Poems about Mental Illness by Teenagers

Poetry about the Stigma of Mental Illness

  • Votes: 14,  Rating: 4.79 , By Sydney W.
    Itís not an addiction,
    Really itís not.
    But that mirror,
    Itís a source of affliction.

    Not long ago,
    I could look in that mirror,
    And see nothing wrong at all.
    But now I've got nothing to ..........

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  • Votes: 32,  Rating: 4.78 , By Pete Sciarrino
    I'm breaking
    I can't be fixed
    I'm missing
    But I won't be missed

    Still shaking
    From what I fear
    I can't let you in
    So don't come near

    I guess you're right
    I'm way too thin
    And I'm ..........

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  • Votes: 109,  Rating: 4.67 , 2 Stories , By Hayley
    Just like a ghost
    I drift through the days
    Trying for reason
    Thinking of ways.

    Nothing changes
    No matter how many pills I take
    Give me numbness
    And happiness I will fake

    You don't pay ..........

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  • Votes: 13,  Rating: 4.62 , By Caley House
    Slippery sweet syrupy words sticking in my brain
    A lie
    They won't go away no matter how much I try to send them back to where they came from
    A lie
    Its so f*ck*ng hard to abstain from the ..........

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  • Votes: 40,  Rating: 4.6 , By Tiffany Lane
    This can't be real
    This pain I feel
    I'm in a dark cave
    All alone never to be saved

    Won't somebody find me?
    Open my eyes, let me see
    Bring me back into the light
    Into happiness and what's ..........

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  • Votes: 74,  Rating: 4.58 , 4 Stories , By Ophelia
    Insane?
    Hallucinations and voices.
    I think Iím seeing
    Something now.
    Look! There it is.
    What?
    You canít see it?
    No, I swear
    Iím not insane.
    Itís right there!
    A little girl,
    Black ..........

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  • Votes: 26,  Rating: 4.5 , By Joanna
    Flashbacks run through my mind
    My hands find their way to my hair
    They grab, pull, scratch
    "STOP IT!" I try to scream
    The flashbacks keep coming
    The razor
    The blood
    The madness...
    "You ..........

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  • Votes: 20,  Rating: 4.5 , By Joanna
    I can do nothing
    Cause I'm good at nothing
    I just sit and watch
    As others succeed
    I'm invisible, useless
    I'm laughing, falling
    I'm alive, dead inside
    I'm everything I'm not
    I'm not everything ..........

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  • Votes: 22,  Rating: 4.45 , By Joahna
    Lost
    I feel lost
    It has become a routine
    At night, in a dark, small room, a scared girl is struggling with her own emotions
    Dealing with her own fears
    Her own imperfections
    She gets up, does ..........

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  • Votes: 36,  Rating: 4.42 , By Syd W.
    Mirror oh mirror
    You're ruining my life
    You make me go into
    The kitchen and grab...
    A knife

    When I look in you
    I see a fat pig
    But others tell me
    I'm becoming a twig

    I know there ..........

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