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Depression Poems: Pain of an Insane
I feel so hollow deep inside
I will crumble if you hold me tight
No light at the end of tunnel
Just a long road with no end to struggle
Slim are …
A Depression Poem: Doctor Doctor Not rated yet
A Depression Poem: Doctor Doctor
I feel like a black cloud
I ruin conversations
If I say my thoughts out loud
When I wake …
Thoughts Not rated yet
These thoughts I have are unpleasant
I don’t know how to make them go away
My sadness has taken over
I don’t know how to fake a smile
The scars I’ve …
My Apology Not rated yet
Will you tell them that I’m sorry? The people that I love?
Tell them that I’m sorry I was never good enough.
Tell them that I’m sorry that I was such …
That girl Not rated yet
She sits on her bed crying on her own, no wonder she always think she's alone.
When she cries, her heart start to ache,
People start to think she's …
Not Me Not rated yet
Before you stands a shell of a person, void of any emotions except the sadness that has crept in and stolen my soul.
My mind is cluttered with thoughts …
Think back Not rated yet
Those scars that we bear on our arms
Those things that we have to hide from our family and friends
Those things that haunt us everyday.
Scaly, rough …
The Demon Not rated yet
The chase has begun, against the demon inside. Try to run away but you feed it, so it thrives.
Sleep had never been the scariest thing to encounter, …
Breathe Not rated yet
Firm grip, higher and higher.
Shed a tear, watch it evanescence Fear.
A voice appears and repeats his name.
A quiet scream. …
Lighthouse Not rated yet
I saw a lighthouse in the deep gray fog
In the distance signifying safe ground
I can’t reach you I cry, I’ll never be found
Why Not rated yet
Why do you do this why do you try why do you sit here and ask yourself why,
Going in circles till the end of time because your in denial and don't register …
Success won't Stay, but Suffering will. Not rated yet
Life... It is full of mistakes.
Goals that you work to... They go away for good after about 5 days.
The bonds that you once had with them... It hurts …
Sunshine Not rated yet
I will wake up with a feeling, it will sit within my chest,
I will go to work as normal, I'll try hard to act my best,
But shortly after I arrive, I'll …
Darkness inside Not rated yet
When happiness awakens in me, why do I self combust?
All the good that I have achieved, slowly starts to rust.
Love, friendships, life, the feelings …
Sadness, My Closest Friend Not rated yet
Is it the weak mind that knows it's own soul?
or is it the one acutely in tune?
Do we see our sadness because it's our closest friend,
or is it our …
The Black Velvet Glove Not rated yet
The hardest to bear isn't the slap or the shove,
It's the sting of the words, like a black velvet glove.
It tears at your soul and your heart cracks …
Lost Not rated yet
Lost inside myself
Tears staining my face
Blood dropping from my cuts
No one left to care
Broken friendships everywhere
I loved you but I wasn't …
Demons Not rated yet
Tears run down my face
Tears you'll never see
Thoughts run through my head
Thoughts you'll never hear
Those demons that you've seen
Those demons …
Shelter Not rated yet
The sky has blackened,
The elements revealed.
Intensifies the fall.
The mourning begins a mindless escape,
Trapped in a cocoon …
The Final Act Not rated yet
The blood pours out my wounds so deep
I finally fall eternally asleep
My being enters a state of tranquility
By body bent, disfigured in placidity
Smile, you're on camera. Not rated yet
You ask me how I’m feeling today
Has that empty feeling gone away?
Have I realised that it’s better to be
Your definition of happy?
Now the sun …
Remember our daughters Not rated yet
I have often been thin. Not skinny or scat
I'm not overly large ...I hate the word fat.
I'm 50 years young full of vim and vigour
And this menopause …
The Cold Hard Truth Not rated yet
Lets just say
If a car was coming towards me,
I wouldn't scream,
I would just stand there.
This is for You All Not rated yet
This is for my first councillor
Who told me to "cheer up"
And phoned home when I admitted that my dad sometimes hit me
And told my parents I was just …
Stop Suicide Not rated yet
This goes to all of those who have cried;
We all have our moments of tears;
And all of those secret fears;
But we still have something …
A Breath Away From Suicide Not rated yet
To all the nights when I have cried;
Wishing that one day I would die;
And just get over it;
Cause no one's perfect;
I wanna try but what's the point?; …
Suicide Note Not rated yet
There's nothing we can do;
Doctor said he's done;
The kid was already through;
Now he'll be gone;
It's sad that someone like that;
Could end in such …
The Tarnished Crown Not rated yet
You pull me back with bearing weight holding me down,
You wont budge, move or relinquish
a constant fight or flight for freedom
carrying you around …
Depression Not rated yet
Here I am crying once again, needing you here with me. Needing a friend more than family.
They pick and they tease. Not taking anything seriously. …
KGB Not rated yet
Hurt is bloody red
All you wanted is me in bed
You played a game
Making me ashamed
Now I look back to it
Realizing you bottom on the pit
Depression Poems: Fight back Not rated yet
You held my hand you held my heart
You always told me from the start
Will be there for you just be by my side
I did that with all my heart and pride …
THE SIDE OF ME I HATE Not rated yet
My life with depression is one I would not choose to keep.
It is not enjoyable, pleasurable, or amusing.
I hide it the best I can, as not to offend …
Depression Poems: Hollow Not rated yet
As I laugh, my hot tears burn trails through my broken heart. The joy of my face becomes routine and it is a continual disease.
The mask that is covering …
Depression Poems: Within Silent Agony Not rated yet
Somtimes a silent scream is better than what is seen, to suffer aloud, to show your fear in the company of tears, bring me down to the level of sadness …
Depression Poems: Life goes on Not rated yet
Life goes on,
my world aint changin..
my daddy's drinkin,
my mummy's ragin..
I'm tryin to rest my head,
while tears are flowin..
I'm use to this …
They Don't Understand Not rated yet
It's like a heavy weight on your shoulders, never easing up
They think it's my choice, but they don't hear the loneliness in my voice
You think your …
Depression Poems: Sink Or Swim Not rated yet
There is a hole inside my chest
it’s burning through my empty heart
I’m empty and it’s burning
I’m sinking in deeper
I don’t know how to stay alive …
Depression Poems: A Crazed Mind Not rated yet
I often wonder why
When I glance upon the endless sky
That wishes are made on shooting stars
Not the dependable Sun the moon or Morning star
Is it …
LOVE = PAIN Not rated yet
LOOK DEEP INTO MY WEEPING EYES
DOWN TO MY SUFFERING SOUL
AND YOU WILL FIND AN EMPTINESS
WHERE I ONCE FELT SO WHOLE
MY LOVING HEART HAS BEEN ABUSED …
Depression Poems: The Hurting Not rated yet
I want to die
all I do is cry and cry
it hurts to stay alive
but scary to think otherwise
I don't want to fight
I can never do anything right
Love or Hate? Not rated yet
Feelings are feelings,
Love makes you feel great,
it's a feeling,
not so good,
I just wish I could,
push it away,
DEPRESSION POEMS: NOVEMBER TORTURE Not rated yet
MY HEART HAS BEEN DRAINED OF ALL OF ITS BLOOD
MY SOUL IS STUCK IN A THICK EVIL MUD
MY MIND IS IMPRISONED IN A DARK, SILENT CELL
MY DREAMS OF …
Depression Poems: Subliminal Messages Not rated yet
They say scars of the past
become scales that do not last
This is so untrue
I can proove it to you
The pain from the sand
makes pearl in the end
Depression Poem: Not Me Not rated yet
I didn't mean to do it, I really didn't at all.
I don't know why it happened. All I really know is it's making my life fall, fall flat around me the guilt …
Encounters of the Usual Kind Not rated yet
No plagiarizing, then? Good, as I expressly forbid it.
I can almost taste the silver of my eyelids when I close them,
Choices, they say, choosing …
Throw the Dice Not rated yet
Awake, in darkness, shadow's whisper
It's true, Admit it, Accept it, Live it
An outcast, alone in a world of lonesome
Contemplating fears and shadows …
Depression Poems: Broken Not rated yet
The way I felt.
The way I smiled at you.
Did it mean anything? I am no longer alive.
There is no fire inside my heart.
Dark, lonely, cold, and thirsty. …
Depression Poems: The Days I Dread Not rated yet
This pain I feel inside
Alone and empty I cry
Tears wound my heart
Your arms healed my eyes
From the start of goodbye's
Eyes are heavy
Eyes are …
Depression Poems: Insane Not rated yet
Another day alone, another day of pain
Another day of craziness, another day not sane
Another day with out you, another day so lame
Another day the …
Goodbye Not rated yet
I found this person
This person who's feelings worsen
This person said that he might kill himself tonight
I would have told him no, but this person …
D is for Depression Not rated yet
Till the day I can’t wish or hope to reason my thoughts
The future I wish or hope to achieve seems quite bleak
Do I care for the day when my sorrows …
Depression Poems: The Blues Not rated yet
Tears are rolling down my face, something is out of place.
My emotions are rolling up and down like a wild roller coaster. People in my life are slowly …
Killing Nightmare Not rated yet
My hands down and helpless
then watching my heart die
only people stucked in that
nightmare can understand my
distress. And this makes me
stand aloof, …
I Cry Not rated yet
I cry silently
I cry inside of me
I cry hopelessly
Why did you leave me?
I missed your hugs
I missed your kisses
I missed your laughter and …
Kay Hurricane Not rated yet
I look down on da ground worrying why my life is so upside down.
It's a maze goin through my mind and folks wonder why I'm so down cause I'm goin through …
A Depression Poem by Chas Not rated yet
THE DEMONS OF DEPRESSION ARE AT IT AGAIN... WAKING ME FROM MY RESTLESS SLUMBER IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT... GNAWING AWAY AT MY MIND, LIKE STARVING SATANIC …
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