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Metaphor Depression Poems

These Metaphor Depression poems are examples of Depression poems about Metaphor. These are the best examples of Depression Metaphor poems written by international poets.

Painted Smile
It’s all an act, can’t you see?
A pretense of Shakespearean complexity
A mask of so many layers it’s hard to hold
Yet it only gets heavier as...

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Categories: angst, dark, depression, extended

Premium Member Beating A Dead Horse

Reins lifted in spite, a grimace
Blistering the urge to forgive the way
Black changed to gray right before your eyes,
Easing away the pain like, in fading,...

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Categories: depression, animal, death of a

My poem about nothing and everything
the chilling winter breeze 
creeps through my window 
another season has passed 
and got no progress to show
same thoughts
same habits 
same mentality 
same person 

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Categories: dark, death, depression, drink,

Dark Yarn
My mind's a mangled maelstrom
A kaleidoscope of churning chaos
Overflowing with twisted tales from
A long vanquished obscured kratos

A tangled spool of words, nine yards
An unravelling frantic...

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Categories: anger, anxiety, dark, depression,

Premium Member Exploring Panic
If troubles were akin to veils,
which on their own do not one blind,
when multiplied can quickly smother,
overwhelming smothered mind.

But tearing off these piling veils,
is not...

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Categories: anxiety, depression, imagery, meaningful,

Death's door
I was born through that bloody door
Through my mother’s womb, I saw the gloam 
I was once two, expelled as one
I’m now on the flip...

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Categories: depression, angst, birth, christian, death,

Genre: Poetry
Title: Rebirth
Author: John King Ayanfe ©

I'm a being beaten by a bragging-heartless life
Being a being beaten by beasts baffles my broken being
Ever being seared...

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Categories: anxiety, change, courage, depression,

I saw my mom's tears,
Metamorphose into pearls,
And molds into golds.

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Categories: depression, lost love, metaphor,

Just a Hollow Shell
My head is bowed low, feeling the shame,
Think of how I am now, I take all the blame.
Just one look into my eyes, you can...

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Categories: depression, abuse, addiction, anxiety, conflict,

Scouring self-loathing
Evict me from this grimy house
My son asked me what self-loathing is
His home still occupied with laughter
I was taken aback by his cleanliness
I told him...

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Categories: bible, depression, home, house,

Dancing between acceptance
Acceptance is easy to feel
It’s like dancing in the rain
Whilst wishing for a drier deal

If not for regret soaking me
Acceptance would be right as rain

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Categories: depression, extended metaphor, loss,

Better than the Best
I always strove for perfection
It’s all or nothing, that what my mind said
Be the best or you’ll make everyone sad,
I couldn’t help but be bothered...

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Categories: addiction, anxiety, childhood, depression,

The stalker

You stalk and lurk and creep 

You're with me as i go to school

And with me as i brush my teeth 

You put thoughts in...

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Categories: 12th grade, anxiety, depression,

Premium Member - Mournful -
           Everything that time or tide may tell

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Categories: deep, depression, metaphor, sad,

Premium Member When the Rain Comes
When the rain comes in blunt despair
With swords of Thor's thunderous wield
The clouds drape darkness everywhere
As light surrendered, as hope kneeled

Where desolated gloom revealed
A drab...

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Categories: depression, loneliness, metaphor,