Depression Poem by Lauren White

Depression

Rating: 4.8


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

Depression is a huge emphasis on feeling sad and low
You feel like you're in a dark place with nowhere else to go

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

Depression is having little energy or 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 dont understand the seriousness of how it affects people

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

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Jose Flores 10 December 2008

Thank you for sharing your peom.10/10

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Kathy Komaromi 25 April 2008

that last line is oh so very true... i never understood my friend... but now i do.

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i love this poem...it touches me...its all the truth.

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shygirl 93 09 November 2008

thats amazing thank you so much for sharing ~♥ ~

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beautiful poem elaborating the human mind.

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Jennifer E 11 November 2020

Awesome depiction of my own feelings put into words better than I seem to be able to do. Thank you

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Nicole D''Settemi 21 July 2018

I appreciate the matter-of-fact and frank nature of this write. I think it also has a nice flow, and the last two lines are the strongest. Thx for this write! I wrote various poems on mental-illness, perhaps if you have time you ill be able to peruse my own? Blessings! NS

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Hannah Williams 05 May 2018

I felt this as I read it. Great job. Also, ignore the personwho said they laughed at it, as they've obviously nevver had depression or gone through anything.

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carl jenkins 30 April 2018

I laughed so hard at this

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Naila Rais 29 April 2018

Such a nice write... Last line I love the most.... You can't understand unless you suffer .... Keep it up.. Naila

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