Mental Illness Poems | Poems About Mental Illness

Mental Illness Poems. Below are examples of poems about mental illness. This list of poetry about mental illness is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of mental illness poems or a list of mental illness poetry. These examples show what mental illness poems look like. There is also a link below to the definition of mental illness and a page where you can discuss these types of poems.

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Cloud of Knowing Dillenbeck, Gerald Political Verse health, humor, language, leadership, mental illness, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem Cyclothymia and Depression - A collaboration with Darren White: Wolf, White Quatrain mental illness, sad,
A Facility for the Poor and Demented Mahoney, Donal Blank verse mental illness,
Summer '72 Sknker, Jess Prose Poetry mental illness, nostalgia,
Alone Motes, Ash ABC mental illness,
My Mind's Eye Stevens, Marilyn I do not know? discrimination, freedom, identity, mental illness, patriotic, strength,
-jitter- Carris, Frisk Free verse mental illness,
Flesh Wound Riggio, Sharon Free verse mental illness,
Raindrops Grimm, Alex Free verse death of a friend, mental illness, pain, suicide,
Paranoia Williams, Scott Lyric angst, anxiety, fear, loneliness, mental illness, solitude,
The Ball of Yarn Huxley, Rebecca ABC allusion, character, conflict, grief, mental illness,
Within my Walls rodriguez, melissa I do not know? depression, dream, fantasy, how mental illness,
Premium Member Poem Losing My Competing Minds Dillenbeck, Gerald Political Verse age, body, deep, health, mental illness, psychological,
Premium Member Poem DisIntegrating Apostacy Dillenbeck, Gerald Political Verse beauty, earth day, health, mental illness, power, trust,
Premium Member Poem Madness Krampe, Agnes Verse mental illness,
Premium Member Poem ReCreating MaryJuanita Dillenbeck, Gerald Political Verse depression, drug, health, humor, mental illness,
Monster Jenkinson, Phil Rhyme angst, anxiety, best friend, mental illness,
listen to this, dad Soto, Marco Enclosed Rhyme anger, anxiety, dad, feelings, mental illness, people,
Ode to an Immaculate Catastrophe Wilcox, Greg Free verse beautiful, epic, humanity, inspiration, mental illness, perspective, voice,
The mind made of bullets Barylska, Klaudia Free verse anxiety, cry, death, depression, mental illness,
Premium Member Poem Easter Eggs as Health Systems Dillenbeck, Gerald Political Verse culture, earth, easter, health, mental illness, nature,
ADHD Quigley, Elissa Free verse feelings, growing up, humor, mental illness, school, youth,
Just Another Day Carlevaro, Audri Free verse mental illness,
Premium Member Poem Stone soul Raynes, Lewis Quatrain abuse, conflict, hurt, mental illness, psychological, society,
An Affective Disorder, the Doctor Said Mahoney, Donal Prose mental illness,
You Have Broken My Heart Ryan, Carol Free verse addiction, heart, heartbroken, how mental illness, mother son,
Psych Ward Simons, Brendan Couplet addiction, depression, drug, health, mental illness,
Breaking Quigley, Elissa Free verse conflict, crazy, evil, girl, mental illness,
counting from one to insanity Quigley, Elissa Free verse confusion, crazy, girl, math, mental illness, perspective, surreal,
Asylus Abis, Manuel Free verse mental illness,
Premium Member Poem Crime of the Century vaso, arthur Free verse art, child, funny, humorous, mental illness, music,
Bright Lights in a World of Darkness Mahoney, Donal Prose mental illness,
Paradox VH, Jessica Rhyme dark, depression, feelings, grief, mental illness, sad,
Long Story Short Miller, Katie Free verse abuse, betrayal, crazy, death, mental illness, recovery from,
Premium Member Poem End Grace, Sarah Free verse anxiety, death, deep, depression, mental illness, suicide,
The thing inside my head rodriguez, melissa Free verse dark, depression, emotions, how mental illness,
Happiness Deegan, Sarah Free verse books, deep, depression, emotions, mental illness,
Drowning in the Kiddie Pool Oliver, Sarah Free verse mental illness, pain, psychological,
The House I Live In Oliver, Sarah Free verse anger, anxiety, crazy, mental illness, psychological, sorrow,
The Beautiful Bridge Oliver, Sarah Free verse mental illness, sad, suicide,
The Girl of my Dreams Oliver, Sarah Free verse mental illness, military, psychological,
Attack Riggio, Sharon Free verse mental illness,
Crossed Wires Riggio, Sharon Free verse betrayal, heartbreak, mental illness, psychological,
Beast of the Mind Ferguson, David Free verse allegory, allusion, anger, crazy, mental illness,
Utopian Family Matters Ferguson, David Free verse abuse, child abuse, childhood, mental illness,
Cornered Puddifoot, Charlotte Jade Free verse mental illness,
The President's Tweet Leffanta, Rico Verse bullying, corruption, fantasy, mental illness, political, prejudice,
Depression in Parts Wallace, John ABC mental illness,
Premium Member Poem Promise You Will Be Here White, Darren Rhyme mental illness, pain, strength,
Valentina Was A Transgender Girl Crisci, Andrew Rhyme character, conflict, discrimination, emotions, mental illness, sad, violence,
Premium Member Poem Autism Speaks Schwartz, Glen Ode child, emotions, family, mental illness, strength,
On His Special Day Joffe, Connie Free verse america, father daughter, mental illness, military, veterans
Are you there Huxley, Rebecca I do not know? mental illness,
Lil Sally Tan, Shawn Free verse boy, crazy, dark, evil, mental illness, murder, pain,
Premium Member Poem Tormented Clown Seeker, The Rhyme mental illness,
The Thought Process Huxley, Rebecca Enclosed Rhyme mental illness, nonsense, surreal,
A peaceful killer Pullen, Bleddyn Couplet anger, character, crazy, dark, mental illness, murder,
Confessions of a narcissist Pullen, Bleddyn Couplet abuse, anger, emotions, meaningful, mental illness,
Premium Member Poem Meet Him Halfway White, Darren Free verse abuse, health, inspiration, introspection, mental illness, self, smile,
Premium Member Poem Building On Ashes White, Darren Free verse abuse, child, child abuse, mental illness, pain, recovery
Premium Member Poem Darkest Soil White, Darren Free verse mental illness, nature, self,
Looking Glass Savage, Erik Couplet mental illness,
Premium Member Poem They Say I Am Young White, Darren Rhyme anxiety, beautiful, inspirational, mental illness, peace, sea,
Premium Member Poem An Ode McGreavy, Maureen Rhyme mental illness,
The Little Princess's Decoronation Amorose, J. Sestina angel, death, depression, life, mental illness, suicide, tribute,
Broken free of depression Pullen, Bleddyn Couplet anxiety, cheer up, deep, mental illness,
Sick and Afraid Heil, Mark Free verse mental illness,
Mirror mirror Slade, Kristen Rhyme anxiety, beauty, body, confidence, mental illness, pain,
Premium Member Poem JUMPING White, Darren Free verse mental illness, sad, sorrow,
Premium Member Poem TREACHEROUS TOURETTE White, Darren Rhyme bullying, inspirational, mental illness, pain, sad,
Premium Member Poem A Bit Touched Robinson Jr., Freddie Free verse mental illness, perspective, smile,
Premium Member Poem Essondale, the Riverview Atfield, William J. Jr. Rhyme mental illness,
Echoes in the Wind Forsythe, Curtis Verse mental illness, sad,
Silently Screaming Garnett, Peter Blank verse addiction, drug, emotions, mental illness, poetry,
Premium Member Poem A Ray Of Light Pinet, Emile Quatrain angst, emotions, feelings, heartbreak, mental illness,
Premium Member Poem Strong Enough To Be White, Darren Quatrain anxiety, appreciation, boy, boyfriend, mental illness,
Shadows dance tonight JY, T.I.R.O. Free verse dance, dark, fear, love, mental illness, wife,
Premium Member Poem Torrents Of Burning Rain White, Darren Free verse mental illness, natural disasters,
Premium Member Poem A Special Gift Study, James Rhyme mental illness,
A Rage Of Silence Vitale, Mario Free verse mental illness,
Chemicaly InBrain Chemically Insane jones, aunna Bio mental illness,
easy mistake Rose, Evelyn Free verse betrayal, emotions, lonely, lost mental illness, perspective, silence,
Premium Member Poem AUTISM White, Darren Prose Poetry mental illness, self, solitude,
To molest Ram, Ram Quatrain abuse, evil, how i mental illness, psychological, violence,
Premium Member Poem Prescribing ReBirth to DT2 Dillenbeck, Gerald Political Verse birth, body, culture, health, mental illness, mirror,
Premium Member Poem A Land Of Mud And Golems White, Darren Free verse mental illness, sad, silence,
Psychiatric Crack Simons, Brendan Couplet mental illness, society,
Premium Member Poem Terrorist Deserts Into Bountiful Rivers Dillenbeck, Gerald Political Verse africa, body, culture, health, mental illness, psychological, woman,
Premium Member Poem NOT BROKEN White, Darren Free verse abuse, health, heart, i mental illness, pain,
Premium Member Poem Walk The Knife White, Darren Enclosed Rhyme anxiety, cry, dark, fear, mental illness, pain,
Premium Member Poem GRASS - Collaboration with Space Cadet White, Darren Free verse mental illness, moon, poetry,
Oxygen Depletion And Deprivation Schumacker, Earl Free verse absence, anger, anxiety, betrayal, mental illness, political,
Goosebumps Donovan, Jake Free verse angst, deep, depression, feelings, mental illness,
Goodbye - alternate version Vasudeva, Parisha Free verse dark, death, depression, emotions, mental illness, psychological, violence,
Premium Member Poem Am i PTSI or PTSD Alexander, Gordon Free verse abuse, anxiety, bereavement, depression, mental illness, military,
Premium Member Poem Malady Motel, no vacancy - Collaboration with Space Cadet White, Darren Narrative mental illness, pain, psychological,
Fenced in Grief Kramer, Morgan Iambic Pentameter depression, grief, hurt, mental illness, psychological, suicide,
Premium Member Poem Will McGreavy, Maureen Free verse mental illness,
insane sane does it even matter jones, aunna Bio mental illness,
Concealed Carry at the Mall Mahoney, Donal Blank verse mental illness,