Kayla Mclendon

Rookie (Jan.15,1994 / Brooklyn, Mississippi)

Depression Poem by Kayla Mclendon


Depression is like a wave pulling you further in
You don't feel up to facing anyone or anything

Depression is a huge emphasis on feeling sad and low
You feel like you're in a dark place with no where else to go

Depression is like you're falling deeper into a blackhole
Your mind feels violated and as though you have no control

Depression is having little energy and lack of motivation
you feel tired and don't want to engage in conversation

Depression is used in the wrong context by naive people
They don't understand the seriousness of how it affects people

Depression is isolation, withdrawl, low self-esteem, and much more
You will never understand it unless you've been through it before

Submitted: Thursday, November 13, 2008
Edited: Tuesday, May 31, 2011

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Comments about this poem (Depression by Kayla Mclendon )

  • Rookie Tamla Smith (8/18/2009 3:09:00 AM)

    this is an amazing peice of writing; you really captured depression. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 30 Points Naseer Ahmed Nasir (4/30/2009 1:05:00 PM)

    You have defined well a very difficult state of mind. Good work, Kayla. Keep writing.

    Best Wishes
    Naseer (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Tamisha Bellamy (4/14/2009 8:45:00 AM)

    Very nice work Kayla, . No one really knows how a depressed person feels unless a person have once felt depressed or is feeling depressed. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Suicidal Magic (4/4/2009 12:10:00 PM)

    i LUV this poem
    keep writing =] (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Dakota Ellerton (12/3/2008 1:56:00 PM)

    I really liked this, thanks, keep up the good work (: (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Bekah T. (11/23/2008 5:07:00 PM)

    you are really good at saying what depression is like. its really good, i especially like the last line. good job! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sandy nobody (11/20/2008 8:05:00 PM)

    very well written kayla..you described depression perfectly...keep writing looking forward to reading more from you....... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Silence Dogood (11/15/2008 3:02:00 PM)

    I like the last line
    You deffinetly describe this well
    Very well done (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 40 Points Javier Falcon (11/13/2008 7:55:00 PM)

    Very descriptive, I can almost feel the depression with only hearing how closely you described it... Depression is truly a bad feeling... Great piece of write... (Report) Reply

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