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Depression Iambic Pentameter Poems

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


Depressed by David Loewen
My mind is boggled down
My chest feels wrapped too tight,
Just wanna curl up in a ball
Sure as hell don't wanna fight.

I wanna lean back in...

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Categories: depression, sad,

A Lost Sense of Purpose by bill baggins
Long ago in the short-time lively spring
In the grassy plains of a small island
Came from nonexistence a young sapling 
Nurtured by the love of her...

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Categories: 12th grade, art, best



Eleven Figures by James Daddario
By night eleven figures came to me
Unlocking doors that sealed shut long ago.
We travelled forward on a darkened sea 
To sleepy Somnus’ cave, hidden below.

Eternal...

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Categories: allusion, analogy, depression, dream,

A Quiet Storm by Mike Gentile
     A quiet storm is raging in my head
The mangled thoughts, they churn out of control
     Confusion...

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Categories: confusion, depression, lost love,

Fenced in Grief by Morgan Kramer
A greasy, thin mop of blazing red fire,
Milky complexion with looks so sickly.
Need of hobbies and human friends so dire.
With head low, he walks with...

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Categories: depression, grief, hurt, mental

Mythical by Kathryn Smith
You're a myth that I cannot explain
Unheard of, perhaps
But the consequence is the same

The moments you care are what intrigue me the most
But loyalty is...

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Categories: absence, betrayal, depression, heartbreak,

Dangerous Meanderings II by Tom Quigley
Don’t mind your habits, but they’ve made your mind.
Round the next corner, things will get better.
Until that one fell day when you do find
The credit’s...

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Categories: depression, loneliness, psychological, recovery

Premium MemberFETUS by Vee Bdosa
      FETUS
She wasn't swayed from how she set her mind,
but in a way, her heart was of a kind
that loved...

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Categories: abuse, baby, birth, death,

yet untitled by Darren Mallett
This poem is a mental note to myself about something that happened a few weeks ago. I was attacked at night by two unknown guys...

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Categories: abuse, anger, angst, depression,

what is this feeling by lysette marshall
Why are these painful thoughts polluting me?
I am a lost girl in a desert land
All I want to do is be set free
I am trying...

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Categories: anxiety, butterfly, depression,

paths by Darren Mallett
I stand tall; the luckiest man alive. 
Knowing full well, my life's true direction;
For I'll be sure to amount to something, 
Or burnout rather than...

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Categories: anger, angst, books, dark,

Fame and Stardom by john beharry


Attainment of success, stardom and fame
Remains the ultimate dream of many
Who seek the publication of their name
Upon the future pages of  history

The journey to...

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Categories: addiction, celebrity, death, depression,

Eve by Darren Mallett
How I adored the times I spent with you;
Your lips; the taste of red wine and cigarettes; 
Your wild hair and your untamed attitude. 
Though...

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Categories: absence, abuse, addiction, beauty,

Suicide by Darren Mallett
Here I stand, upon a lonely cliff; 
Outcropped above glittering white-wash waves. 
The swash of the sea and the vivid smell 
Challenges my deepest inner...

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Categories: absence, abuse, anger, angst,

A Letter To My Past by Darren Mallett
How do you like me as I am today?
Twenty years young, triumphantly boasting 
Success through all you had been foreboding.
Casting my vast nets as far...

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Categories: anger, angst, anti bullying,

The Relationship by Darren Mallett
I saw you last night, in seraphic sleep; 
A tremor in your lips, and a flicker
Of an eye lid for each secret you keep.
I shivered...

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Categories: abuse, addiction, beautiful, depression,

Depression by Darren Mallett
It’s normal to feel a dark cloud’s shadow
Rise above us every once and a while; 
And to feel as though the sun has faded
Behind a...

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Categories: abuse, anti bullying, bereavement,

The Apple by Darren Mallett
I lay spread-eagle in a field orchard; 
Surrounded on four sides by long-grown, green grass
On a dry, October's noon. Nonchalant.
I watched a small squirrel climb...

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Categories: absence, allegory, analogy, depression,

The Dove and The Oak by Darren Mallett
Alone I walked, through a chill wind 
Upon a dark and dense forest footpath.
Fraught by the tragic loss of a good friend
My heart hardened like...

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Categories: angel, anger, appreciation, betrayal,

Kindred Spirits by Darren Mallett
"A True Kindred Spirit." He called me once. 
He saw something in me that gave me drive;
Fire burning I never felt inside. 
In red pen...

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Categories: absence, abuse, best friend,