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Depression Slam 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.

but caught on a dime, stopped in time. almost but not quite mine.
captured a room, heart in a tomb. almost want to head to the...

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Categories: slam, depression, heartbreak, me, repetition,

Long in the tooth male doth recount reflect reimagine
Long in the tooth male doth recount, reflect, reimagine...
his woebegone damn dental daze today May 5th, 2021 

No particular rhyme nor reason
garden variety indentured flunky...

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Categories: slam, 2nd grade, absence, age,

Let's Play Pretend
Let's play pretend 
Pretend you are the hero and I am the damsel in depression 

You sold me a magic future you'd crafted out of...

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Categories: slam, abuse, addiction, anger, dark,

Premium Member Change
'Not much work since automation
'Push a button's 'bout all that's left
And I January
They'll have a button that will push itself

Change is coming
Change is going

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

It's not depression
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
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-
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

Sad Song
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
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
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

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

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Categories: death, depression, slam,

A Town Called RotGut
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,

A grand slam

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
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,

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,