Sad Poems by Teens

Sad occasions can bring families and friends together. Sad times, such as death, sickness and loss in a family or friendship, or a family member or friend who is going through a particularly trying time, call for family and friends to come together and support one another. In this way they can comfort each other and help make a sad and difficult time that much easier. If they do not come together, not only have they left a family member or friend unsupported, but they have also lost out on an opportunity for closeness.


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  1. A Place Where No One Likes To Be

    • By Joe Allen
    • Published: March 2011

    There's a place where no one likes to be
    So they save that little place for me
    They shove me in and lock the door
    They call me a dick, an ass, a man whore...

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    • Stories 5
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    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 362
    • Rating 4.59
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    OMG! I can so relate to this emotional, heartfelt poem! After my grandma died, I shut everyone out because I was so sad. Grandma and I used to be so close, and when she died I felt like I...

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  3. Have You Or Did You

    • By Anonymous
    • Published: May 2011
    Don't Judge Me Poem

    Have you ever truly been by yourself all alone
    Have you ever been left 3 months by yourself in a home
    Have you ever have to fend for yourself as a kid
    Have you ever had a parent leave their child like mine did...

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    • Stories 2
    • Shares 49
    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 301
    • Rating 4.56
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    That poem really touched me, people don't understand what other people go through yet they still judge you. I wish poetry came as easily to me.

  4. Fake A Smile

    • By Alana S.
    • Published: March 2014

    Everyday I see people
    On the news
    Having been bullied
    Or are alone and abused...

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    • Stories 2
    • Shares 32
    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 76
    • Rating 4.54
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    I know exactly how you feel. I wish there were people in my life that would always be there for me, but they have left. I do stupid things, but that doesn't mean that I'm a horrible person....

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  6. This Feeling Of Depression

    I have a pain so deep you'll never see
    I locked it away and hid the key.
    If I ever really could share it
    You wouldn't look at me the same I swear it....

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    • Stories 17
    • Shares 55
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 497
    • Rating 4.53
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    Hi, I think I'm depressed. I'm 17, typical ordinary teen. Sometimes I just sit and look aimlessly at things, distraught and lost in my own thoughts. Then there's this deep feeling in my chest...

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  7. I'm Hiding Deep Inside

    • By Rachel Zalakos
    • Published: September 2011

    Can no one see this smile I'm faking,
    See how, inside, I'm constantly shaking?
    These people all claim they know me well,
    Yet no one can see through my crumbling shell?...

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    • Stories 13
    • Shares 121
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 848
    • Rating 4.50
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    This is the world I have to face every morning so that no one sees the scar hidden inside of me!

  8. 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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    • Stories 3
    • Shares 126
    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 336
    • Rating 4.42
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    Just wanted to say, that depression is a part of life and to not let it define you. Just like any part of life, or you, it is not all that there is to you. It is just a part of you that is...

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  10. Final Retreat

    • By Appatchie R.
    • Published: June 2014
    The Mask I Have Carried For So Long

    She cries at night.
    I guess you never knew
    she slices her skin,
    but why would she tell you?

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 16
    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 36
    • Rating 4.39
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    I'm sick of being the smallest child. I hate when people think they can overrule me just because I'm short. They think they can beat me up. I tried so many time to fight back, but I always...

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  11. In A Place Called Depression

    • By Anonymous
    • Published: July 2008

    Depression is not just sadness
    Its 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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    • Stories 2
    • Shares 15
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 141
    • Rating 4.36
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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.

  12. The Girl I See

    • By Chantall
    • Published: September 2011
    Pain Of Depression

    I see a girl
    Only 15 years
    It's a teenager
    With eyes full of tears ...

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 23
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 185
    • Rating 4.36
  13. The Girl In The Mirror

    • By Haley Taranko
    • Published: June 2012

    I told the girl in the mirror
    I didn't like her hair
    I asked the girl in the mirror
    Why she was always there...

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    • Stories 2
    • Shares 6
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 103
    • Rating 4.36
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    This is a beautiful poem. The motif and imagery around it is simple lovely. I can very much sympathize with the statement that it is making.

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