This is a poem about being taken advantage of. I am always there for people, but they never seem to have time for me.

This poem originally was published in Sad Poems - Depression and Suicide Poems

Down Again
I've been pushed down so many times
I feel this time will be the last
as I lay here fading
my thoughts are invaded by memories of my past
I feel the pressures of shame and rejection building
as I lay here on the floor
I have no strength to get up
I'm not worth it any more

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  • Stormee
    I really liked this poem. good job! it's [A]mazing! =]
  • lauren
    this poem touched me and i feel the same way that you are feeling in that poem. friendship and trust is just an illusion to me. no one really is my true friends and there are alot of people out there who dont know what it feels like to be someone with the fear of being forgotten, being lonely and being pushed down. athazagoraphobia is what we all grasp. (phobia of being forgotten) i tried being happy again but i found out later it wasnt making me even a bit happier. although people say that you can get over it easily, people like you and i know that its very hard to overcome depression. but just hang in there. theres hope in finding happiness in the future
  • Samantha
    This poem just touched me. after i read it, i felt that a couple of months ago that was all i felt. but now whenever i fall down i think of everything good that has happened to me and i get right back up again.
  • Gillian
    This explains exactly how i felt recently and i hope to never go there again xx
  • vanessa
    i really liked what you wrote because its so true.
  • stacey
    i thought this poem was excellent and made me think there are people out there that dont have the life some people have and would rather be dead i think its horrible that somebody could feel this way and how people make them feel this way but u get people out there that are just there to hurt people nobody is worth taking ur life for.
  • Brandi
    it is AWESOME!1
  • Courtney
    I can really relate to this poem almost everyday of my life well things are better now but i will always have those memories keep writing i would love to learn to express myself like you do!
  • Keri
    I really liked this poem. I can actually feel what is being said right now. I actually have this problem at school to. So I know what you're feeling. I love the poem, byes.
  • Lela
    Hey i so know what its like to be there just stay strong, ive been fighting for years to keep alive i know some where inside i want to live cause im still here i think you want to too just try n keep it in mind -a knowing depressed chic
  • jess
    i am 13 and i have self hamed and this poeam means alot i no hwo you feel love jess
  • Ian
    This poem embodies my exact emotions. It brings comfort to know others feel as I. And even though we are isolated we are not alone.
  • nikka
    this poem touched me i cant even believe it i write poetry too and this is somethig i can relate to
  • Maya
    I love this poem! it's really amazing what a few lines and carefully chosen words can do - I got goosebumps! and it reflects the exact way I felt so many times before pushing myself to get up and try again -- it's beautiful =)
  • marissa
    hey, I think that i is a good poem. It isn't long but it says a lot.
  • Kristin
    Jenna My name is Kristin and i wanted to let you know that i really appreciate this poem. Its funny because me and my best friend Jenna used to write poems like this all the time so it just really reminded me of something that we would have wrote! I guess thats why it stuck out to me. I dont normally write these comment things this one just really hit home you know! So thank you for the memorie flashback! I dont see her much anymore! I miss her you know!
  • Noor
    I was touched by it cuz I wrote the same. And I've got depression in my heart that makes me realize that this poem Jenny wrighted is a part of my situation. It depends on the situation actually and this poem describes me. Thank u so much
  • Kayla
    It was very touching. I Liked it.
  • Rochelle
    I think this poem is very unique. It has a lot of emotion . It touched my heart a lot and made me relize that being in a relationship like that is wrong. It was great to relize that someone else has went through what I have.
  • Anjanette
    I appreciate someone who can put into words exactly how i feel. thank you.
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