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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.


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: analogy, depression, happiness, imagery,

Fear Is Not My Friend by GLEN GALATOVICH
Fear is my loneliest friend.                    ...

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Categories: anxiety, betrayal, conflict, confusion,



THE STORY IN MY HEAD by Emmanuel Adedayo Ojelade
THE STORY IN MY HEAD
(Sounds Of Silence)

Would I have had it any better in life?
Why would it be me?
Why would he hurt me?
He is my...

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Categories: abuse, child abuse, depression,

Premium MemberMaternity Ward Blues by Caren Krutsinger
The woman was older, had black hair, angry brown eyes, and wore a perpetual frown on her face. Chel had heard the nurse on the...

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Categories: baby, hope,

Pill predicament by Robbie McClellan
Now I officially know what it feels like for a drug addict to be scrambling on the floor trying to gather the drugs they dropped....

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Categories: anxiety, crazy, depression, drug,

Time Uproot The Rocks by Annie Lander
Home is the word we love to hear:
The dreams are never over,
They are always a break through: after the tears:
An x is lodge in our...

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Categories: america, angst, black african

Where am I by Sithembele Mlenzana
In the valleys of hills, that’s where I am,
In the branches of trees, that’s where I climb.
Lost is something far Away,
But cost is something I...

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Categories: abuse, bible, community, confusion,

SAD SOUL BY: MIGDALIA TORRES RIVERA by Migdalia Torres
SAD SOUL
	By: Migdalia Torres Rivera




The years of mere conflict and pain; were so visible in Ms.Miles face? 

Her sagging skin, her puffy eyelids, her pale...

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Categories: age, art, caregiving, death,

Premium MemberMe by Danielle Brunelle
Nobody understands her or truly cares if she is alright 
The signs are so obvious yet, nobody notices
She has given up and is refusing to...

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Categories: confusion, depression,

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,