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It's about depression, Of how you feel inside, wanting to let it out. Needing & wanting to learn how to hold your thoughts captive. A letter to God.

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i know your exact feeling
You have brought tears to my eyes with your honesty and reality. I feel it too.
10. it made me cry as it understands me so well.
I am 13 years old my heart as been hurt because i have lost lots of my love ones and it has been a year and a hard one but now I feel like i am one with the poem. One day I will be a poet and wirt storys like this one.

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The Cry Of Our Hearts

There is a great deal of depression that has overtaken my soul,
It floods deep within, into every inch that makes me whole.
I wonder and worry of thought throughout the day,
What is to come, to my dismay.
As a flood of tears pour out of me in all my expressions,
more and more comes, more and more depression.

I assure myself everything is ok!
But who am I fooling?
Then I burst into a spirit of rage.
I have questions, and there are answers.
But I'm afraid and much too weak,
When I try to explain,
I hear I'm hearing wrong and need to be meek.
But this is how I feel, there's no wrong or right,
But as I battle with myself, I always lose the fight.

I feel intimidated sometimes by others,
But as I said "This is how I feel"
The pain in me is very real.
I lose control, my thought go wild,
and here I am only a child.
If only you knew what I thought,
If only you knew what I fought.
I need my thoughts held captive.

Oh God, assure me I'm thinking normal
and you'll help me think positive.
I'm hurting, I need you!
Please don't give up on me!
One day I will always make you smile!
Your Child

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That was truely great! I put your poem on my myspace account! Thanks I really needed to read it!
this poem is great it explains what so much of us cant put into words
it helped me realize thank you
omg this is so sad I really like this a alot it almost made me cry thats how bad that makes me feel.
ogm i love this poem! its awsome
I love it cause I'm always deperess ans confusd about what I feel but I ask God to help me and don't displease me, but I know how you feel.
Dont worry god wont give up on u. Just stay strong ok
Wow it really touched me and I can see how you wrote this poem from your heart I have been through much the same and am glad to know someone else is too! Thanks love Eddie
i love it. it explains it right on the spot
This poem was very touching to me. It was like you wrote it for me. I just lost my family and I really can relate to this poem that you wrote. You are an excellent poem writer.
I really loved this poem. It is always how I am feeling. Keep writing more.
i loved reading your poem, i am going through a stage in my life where i feel like no one is there for me i am continuously crying and picking out all the imperfections in my life. i am depressed all of the time, i know i still will be tomorrow, but for the couple of minutes i was reading your poem, i think i know what it felt to be loved. thankyou tiana xx
i loved it i thought it was wounderful and i totally knew what u felt!
this poem really touch me, it feels like all the things saying in it are all about me. It made me cry. so, good job girl. !
I liked this poem so much, i swear i suffer from depression but no one see's the pain deep inside no one really tries to see if there is i think, everyday its a struggle, not so much anymore but its still there, the only reason why im a little better is cause i found someone who saw the pain someone who actually cares my love. Your poem is something that i will always remember.
This is a really good poem. It has really touched me in alot of ways.
wow, that was so real. it hurt jsut to read it coz im 15 and im goin trhough depression atm and thats exactly how i feel. u really made it real for me and its good to know others feel the same
i really like your poem i actually just got started reading poetry and deal ing with depression my self i can understand what your going threw ive beem in and out of hospitals mself and to relat to you really helps me so and me as only 12 its hard cause you have your hole life ahead of you that makes it hard but im very glad you right it is a very big reliver but keep writing and ill keep reading your friend Danielle
This poem and all the poems about the depression really touched my heart but this one had a tear in my eye and made me relize to live everyday as if i was my last. Life is way too short. Thanks you it really touched me.
I know how you feel just hang in there and keep your head up and keep praying! Love always, Jeanette Valdez
That is so true but God will never give up on his child! Jessica Hughes
that poem made me cry im 13 and i go through that me and mi family fight and i have been missin someone for 4 years mi aunt she died of cancer at age 30 and i loved her like a mom and a sister she was at mi house everyday i just wish she was back im ADHD and bipolar and i take 3 kinds of med. 1 for depression/anixoty 2 for mood stablizer 3 for concentration im been on med sense i was 3 yrs old i wish things would be better. if u know what DCFS is it a child care that take ur kids away and stuff we r involve in them because mi mom threating 2 kill herself the only way 2 cure me is if me aunt was back!
Wow! I love it. Its so great. Nice work.
Meredith- I loved this poem it really touiched me i am was or will be not quite sure where i am right now presbyterian. I am a cutterr and i have tried to commit suicide 13 now but someone has stopped me each time! This really touched me in a way that i am always his child and i should lean on him as if i had a real father and the way i would lean on him!
I liked the poem, because I think it's what my sister feels, she has to fight herself every day, so she looks normal to every one, but I think that no one really knows what she is going throuh.
it was great its like you know how i feel
ey :D dat was a gud poem. made me think keep it up
This poem really touched me. I just went through a break-up after almost 4 years and it has been very hard.
this is a beautifally written poem.
Very touching absolutely loved the poem it just describes me so well it is incomprhensible
I have several friends and a few relatives that have depression and anxiety. This poem was so sad. telling me, what they are going through. it's so real to them. so many think it's an act. but it's real. so real. I understand now a bit more. how they feel, what they think. My heart goes out to them.
i feel the same way. if only everone new what i felt i they only new what i thought, if they only new me, they wouldnt think they no me. your poem was very good, i hope u keep on writting
It gives a sense of knowlege that someone out there, somewhere, knows how you feel and can relate to your pain and sorrows and to help encourage someone.
iloved ur poem is really touch my heart
hey, this poem really expresses how i feel, being depressed isnt easy, and niether is being bi-polar so i would like to thank you for understanding me, although my feelings cant be expressed enough as it seems, however my hearts seams are still letting free of life, or at least thats what it feels like.
your poem is soo good it touched me emotionally lyk ive neva been touched b4 the words are soo real and i felt lyk you were writing about me it made me cry as i feel your pain u r a wonderfull at writing poems and you WILL make a fortune on them 1 day trust me neva give up on your skill no matter how hard things get as youll reget it
That was such an insprational poem! I especally like the end.
hey, thank you for that truly wonderful poem you've have given us all. i'v never really been into poetry but a friend of mine is and she got me into it, and i have found that it really helps me when i feel really depressed, because it reminds me that i'm not alone in the world. no matter how alone i feel inside. so thanx and plz keep up the good work! x
this poem really touched me because it remided me of my life and all that stuff
this peom is very touching and it reminds me of a close friend of mine who feels the same way
hey i love ur poem. ur poem made me cry! nobody really knows what u have to go throw. some poeple may think that u have an easy life. u might have a rough life. i have a rough life too. people may think ur crazy when u wrote that poem. but ur not. some poeple dont know how it feels to have a rough life
i think that this poem is realy realy good and that everyone should take the time and read it.
I want to thank you so much. For a long time I felt depressed and once tried to commit suicide. I managed to share this experiance with a close friend, but it upset her to know that I was going through so much she could not comprehend or understand what I was going through. I saw this poem and it spoke out to my soul. It is so hard to put what you are feeling into words, but I could relate to this poem and felt as though the words had came from me. I sent it to her and although there is no way you can get someone to understand how you arefeeling, it helped her understand how helpless I felt. It also made me feel as though I was not alone and assured me that others were going through the same thing as I was. At the darkest part of my life, I saw a light at the end of the tunnel, thankyou for making me realise I was not alone and for giving me hope! X
Dear poet this was so touching this is the same way i feel and to read this was good I feel there are people out there going through the same thing I am going through. thank u it help me think of what i hold inside of me and not let others know whats insie of me thanks . j cruz
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