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Sad Depression Poems

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


Dark Misery
Dark misery
how you wrap my heart 
like a black cat around the leg

waking world thrust back into dream
vaccume un-escapable
i fall backwards
into your dark embace

slowly i...

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Categories: dark, depression, feelings, love,



Inferno sad
Inferno sad 
By: Christopher Nickles 
Forced to watch as she goes 
Punishment of actions, he knows 
The heart crumbles as it falls 
Stuck and trapped...

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Categories: anxiety, depression, emotions, sad,

Premium Member Tears Never Die
I lie awake most nights,
just staring through the ceiling.
And soon it comes in sight,
that same old empty feeling.

No matter where I roam,
I find the truth...

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Categories: depression, sad,

Dear Mom,
I may not say it
May not speak the words
Breathing life into their meaning
That doesn't mean I don't tell you
Misery written into my brow
After another harsh...

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Categories: dark, depression, family, hurt,

A Litany in Time of Plague
Update of "A Litany in Time of Plague" 
by Michael R. Burch

THE PLAGUE has come again
To darken lives of men
and women, girls and boys;
Death proves...

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Categories: death, depression, fear, funeral,



Premium Member Elasticity
When guilt 
collides with my pleasure
and pain is too hard to measure
Escape is the elastic tether
that accompanies 
my sensual physical bender

Tock tick tock
my emotional drop
for...

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Categories: angst, anxiety, depression, lust,

The pain
Life is so full of wonder and pain,
Those rare moments of pure joy.
Sometimes the pain can drive you halfway insane.

The rain in my life just...

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Categories: bereavement, death, depression, emotions,

Premium Member MY CHILDHOOD ANGEL
How did my Nanny know of the horrors that went on in our home?  Was it the palpable fear in my eyes, or her...

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Categories: depression, abuse, angel, anti bullying,

Storms Inside
Storms Inside

It's not easy to cry, to shead a single tear
To allow such vulnerability to appear 
But once you start you cant seem to stop
You've...

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© Sarah Cope  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cry, depression, imagination, metaphor,

Breakfast Tomorrow
Breakfast Tomorrow

Broken and alone
This bittersweet hold
He mumbles and moans
Her conscience was sold
Turned up to a scream
This all feels surreal
I died in a dream
There’s too much...

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© Laura Dee  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: depression, hurt, poetry, poverty,

Part of Me
Part of me is angry
part of me is dead
part of me is happy 
and part of me is sad
part of me is lying
part of me...

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© Donald Lee  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: depression,

Premium Member DANCING THE BLUES


now sunless days on automatic pilot
skies from greys to blues to violet
feigning composure while on edge
he dances nonchalantly on a ledge



extract from my poem ABYSMAL...

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Categories: blue, dark, depression, lonely,

Premium Member Have You
Have you ever felt pain 
way deep inside
That it touches where 
your happiness hides
Where your joy once had 
lived in peace
Making your get up and
go...

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Categories: depression, sad,

In pieces
In pieces


The debris of my shattered soul,
Is all that remains of the old me I used to know.
I, the ghost, who haunts my life of...

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© Aa Harvey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, depression, emotions, how

BLOOD BATH
Last night
I poured some memories into a glass 
They didn’t fill it, not at all
The bottle was almost empty 
When I started pouring
Someone else’s history
I...

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Categories: depression, break up, cry, dark,

Premium Member The secret of Pickle
A simple pickle is the essence of life’s journey,
The recipe of a very experienced granny,
Who has put for the test of our taste bud,
emotions we...

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Categories: depression, analogy, anger, anxiety, blue,

Premium Member In A Faded Photo
Darkness has swiftly fallen
and caught me unaware.
Upon an unknown path
in the middle of despair.

The footsteps I hear behind me
are the ghosts of yesteryear.
Lights that use...

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Categories: age, depression, sad,

Make the most of what you got
How do you really know what's wrong or right?
As when we leave our nest and begin first flight.
How do we learn that when we spread...

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Categories: appreciation, depression, journey, lonely,

Open Wound
Open Wound
by Dylan Williamson

An open wound
Bleeding to no end
A person crooned
Because their will will now bend
Crowned in a crown of thorns
Donned until end of days
Congratulated...

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Categories: angst, dark, depression, life,

Extra:Deep-Loneliness
Feeling left out, all alone. It seems as if this won’t end soon.
So far away from reality, moons and moons yet still not amused.
Reaching out,...

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Categories: depression, 11th grade, absence, anxiety,