Poetry Slam Depression Poems

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


Premium MemberChange by Chuck Melugin
'Not much work since automation
'Push a button's 'bout all that's left
And I hear....by January
They'll have a button that will push itself

Change is coming
Change is going
No...

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Categories: slam, angst, career, cry, depression,

It's not depression by shabana hunte
I forgot what it's like to laugh 
To laugh and be in a moment 
I forgot what it's like to smile 
And be filled with...

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Categories: slam, bullying, deep, depression, loneliness,



Who are you by Samantha Parlato
Who are you?

When the lights are off and your heartbeat is dense,
Do you question your time or space or this everlasting sense?
Does your mind run...

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Categories: slam, absence, anxiety, depression, emotions,

an open letter to the world- trigger warning- by Cali Carlson
First.
This is not a suicide note.
It is just a list featuring pros and cons of possibly taking away the thing called "life"
It seems as if...

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Categories: slam, anxiety, death, depression, mental

Fishy Blues by Jeremiaj Morgan
Smoke swims by like gilded fish rushing to make it to school 
before they are caught dangling from a force
intended to wrench their souls to...

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Categories: slam, anxiety, depression, fish, how

Sad Song by Sabina Nicole
I dreamt of you again last night,
I held you with all my might,
Tears flowed from my face,
As I yearned to never leave your embrace.
The smell...

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Categories: slam, death, depression, dream, love,

Handling Anxiety in 10 Easy Steps by Brittany Larson
1. Remember to take all of your prescribed medication. Don't ever skip a day because you never know when you might snap.
2. Cancel all your...

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Categories: anxiety, depression, slam, spoken

Death Of A Lover by Brittany Larson
The day she left 
The world shattered
The day I found her
Splayed on the floor
I went back to the winter
When her and I laid side by...

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Categories: slam, dark, death, depression, lost

Sleep by Marchel Tyler
Do you know what it's like?
Never wanting to wake up.
What it's like to be laying in bed
With all of these thoughts going through your head
Death....

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Categories: death, depression, slam,

A Town Called RotGut by Alexandra Burns
saloons are just another form of dealing with depression
I hate drinking away nights
saying yes to bartenders
saying no to reality 
take a dip in the cold...

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Categories: slam, absence, abuse, angst, dark,

RIP Virginity by Farhana Akter
Dear Sir, my innocence is gone now, no more fear 
Do you love to **** me again, I am always here. 
I wonder when you...

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Categories: slam, abuse, anger, child, childhood,

A grand slam by Dr. Upma A. Sharma


An applaud in negative
In writing or voluble,
Appreciate one must
To further spring up,
A poetic grand slam !

Sarcastic comments
Take digs at you,
Aggressive remarks
The missiles,
To drop you dead...

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Categories: slam, conflict, courage, introspection,

Watch, See, Listen, Hear by Ainsley Castleberry
You watch the tears fall from her eyes.
You see her walk out and away from the crowd.
You listen as she tells how unwanted and useless...

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Categories: slam, depression, loneliness, poetry, sad,

Open Letter by Raymond Ngomane
I smoke-verse what i like and diss what i never like/
These is no teenage pregnancy lyrical attention like/
Unselfishness will be smoked in day light
waiting for...

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Categories: slam, spoken word,

Premium MemberLOVE, PEACE, AND HARMONY by Verlena S. Walker
Discrepancy is an economic thing.  Have you ever known this to be anything else?
Money is the great separator of togetherness.  Man rob, steal,...

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Categories: life, political, slam,

Tell Me by Sabrina Niday Hansel
I'm lost hurt and angry
Why did you take his life
I want, No I need to know
Tell me, Tell me why
I deserve to know

Haven't you done...

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Categories: slam, absence, anger, angst, betrayal,

Solipsist by Wyatt Loethen
Let the Deicide commence.

You're a voyeur at best!
Your vampiric heart is beating out of your chest!
And you have slayed the ones whom would love you...

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Categories: slam, allegory, angst, boyfriend, confusion,

C H A O S by Reynaldo Mast
Could I not see such ugly drawn out choices.

Hollow I feel such nothing for people it is fear that feeds me.

Alone in this forsaken world...

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Categories: slam, dark, depression, fear, grief,

Shunned by Reynaldo Mast
Breaking down in the heart and mind.
With all regrets that are truly not kind.
Shocked at people are, so painful to see.
Abused with hated and ecstasy.
Violated...

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Categories: slam, confusion, dark, depression, fantasy,

Trip on, Trip up by Reynaldo Mast
Walk before you speak.
Lend your voice that seek.
Foot forward and back.
So will that be a fact.
Gone by and be well.
Trip up and put into a...

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Categories: slam, confusion, dad, death, depression,