Depression & Other Magic Tricks by Sabrina BenaimDepression & Other Magic Tricks is the debut book by Sabrina Benaim, one of the most-viewed performance poets of all time, whose poem Explaining My Depression to My Mother has become a cultural phenomenon with over 5,000,000 views.
Depression & Other Magic Tricks explores themes of mental health, love, and family. It is a documentation of struggle and triumph, a celebration of daily life and of living. Benaims wit, empathy, and gift for language produce a work of endless wonder.
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Depression Poems To Get You Through Tough Times (& Understand Those Struggling!)
Submit your work, meet writers and drop the ads. ThePoet Nov They don't know how it feels to awake every morning, and all they can wonder is why they had even awoken. They don't know how it feels to pick up all of their pieces, and put them back together but still feel like they're broken. They don't know how it feels to say all that they can say, and still feel like there's more but every word has been spoken. They don't know how it feels to go to sleep every night, and the only hope they have is that their eyes will not open. Continue reading
Depression has a different quality than the normal range of sadness that you may feel throughout the day. When you are depressed you do not feel like being with anybody. You either sleep way more than usual or you can hardly sleep at all. Similarly, your appetite is either nonexistent or increases dramatically. Your energy level goes way down and you have a feeling of hopelessness about life.
Yet, the statistics show that around 15 percent of all adults in the world face depression at some point in their life. Moreover, it often comes when you least expect it.
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Depression Poems For Those Who Struggle—and Those who want to better understand the illness
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Submit your work, meet writers and drop the ads. Carter Ginter Apr Depressed Again. Waking up to a heavy chest My body begging me to sleep again And my anxiety begins the second I realize I'm alive I'm trying to learn to function With all of this negative energy inside me I know it'll pass and I know it'll get better But right now it hurts I feel unloved Unloveable I feel lost inside myself A place I can't stay too long Before I lose my mind I can tell myself I'm worth it and That my worth isn't defined by others And it works for a bit Until something else comes up and My heart loses its energy And I either feel like giving up Or ready to fight everyone. Continue reading English Jam Apr Nowhere Boulevard.