Depression Narrative Poems

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


The Ritual by Robert Fox
Oh my darling, a white picket fence,
Oh my darling, a polite cricket wench,
In my face, you can't see, my soul.

Oh, my darling, oh, my darling,...

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Categories: betrayal, community, fantasy, hurt,

Eureka by Tanishi Mookerjee
She dreamt a dream oh so  spectacular ,
Of a world far away, a world unlike ours.
It had  extraordinary  sights, quite alien to...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,



Dear Depression by Nokuthula Lumba
Dear depression.
Hi old friend.
 Greetings to you from myself and writer's block... The two of us have developed quite a bond over the last couple...

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Categories: depression, gospel, spiritual,

Broken Little Pieces by Tiani Rodriguez
I find myself holding onto my broken pieces
trying to search for some form of comfort. 
Every morning I gather the fragments of my existence 
and...

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Categories: break up, change, depression,

Premium MemberDog Days by Stephen Kilmer
The sky is cracked tonight.  The moon slips through and the clouds dance across her slender back.  I’m hunkered down here for the...

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Categories: depression, fear, lonely, lost

Water by Kyla Toth
 Drip, drop 
Drip, drop 
The rain pours down 
Soaking your clothes 
Drowning out any sound 

Drip, drop 
Drip, drop 
Tears slide off your cheeks...

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Categories: cry, feelings, imagery, onomatopoeia,

Premium MemberRaison D'Etre by Jack Ellison


As we approach our golden years, nothing prepares us for what lies ahead. Everyone reaches it... it's inevitable but that doesn't mean we are really...

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Categories: passion,

In Abyss Of Ashes by Roger Byrd
  Delicate & terrified, relevant & alive but watching us die...  I've slept silent, so quiet... Deny me, your dying right beside me......

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Categories: depression,

Betrayed by Moliehi Molupe
Betrayed

You stand still like monuments
As umoved and unshakable as a grave
You utter words of unfathomable promise
Your stare bores into me
Drilling into my soul, piercing my...

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Categories: betrayal, depression, encouraging, inspiration,

Premium MemberSpirit Shadows of Sadness by Chantelle Anne Cooke
Part Two
San Francisco, California
Melodee’s apartment with a view of the bay

“It’s the month of May. The 29th no less. The number of sorrow for me.”
“Cassaro,...

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Categories: death, depression, may,

Broken by Roger Byrd
From the touch comes dust...
Into ash & love kills you fast...

 Cast aside the depression that hides, rips you inside & leaves you behind... Life...

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Categories: depression,

Premium MemberOH GREAT SKY CHIEF HEAR ME NOW by jack cooper
Oh Great Sky Chief I'm standing here
On sacred ground remembering a day
When are people were so proud?
Oh Great Sky Chief it's me White Cloud
I have...

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Categories: bullying, care, christian, courage,

ABIKU by Damilola Muyideen
ÀBÍKÚ

                   Àbíkú, 
    This...

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Categories: death, depression, loss, mother,

crying in the rain by alyssa ramos
rain fell down 
 not droplets outside 
 but tears from within 
 drowning a once
 determined soul,
 breaking it.
 sad people love the 
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Categories: depression, lonely, love, Lullaby,

Shatter Machine by Roger Byrd
 Here I amth in the volume of fear, invisioning when it'll disappear... Awaken by the break & pain I'll never embrace or change... In...

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Categories: depression,

Premium MemberSeven Years by Michelle Faulkner
     When are our best years? So many in this society seem to think it is their youth, or their twenties....

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Categories: appreciation, depression, husband, introspection,

Black Sunday, 1935 by Steve Zak
Year five of the Great Depression. 

April 14, 1935 another Sunday of church services praying for
The rain that wasn’t coming.

And the sky turned mean and...

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Categories: america, history, weather,

Premium MemberPoor Stewards by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Cardboard box compassion,
canned love with a cadaver expiration date
Sub-contract the morgue delivery,
charge a mob fee that’s double the going vig rate
Profit from scapegoating the poor...

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Categories: discrimination, poverty, society, truth,

Touched By Madness by Janece Terry
In a day when mental illness 
was hidden behind a closed door,
A young girl lived but wished to die;
 she couldn't take it anymore.

No one...

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Categories: abuse, anger, child abuse,

The Art Of Escape by Matthew Abuelo
Do you still wonder 
now that you’ve been washed out
into fate’s unforgiving seas
why you were sentenced to a life
you swore was in the wrong body?
Living...

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Categories: anger, anxiety, death of