Teen Mental Illness Poems - Page 2

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  1. Anxiety

    • By Kristal McDolgle
    • Published: September 2015
    Poem About Social Anxiety

    I'm miserable because of you,
    making plans and not following through.

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    • Votes 231
    • Rating 4.48
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    I love this poem but wished it were longer and it was actually like you were having a conversation with anxiety. Nevertheless, this is an amazing poem and so relatable.

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  3. My Heart Desires Freedom

    • By Kristal Mcdolgle
    • Published: August 2017
    Struggling With Anxiety And Depression

    Each day a brand new struggle:
    No food to eat, too stressed to sleep, trouble on my mind,
    Tired of life, tired of pain, too tired to even try.

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    • Votes 39
    • Rating 4.23
  4. The Pit

    Struggling With Depression Yet Refusing To Give Up

    I sit alone in the dark.
    The sun is shining, birds chirping, children playing,
    But all that surrounds me is darkness.
    Every time someone says, "Cheer up,"

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    • Votes 259
    • Rating 4.54
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  6. Depression

    • By Hayley
    • Published: January 2012

    Just like a ghost
    I drift through the days
    Trying for reason
    Thinking of ways....

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    • Votes 296
    • Rating 4.52
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    I can relate to this poem because all of my close family members tell me I eat my feelings when I feel low, but they just tell me to stop. They tell me I need to know when enough is enough,...

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  7. 2 People In 1 Body

    Poem About Multiple Personalities

    she is so similar, yet different in every way
    I look in the mirror and we're identical
    yet inside tells a different story
    at times she is my best friend

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    • Rating 4.52
  8. Insane?

    • By Ophelia
    • Published: July 2012
    Poem About Schizophrenia

    Hallucinations and voices.
    I think I'm seeing
    Something now....

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    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 342
    • Rating 4.48
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    My son recently told me about the voices. He's been self medicating in hopes they'll go away. My parents were super critical and I could hear the words over and over, and I mistakenly thought...

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  10. Dearest Routine

    Hitting Herself

    I feel lost
    It has become a routine
    At night, in a dark, small room, a scared girl is struggling with her own emotions...

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    • Votes 102
    • Rating 4.47
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  11. Monster In The Dark

    • By Tony O.
    • Published: May 2014
    Poem About Life And Living With Depression

    Sometimes life is too dark, there's no light.
    I can't decide what's wrong or right.
    While this beating heart falls out of sight,
    I'm starting to lose my will to fight,

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    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 114
    • Rating 4.46
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    Hi I'm Aeon, I know what it's like being diagnosed with severe depression, I was at the age of 6 and continue to battle the hardships today as I am 15 years old. I used to do very hard drugs...

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  12. Play Both Sides Now

    • By Elizabeth S
    • Published: May 2015
    Poem About Living A Double Life

    Hello there, it's me.
    Bright, sarcastic, light-hearted me
    Agonized, bloody, messed-up me.
    My friends come - there's no short on my social life.

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    • Votes 70
    • Rating 4.43
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    I love this so much. As a twenty-year-old in college, struggling with anxiety and depression, I related to this so much. People do not understand that I have anxiety and depression because I...

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  13. Living A Suicide

    • By Joanna
    • Published: October 2012

    I can do nothing
    Cause I'm good at nothing
    I just sit and watch
    As others succeed...

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 171
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 99
    • Rating 4.40

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