Poems about Depression

Depression has become an epidemic amongst the teen population. Some of its prevalence can be blamed on hormonal changes as a teenager matures. However, the main reason for depression in teenagers is sadness felt as a result of struggling to get to know one's self and new intense feelings which are being felt for the first time.

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Depression Poems

6/6/2012 , 1 Story , Rating: 4.7 , Votes: 46
By Madison

I know this isn't what you wanted. Not what you intended. You just wanted an escape got tired of the weight. You carry a heavy burden it haunts you day by day. And the day it came upon you was the day you forever changed. You tried giving ..........

  • Votes: 803,  Rating: 4.68 , 49 Stories , By Kasi
    I'm great, fine, spectacular. In a way
    I relish every night, and I live every day.
    I live, I laugh, I write, I sing,
    I wonder what the new days will bring.

    Then I get home, and I take off the ..........

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  • Votes: 101,  Rating: 4.66 , 4 Stories , By Emily
    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
    Of course nothing could be wrong with me
    My eyes ..........

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  • Votes: 103,  Rating: 4.63 , 1 Story , By Marco Barnes
    Another 24 hours poured into the cement
    Living through another's persons regrets..
    Just one piece of a puzzle, too big to comprehend
    Cant see the end, left the lights on again
    In the past, the ..........

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  • Votes: 348,  Rating: 4.61 , 3 Stories , By Grecia
    I slit my wrist to erase the pain,
    you look at me, and think I'm insane,
    my eyes turn red, bleeding my tears,
    and still you try to protect me from my worst fears.
    Look at my scars then you will ..........

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  • Votes: 1335,  Rating: 4.6 , 51 Stories , By Thalia
    What do you call it when all you feel is pain?
    When your loved ones look at you and all you feel is shame?
    When your tired of living and playing this game?
    when you know your life is meaningless ..........

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  • Votes: 359,  Rating: 4.57 , 24 Stories , By Rachel Wilson
    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

    you ..........

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  • Votes: 335,  Rating: 4.57 , 35 Stories , By Miika
    My world is falling, crumbling apart, life is meaningless & that's just the start
    My hearts so sore, I can feel it breaking & I swear to god it leaves me shaking
    Late at night till early in the ..........

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  • Votes: 145,  Rating: 4.57 , 15 Stories , By Cassidy
    I sit and wait for you to be there
    Sometimes I wonder if you even care?
    I sit and I cry waiting for the end
    All you do is sit there and pretend
    That I'm not there and the depression
    Isn't real; ..........

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  • Votes: 92,  Rating: 4.57 , By Sarah
    Depression is a state of mind
    but remember my dear
    it is a crime
    to cut the throat of a beloved soul
    and suck the life from within the hole
    cross out the lies that left your lips
    and drink the ..........

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