STOP Teen Suicide Poems

Poems by Teens about Suicide

The most heartbreaking sadness of all. How depressed and alone must a person feel to contemplate taking this drastic step. When a person feels that he has lost all control of his life, he may contemplate suicide. It is often a cry for help, the only way to make the world take them seriously. Sadly enough, attempted suicides are often seen as the only effective method to help a person get the help they need. For this reason people who feel that they have exhausted all other options may make a suicide attempt.

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  1. Scarlet Tears

    • By Coran Darling
    • Published: July 2011

    Fires ablaze within my eyes,
    A smile concealing all my lies,
    Screaming, begging, calling out,
    A final, frantic, desperate, shout.

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    • Votes 1637
    • Rating 4.64
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    Honey, no! You are strong. You are beautiful. Don't believe them when they say you deserve it. You don't! Please, whoever you are, know that people in your life will be mean because they are...

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  3. Trapped

    • By KELSIE
    • Published: June 2014
    Poem About Struggling With Depression And Self Harm

    My silent screams go unnoticed,
    My darkened dreams unchecked;
    This emptiness is all consuming,
    Will it steal away my breath?

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    • Stories 3
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    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 288
    • Rating 4.65
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    I often feel useless, like a waste of space and breath. I hate everything about myself. The only way to make myself feel better, even for just a little bit, is to hurt myself. I always feel...

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  4. Complications

    • By Natalie Mervin
    • Published: October 2012

    Do you wanna know her?
    Do you wanna try?
    Her life's a little complicated
    Let me tell you why,

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    • Stories 13
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    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 640
    • Rating 4.64
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    This poem made me cry alot. So beautifully written and explained. Everything in my life is exactly as mentioned in this poem. But I haven't killed myself because maybe just maybe one day they...

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  6. My Best-Worst Friend...The Razor Blade

    • By Emily
    • Published: September 2011

    I may be metal and have no heart,
    But in your life I have become a part
    As I carve and carve at your tender wrist.
    I feel in your brain there must be a twist.

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    • Stories 14
    • Shares 256
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 431
    • Rating 4.59
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    I'm really sorry about what your best friend went through. I hope she lives a life of loving herself, which is nothing less of what she or any other human being deserves. You seem like the...

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  7. My Now Angel

    • By Gemma Allen
    • Published: April 2015
    Regret About Friend's Suicide

    These words don't come easy,
    but they are things that I must say.
    See, I don't think I ever told you
    that I wished you would stay...

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    • Shares 220
    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 80
    • Rating 4.51
  8. Who Would've Known

    • By Fern
    • Published: November 2012

    A single teardrop streams down her pale face,
    a single letter wrapped in lace.
    As she fakes her final smile, who would know that this was the last,
    glares and laughter fill the hallway, who would know the truth of her past. ...

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    • Stories 2
    • Shares 160
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 141
    • Rating 4.60
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    I started cutting when I was 10. I am 11 now and all my cuts are heeled but every day I feel just what this poem says.

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  10. The New Me

    • By J. Dezz
    • Published: April 2014
    Changing For The Better

    Sometimes it gets better,
    Sometimes you heal,
    Sometimes my eyes get wetter
    Waiting for these scars to heal.

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    • Stories 2
    • Shares 147
    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 79
    • Rating 4.53
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    That is so amazing. It really touched me because I nearly killed myself because I used to self-harm I don't do it anymore, but sometimes I'm tempted, but I get through it and you will too!...

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  11. Wretched Monster

    • By Shattered Mirror
    • Published: September 2017
    Self-Hate And Suicidal Thoughts

    What should I say, how should I feel?
    Wretched Monster, tell me what's real.
    Can you not see you're causing problems?
    No matter what you do, you can't solve them.

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    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 53
    • Rating 4.49
  12. There Is Hope

    • By Bethany G.
    • Published: May 2013

    There's this girl.
    She never gives up on you.

    She loves everyone the same,

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    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 107
    • Rating 4.51
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    This hit me hard. I always try to make others happy, I'll smile, I'll listen, I'll make sure that they know they're loved. When it comes to myself, though, I never let anyone see how deep...

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  13. What Have I Done?

    • By Kylie (Drumchick)
    • Published: September 2011
    Suicide Regret

    I lay on the floor,
    She walks through the door.
    What have I done?
    ...

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    • Stories 5
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    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 298
    • Rating 4.52
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    I am 14 years old. I was 12 when I started cutting till this day. I can say that I stopped and I've even reached out to get help, but one day in late February I tried to kill myself with an...

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