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Empty

Empty
like bottled air
clinging to nothing real,
except to slippery inside walls
of space

Empty 
like heart chamber
holding on to first love
bouncing back and forth, side to side
then gone

Empty 
like nerve feeling
continued ceaseless pain
until all feeling is dissolved
or cold

Copyright © 2011  By Caryl S. Muzzey

First Place Winner ~ "An Old or New" Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Brian Strand
July 20, 2011

Copyright © Caryl Muzzey | Year Posted 2011

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Raining


Raining
Third week now
Like stinging prison bars 
Someone is lost out there, I hear
Whimpers

Copyright © Grace EunSong Lee | Year Posted 2010

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Despair

Despair. I am like a windowless, empty room. Bleak and dark i steal hope and give anguish. Distress i am to you. Lonely desolation. Like a cloak you wear me with great sadness.
April 12th 2011 Written by Emma Mantle For contest Traditional Cinquain Contest by Catie Lindsey. H/M June 1st 2011 'Old contest entry' 9th place

Copyright © Emma Mantle | Year Posted 2011

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Drug Cinquain

Drugs
Changing People
Left And Right
It Makes Me Upset
Turning good people to addicts

Copyright © Tyrone Johnston | Year Posted 2010

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Broken

Broken
I do not feel
My skin is numb when touched
Still waiting for the day to come
Repair

©Holly P. Moore
   November 2012

Copyright © HOLLY MOORE | Year Posted 2012

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Empty

Empty
silent darkness
Kiss’s you lightly
Emotionless moment to grieve
alone

Copyright © Cynthia Ferguson | Year Posted 2014

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Gone

Gone 
Without presence
Taken from sight 
Alone with no reflection
Vanished 

Copyright © Cynthia Ferguson | Year Posted 2014

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Shrinking Violet

Death masks
the intrusive
images of past thoughts
being burned.  The soul's dark night dreams
lynched hearts.

Copyright © Effie Blake | Year Posted 2007

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Depression

Depression,

Casting shadows,

Sadness overtaking fast

It threatens to last

Forever.

Copyright © Kristen Wallen | Year Posted 2010

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Judging the Cover

Cover,
sometimes dreadful,
keeping from outsiders 
the beautiful, loving contents
unseen.

Copyright © Adam Hapworth | Year Posted 2013

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The Seeking

13 February 2010

The Seeking
By: Noel N. Villarosa

Cinquain poem

Worries,
blaming oneself
for the ungrateful work
seeking a forgiveness to ease
the pain.

Copyright © Noel Villarosa | Year Posted 2010

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Young Girls Pain

Love
Deceitful, wicked
Weeping, cringing, loathing
Things children shouldn’t feel
Hate
 
Intimacy
Repulsive, severe
Struggling, bleeding, collapsing
My pain continues unheard
Father
 
Hope
Abandoned, faulty
Hiding, listening, praying
Life is my suffering
Justice
 
Purpose
Forbidden, fruitless
Reeling, clutching, grinning
The agony has ended
Redemption

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Copyright © Anthony Lyrics | Year Posted 2011

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Cinquain Six

Face
contorted smile
trying to disguise
the pain that underlies
mask

Copyright © Richard Lamoureux | Year Posted 2013

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BORROWER

Borrower,
Borrowing appettite;
Increasing gradually.
Weary to live within means.
Handcap of saving culture;
Hand-to mouth disposition.
Lender connives with bailiff!

chipepo lwele

Copyright © chipepo lwele | Year Posted 2012

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Eyes On Me???

Eyes on me,
People watching,
In my direction?
Can't they look somewhere else?

Feeling uneasy,
Discomfart rises, too.
Afraid to mess up,
Afraid to fail.

Eyes are on me.
I feel pale.
I freeze.

I don't want
The attention.

Copyright © Brittany Moon | Year Posted 2009

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Anxiety

anxious
pulse pounds   in throat 
stomach flutters    skin    crawls
metal taste on tongue, a pale pall
heartbreak

heart break
hands wrung red,    raw
cancerous lips, chewed sore
nails ripped from their beds bleeding, worn
anxious

Copyright © Debbie Guzzi | Year Posted 2011

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Schizophrenic

Listen.....
Creatures whisper
Paranoia consumes me
Delirious, manic; psychotic fantasy
Medicated

Copyright © Dustin Craig | Year Posted 2012

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Still

As I open my wide brown glazing eyes....
I stop and realize.....
This is who is am...
You get one soul as you do one mind....But as you know when its your time you will fly...
Fly high in the sky with the angles above with no shame like a white feathered dove....
Souring like a bird,swimming like i fish in the deep blue sea...
Standing perfectly still with no motivation of moving....
Going down 99 just crew-zing...
Waiting on god to answer my prayer......
I keep thinking to my self life just isn't fair...
As i lay me down,I sit an think....
There's better ways to get my way!!!!
Tho hes by my side.....
Still no tears i cry..... 
I shall not die,With out goodbye......


So for now be still..........

Copyright © Arick carles | Year Posted 2015

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Pull the Trigger

 “Pull the Trigger”

Waking up from dreams that seemed like reality
Tormenting my brain with thoughts of trigger actions
Fantasy land is a place for laughter and peaceful serenity
Reality has no happiness for painful reminders shake me with open eyes

Fields of wild flowers consume my peaceful dreams
Birds singing of love while the winds softly whisper
Leaves cascading through the air I breathe allowing myself to smile
I wish I could stay in the world where my mind is at peace with my soul

The darkness surrounding my inner self won’t allow my conscience to rest
Every day the struggle to survive one more day to breathe, to laugh, to love
 Running to escape the quicksand beneath my feet so that I may find solid ground
Trying to save this pathetic smile so that one day it might be visible by the eyes staring at me

Windmills turn with the wind like my imagination conjures up ways to escape
Always considering my options of how my life can turn to dust 
So tired of being the one on the outside looking through the window of suicide
Let this sacred heart be free to float away as I pull the trigger ending this consuming sickness 

Copyright © Brian Stoaks | Year Posted 2016

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Regret

Regret
Terrible Sadness
Voices I can’t forget.
Forgive me, Oh wretchedness!
Madness!

Copyright © Nitesh Aggarwal | Year Posted 2007

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skeletons

Free 
or not free
long haunting skeletons 
trying to escape imprisonment 
for freedom

Copyright © rebecca travis | Year Posted 2008

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Liars Lyres

Lies flute
Shadows discord 
Bellows forth to night's arms
Tears salty anger languishes
Deceit

Copyright © Tim B | Year Posted 2011

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Deceit

The traditional Cinquain.
A poem, I'm sure, everyone can relate to.
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Deceit
Is like a knife
Opening up your heart
And causing it to hemorrhage
Always.

Deceit
Can scar your soul
Leaving you defenseless
Against a world full of vicious
Tyrants.

Deceit
Is a sick joke
That is played upon you
And you never see it coming
Ever.

Deceit
Will drive you mad
And make you scream in pain
You will never trust anyone
Again. 


Dawn D. Kilby 
Copyright ©2008  Dawn D. Kilby

Copyright © Dawn kilby | Year Posted 2008

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It's pain, Intensified

I loved you once,
I love you still.
Always have,
Always will.

You took my heart,
And broke it to pieces.
Now all I have left,
Is pain that never seizes.

Copyright © Victoria King | Year Posted 2012

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Hollow

Hollow Drained of will Echoes of the past tease Reverberating off my soul absent ~~ Barren An empty husk Tears leave only dry stains Cracked and parched emotions Wither ~~ Useless End of the rope No savior in white pills Letting go, wanting the abyss Futile

Copyright © Paula Swanson | Year Posted 2011

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Running In The Dark

In the dark,
Shadows whisper.
Dreadful creatures stir.

Running away now
Into the light.
Now all's safe.

Copyright © Brittany Moon | Year Posted 2009

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Walls


Too thin
these weak walls stand,
keeping cold from comfort;
dividing hope from dying dream’s
lament.

Copyright © Nick Ruff | Year Posted 2008

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Sacred Darkness





                                         “Sacred Darkness”


Tired of feeling like my heart is a piece of trash on the highway
Ran over by every passing car without a driver willing to pick it up
Squished to the point where it no longer beats, no longer lives
I feel like I am a no one who has ever mattered to anyone I’ve known

Alone in the dark on Saturday night without a soul to calm my darkest fears
Unable to smile when my life is full of turmoil and sadness
So tired of this darkened room that keeps my days full of words not voices
I can’t help but believe that if I were no longer breathing others hearts would never skip a beat

Believing that my future has already passed I think of what’s to come
Knowing my heart will never beat like yesterday I give up on tomorrow
This isn’t me throwing a pity party but the truth about my thoughts
With no one to share those with I feel like this darkness will always be

So tonight I wash my hands of everyone but myself not longer afraid of the darkness
Never afraid to pass away for I’ve already lived the best times of my life
I’m ready to lay my head on my pillow, close my eyes, and never see tomorrow’s sunlight
For if I wake again tomorrow it’s because Gods will is for me to suffer in the sacred darkness 

Copyright © Brian Stoaks | Year Posted 2015

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Fight for Flight

   “Fight for Flight”

Stuck in the shell unable to break out to see the sunshine warming the air I breathe
Struggling to smell the flowers planted in the garden for the neighbors to see
This darkness is so undeserving like the innocent killed by cowards 
Trying to break free so the numbness I feel will melt into a feeling of life

Sacred thoughts of striving to see the world around me leaves my conscience lost
Accepting my failures as an individual has created a space between reality and fantasy
Living in a world with a desolate soul leaves the heart as empty as the room I lay in
The emptiness is over powering like the silence is so deafening

Living a life secluded from real life people has my mind asking if I’m really alive
Dreaming of those long gone leaves the salty tears slowly trickling towards downwards
So many feelings of lost days make it hard to smile even on the best days
Breathe Stephen is all I can say to keep my chest moving to prove I am life

I reach out my hands to grasp the side rails to pull myself to safely stand
Again I try yet the despicable me has found empty air instead of solid objects
Believing I am the failure looked upon by others as an untreatable cancer
I give up the fight for flight and allow my body to collapse in a heap upon the ground

Copyright © Brian Stoaks | Year Posted 2016

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Still Love

Timeless
Beauty itself
Unseen yet known
For lack of a better word
Splendor

Ageless
Without ceasing 
Breath throughout ages
Love unto a broken heart
Stillness

Holy
Purely undefined
Contained by none
As a dying breath
Complete

Copyright © Christopher Steven Coan | Year Posted 2010