Poems About Depression

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  • Childhood

    by Dark&Grim

    Childhood? Which childhood?
    The one that didn’t last...

  • I wonder how long before this bleeding stops.
    My salty tears, no longer antiseptic...

  • The Sign On The Hospital Door

    by Jenna Bella Oldridge

    A sign on the door to the hospital read

  • Shooting Tin Cans

    by Cantchangeme

    Too many pictures and not enough memories
    It’s as if the camera lived a life not me...

  • Depression.

    by Poet on the Piano

    (trigger warning)
    Depression is not just the lack of joy...

  • A dozen words left unsaid.

    by Poet on the Piano

    (trigger warning)
    It was messier than I meant it to be...

  • Pieces

    by FiecreGoddessLu

    Do you see them?
    Because I do...

  • Perhaps

    by Jose Estrada

    Such a night should I change even more? So much is...

  • Self-trust (1) 1

    by Jenna Bella Oldridge

    I keep my temper but I am angry.
    I save my arguments for in the shower...

  • Self-Harm (2) 2

    by Jenna Bella Oldridge

    That pivotal moment you decide for the first time...
    You grapple with your urges and find it within...

  • I Remember Laughing In My Therapists Face (1) 1

    by Jenna Bella Oldridge

    I walked every avenue of avoidance just to find...
    Everytime I shut down the experience it resurfaced...

  • A Life Without Music 1

    by Jenna Bella Oldridge

    It's the song I had on repeat when I was broken.
    The one I kept going back too...