Category Archives: depression poetry

Read Poem: FATHERLY ADVICE, by Aaron Marchant

It’s all very well, you being kind and giving but kindly give consideration to my plea The world will not just hand a chap a living so take it by the ‘scruff’ boy just like me I recall upon my … Continue reading

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39 WORDS, Poetry by Josslyn Rae Turner

birth family childhood friendship learn explore

adult love sex family children parent

dreams build break broken torn

tears anger fight affliction Continue reading

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Anxiety, Poetry by Shellie Palmer

Every breath I ever take those moments my hands
tremble and shake. I can’t control it, want to lose it all, then
reminded of my faith. The Lord steers the way.
I will never control my inner self, it just
doesn’t work that way. Anxiety, what’s it all about anyway? Continue reading

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counting bricks, Poetry by lee pettengell

sitting in this cell of mine counting bricks to pass the time

800 and 9 or was it 10 shit ill have to start again
paced the floor a 1000 times from the bed to the chair
just aint getting any were
out the window freedom calls
across the yard over the walls Continue reading

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#1 fan Poetry Reading by Stephanie Crosby, Performed by Maya Wolosyzn

The theme to this poem is obsession. I became friends with a pro wrestler and I picked up one of his  fan mail. I was amazed on how desperate this person was for attention. Continue reading

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Read the best of DEPRESSION Poetry from all over the world

Submit your POETRY to the Festival. Three options to submit:
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