Depression Poems | Poetry About Depression

Depression Poems. Below are examples of poems about depression. This list of depression poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Depression is a medical illness which causes ones to feel hopeless, helpless, and worthless. For those who suffer from discouragement and chronic sadness, writing poems about their severe disorder has helped them to cope and find comfort. Additionally, reading poetry about depression can help ones see that there is optimism for ones with this disease and that they are not alone. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of depression poetry. 


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List of New Depression Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Aphradere: Rainbow to the Rain JW Earnings Free verse beautiful, depression, desire, love
I Am Blackened Justin Worthy Rhyme dark, depression,
Sunshine Caught Micheal Dallmann I do not know? beautiful, blessing, dedication, depression,
Depression Swati Jain Prose Poetry depression, anxiety, betrayal, care, conflict,
the other india anil khanna Sonnet anger, depression, future, horror,
Premium Member Poem Smiles of a friend Arturo Michael Verse cheer up, depression, friend,
Poem Video
Sickness dewayne coleman Rhyme beautiful, depression, sick, wisdom,
Slip EL UU Dramatic Monologue depression,
Premium Member Poem Sick Juli- Michelle Couplet angst, anxiety, depression, sick,
The Monster Beckons Alex Mmm Blank verse anxiety, depression, emotions, feelings,

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Untitled 2
by Malcolm Brooks
I gotta get drunk just to make a hit 
I gotta separate myself just to be myself
I stopped praying and started buying more blacks
They still...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, cry, depression,

There Are Days When
by Subimal Sinha-Roy

THERE ARE DAYS WHEN

The unsure path is steep and rough, I’m so tired 
My legs refuse to walk any farther without prop
On a futile journey...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: depression, hope, journey, life,

Nostalgic Minority
by Kyle N. Sampson
I love that you always cared
I love that you were always there
I love that you always stood
By me ,the pain we bear'd

Admittedly ,first time
I was...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: depression, best friend, break up,

BEACH AND THE RAIN
by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr
it it comes down
all around
you down hear a sound
only water flow
also has  a 
glow
the sand  wet and it a pain
has to dried out
before...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: depression,

shimmering gold
by Rightly Jennings
a hard skin to crawl under
 when you can’t get with the joke
     ev’ryone is a foreigner
 they want to see...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: depression, hurt, love hurts,

Fight or flight
by Gordon Alexander
Fight or flight happened again today
Don't know why or what to say 
Anger deep inside my mind
Not really seeing, feeling blind

So I went for a...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: depression, fear, mental illness,

Until We Meeet Again
by Genevieve Fontaine
You were always in my heart right from the start
From seeing that very first smile to feeling that very first kiss
You were stealing my breath...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: depression, anxiety, best friend, cry,

The Theory Of Negativity
by Nick Trim
The theory of negativity is relevant to me,
it really sums up my whole reality.
I'm casually nearing the point of insanity,
being out grappled by its gravity.

It...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: depression, pain, poetry, sad,

Friends
by David Horne
Maybe it’s me that’s attracting this flack, they’re your friends for one moment then there’s knives in your back; I’m perhaps just too trusting and...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: depression, friend,

No Hopes
by Raj Ranjit
What's my fault I'm facing the problem like that
It's the fact
What was my mistake god I'm so sad
And you are bad
Unexpected day unexpected memories 
Full...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, depression, father son,

Is it just me
by Kedar Ingale
Is it just me,or you too
standing on a moor,in middle of a noon

Looking at sky,with head held up high
in search of a miracle,with a need...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: depression, desire, emotions, endurance,

Gone
by Alexander Ross
The edge has gone
I feel no fear
What once gripped me
I now hold dear

About to destroy it all
I need to breathe
Dark feels safer than light
When hiding...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, dark, depression, desire,

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Give her back soon
by Roy Pett



            wife less depression

          ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, depression, devotion, mental

Surround Me
by Kay Mel
You know they speak a lot 
Yet no words leap from their tongues
So loud
You can't hear a sound
Darkness surrounding me
But I still see
Why is this...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dark, depression, loneliness, poetry,

Slow recovery
by Ryan Hughes
Exhausted in my borrowed used up skin
Writing letters with blood upon the window
of those who wont listen cause i threw away my crayon 
Imprisoned in...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: depression, life,

It's A Goodbye
by priyanka bernadette mullick
"I'm heading home 
It's been awhile 
Since I came here
A lot has happened 
I've become stronger
Than you would know 
I'm here to say goodbye 
Time...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allegory, deep, depression, farewell,

She Knows
by Kay Mel
Depression my sweet mistress
Here I wait for your sweet embrace
As she whispers sweet nothings my way
A silent suicide
She asks for
I'll end my life
But not today
She's...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dark, deep, depression, emotions,

The Broken Record
by Megan Ryan
Like a broken record
That keeps on skipping
You keep on repeating
What I've already heard

So why must you repeat?
Why must you bring up
A mistake that I try
Not...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, cry, depression, life,

Securely Sheepless
by EL UU
Tumbling in an endless reel
Here day’s a night and night’s a day
The horizon keeps fluttering away
Along the echo of the last time I exhaled
Dared to...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: analogy, depression, feelings, loneliness,

I am trapped
by Jali the Bard
Lost in a world of regrets and dejection
Struggling for an escape
But I am shackled between a rock and a hard place
With no key in sight...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: depression, grief, heartbreak, suicide,



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