Depression Poems by Teens - Page 3

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  1. An Escape

    • By Madison
    • Published: June 2012

    I know this isn't what you wanted.
    Not what you intended.
    You just wanted an escape
    got tired of the weight....

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    You carry a very heavy feeling that haunts you everyday, but it came to the time where you had a lot to say.
    Nobody to trust, nobody to talk to.
    Nobody that you thought cared, or loved you.

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  3. I Must Be Lying

    • By Maria Vieyra
    • Published: December 2013

    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.

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    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.

  4. 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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    • 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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  6. Why...?

    • By Melanie
    • Published: April 2009
    Why Love When Love Is Full Of Doubt

    Why live when it's easier to die
    Why smile when it's easier to cry
    Why try to pass when all you do is fail
    Why feel pain when you can make it go away...

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    • Rating 4.38
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    I feel like this sometimes and I know how hard it can be, it's at times like that when you just need to hang on in there and soon you'll find that special something that makes life worth living.

  7. 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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    • Rating 4.60
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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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  8. Alone In A Crowded Room

    • By Ashley C.
    • Published: March 2009

    All alone in this crowded room.
    My eyes meet one...another.
    They do not see me for what I am.
    They see the smile on my face; ...

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    I just read your story.. Loosing your dad at a young age must of been really hard. And I know you probably won't like me after I say this but I'm glad your mom found you. I'm glad that you...

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  10. For My Dad

    • By Magic
    • Published: March 2009
    I Hide My Depression From My Dad

    I'm daddy's little misunderstood
    Always wearing my hood
    With my headphones in
    Never letting you win...

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    • Rating 4.31
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    I feel the exact same way, my dad tells me the way to do things and I do it to show him I'm a good son but he never acknowledges anything I do, like he wants me to be a good son and I try but...

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  11. Confused

    • By Sarah
    • Published: March 2011

    Do you think it's possible for a heart to cry?
    Do you think I could just turn the truth into a lie?
    Do you believe to leave the past behind?
    Do you believe you can see but still be blind?...

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    • Rating 4.41
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    I have been Sexually abused by my grandfather for 3 years now. People shove me in the hall, calling me these cruel names. "Worthless" "Fat" "Pathetic" All I want is for one day not to be...

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  12. She Wants To Be Free

    • By Brittani Lenox
    • Published: August 2011

    She runs downstairs, It's half past eight
    She does this every single night when it starts to get late
    She runs in the kitchen then back upstairs
    Following her is her shadow the only one who seems to care...

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    • Rating 4.46
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    This poem really hits me right in the heart. I know exactly what it feels like, to the point where I can picture myself as the girl in the poem. I've been struggling with self harm for almost...

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  13. State Of Mind

    Depression is a state of mind
    but remember my dear
    it is a crime
    to cut the throat of a beloved soul...

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    I once had a online friend who was very suicidal. He hated life and stuff. It was super hard for me to cope around him. I fell in love with him...why? What was there to love? But I did...

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