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Depression Life Poems

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


Premium MemberHE GAVE by Line Gauthier


he gave up on life
his body failing
~ unsure which came first



posted on November 8, 2018...

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Categories: depression, health, life, loneliness,

Life Is Dark by Patrick Lynch
The lonesome tree can stand so proud,
By babbling brook, no friend is found,
Life is dark for all to see,
And evil hope is filled with glee.

The...

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Categories: life, anxiety, depression, loneliness,



Premium MemberRUSSIAN ROULETTE by Line Gauthier


His game of choice
Russian roulette
The vodka bottle
In one hand
Shrugging at danger
Laughing at warnings
Then it was too late
He hadn’t thought things through
Death would have been
An outcome...

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Categories: depression, games, life, psychological,

Premium MemberBurried among the Ashes by Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble
Sleeping among the ashes 
Watching time go bye
Covered in smoke
Smoothed by burdens
Hoping only to die
Wanting to awake
Struggling to open my eye
Heaven why can't I
Muscles all...

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Categories: life, appreciation, blessing, celebration, death,

I Lost Myself by Evan Palmer
I lost myself the other day and found myself
falling swiftly through the air of destruction 
hitting the ground--crushed by the weight of my 
burden resulting...

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Categories: life, art, death, deep, depression,

Premium MemberDespair by Brenda Chiri
It is not despair, 
for despair is only for those 
who see the end beyond all doubt.
We do not.
Life is filled with 
unanswered questions, 
But...

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Categories: deep, depression, hope, life,

If I Could Would I by PJ Gongora
You left without adieu
I hope I ever knew
It would be the last day, 
"Iloveyou" you would say.

You whispered in my ear
With hoarse voice I came...

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Categories: life, death, dedication, depression, desire,

The Cure by Ralph Palmer
Some days I feel delightful
Others leave me feeling spiteful
One a few, I wish I had had a riffle

But they're just days at the end of...

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Categories: anger, day, depression, life,

Premium MemberAn Imaginary Dream by Emile Pinet
Will hopes and wishes ever work for me
is there gold at the end of each rainbow?
And If I have faith in God, will I see
my...

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Categories: life, 11th grade, 12th grade,

Being What You Are by Subimal Sinha-Roy

BEING WHAT YOU ARE

Frolic branches of trees shake, butterfly leaves flutter
with the trail of summer squall the feisty forest plays.
Don’t make your mind a sprawling...

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Categories: life, analogy, depression, i am,

Is Life really worth it by Leslie Jesse
Is this life really worth it? I’m nervous
Every morning as I peel back my curtains, I look for my purpose,
I have everything I’ve ever wanted,...

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Categories: life, depression,

Know How by Rhona McFerran
Thankless job, I think watching
as Thurman tries to teach the young man

The lad sitting up
on the tractor
like a proud young pup
is full of piss and...

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Categories: age, humanity, life, wisdom,

Six-Word Couplet Series Encore by Subimal Sinha-Roy

Blinkered mind
Insular lonely mind
Happiness can’t find.

Hued clouds
Sunburst dawn sky
Hued clouds fly.

River
Rippling tinged river
Ecstatic air quivers.

The call
Breeze whispers clear
Call of river.

Joy of trees
Trees on sandbar
Dance in...

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Categories: analogy, depression, happiness, life,

Premium MemberSIX-WORD COUPLET SERIES ENCORE by Line Gauthier


THE PHASES OF GRIEF
bereavement pain physical
spiritual and philosophical 

SHOCK & DENIAL
can’t find relief
overwhelming numbed disbelief

PAIN & GUILT
unbearable preemptive suffering 
remorseful chaos excruciating

ANGER & BARGAINING
growing bitter...

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Categories: life, courage, endurance, grief, introspection,

The Soul in the Den by Brandon Connor
Back in my hole in the back of the den
racking up souls with every heart that I spend

Laughing at those birdies floating far far away
half...

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Categories: anxiety, beauty, depression, life,

Adventure To A Barren Island by Subimal Sinha-Roy


This unhappy man in the midst of flowing opulence lived
like a discolored precious stone in a box of rare jewels,
and was always sad like a...

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Categories: life, analogy, depression, happiness, imagery,

A Prison Of My Own Making by Hazel Love
Where is my life heading? why do I constantly feel like I'm going in the wrong direction? 
is it a lack of confidence or my...

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Categories: life, anxiety, confusion, how i

Morning Blues by Kay Mel
Even when I'm happy
Full of content
My heart still feels empty
My mind resents
This feeling of bliss
How do I escape all of this
Hell in my mind
Back at...

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Categories: anxiety, deep, depression, life,

life like it is by jan hansen
A Life
My life has three stages, I was young once
it didn`t last so long, and the downturned came
in my middle thirties, I sank into a...

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Categories: life, deep, devotion, dream, earth

Passionately Falling Into The Abyss by Anthony Parker
Zenith from a telescope 
Chose this device at times to view the slightest hope
Fractured elements of my past seem to have their grip
For a brief...

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Categories: life, bereavement, child abuse, confidence,