Poem

    you say your there for me
    but when I really open up to you , you just don't want to see
    you act like you care
    but when I have these thoughts and break downs I ring and your never there...

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    I was raped 7 times at the age of 3 by my step-sister. My brother and father are both dead. I've been abused, enslaved. I attempted suicide at least 13 times, now I helped the girl I love go...

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  13. Cry Silently In A Corner

    • By Juleen Adams
    • Published: May 2009

    Cry quietly in a corner
    Don't make a big scene
    Don't let anyone think something's wrong
    Remember not to be mean...

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    So this really hit me. Every day of freshman year the only way I made it was by telling myself I could kill myself the next day. I told myself nothing mattered, seeing as I would be dead by...

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