Depression stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Song Lyrics

November 22, 2020

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The Booksie Classic House

This is a (technical) song, but we're gonna call it a poem for now since it's only being read. It's not from a personal p.o.v, it's just about high functioning/ smiling depression in general. Enjoy! Also if you find yourself to relate to this or you think you or a… Read More
The Bragstone girls are living with a curse, or a blessing some might say. Since the moment they are born their world is one of black and white. And the only way to get a world of color is by looking into the eyes of their soulmate. Read More
This sample is the first three chapter of Sophie and the Mousehole that I sent to my editor who absolutely fell in love with the story. I'm excited to complete my final revision and publish in Spring 2021 or sooner. This book is how I will simulate my life experience… Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 18, 2020

These lines will read differently as you lean into them with a lens of your own - that be of a lover, a survivor battling mental illness, or something else entirely. I would love to hear what your lens is as you read this. ----- Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 15, 2020

Reads: 20

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Sorry I don't really write poetry. I just figured I would give it a shot. If you read this please tell me what you think. It's pretty much based off my life. Read More
Some days, I would love to be adored as much as most alcohol is loved. Some days, I would love to be the main interest of your love. Read More

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“Depression is the most unpleasant thing I have ever experienced. It is that absence of being able to envisage that you will ever be cheerful again. The absence of hope. That very deadened feeling, which is so very different from feeling sad. Sad hurts but it’s a healthy feeling. It… Read More

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Shiloh Green was once happy. Ever since she’d started dating her sort-of-famous boyfriend Braxton Abbott, drummer for the popular YouTube band Contained Chaos, the future had seemed promising. They’d get married, have kids, have successful careers, and live happily ever after. Everything would be picture perfect. That was the plan—until… Read More
Sometimes meeting someone can feel like the first and last time. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 09, 2020

Reads: 27

Comments: 2

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When will we ever feel normal again? Read More
Being depressed can go both ways. Read More
This is a story I started making when I was trying to make another book, I wanted a depressing start. I liked it enough to refine it a little bit and make it a standalone. I wrote it between 02:30 and 03:30 when I was unable to sleep. For the… Read More
song lyric about the dust bowl of the 1930's Read More
The struggle with Insomnia and the process of trying to fight it. Read More
Find yourself in this story, either you are going through it or it's in the awaiting future. Try to be yourself and don't care about anything else. Be you. Please Read: I know I have no skills in this but I just t wanted to share this. Dislike if you… Read More
My depiction of my depression at a really low point in my life. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

I’m having a mental health crisis right now and just need an outlet for my thoughts. Apologies in advance if it turns out crap Read More
Friend of the Family is a poem from my new poetry book "Tears of Me". Find more of my poetry here: latoyasmartin.com Read More
Genre: Acrostic Couplet spelling “Daily Revelations”. This piece is centralized around: depression, loneliness, hurt, and emotional demise. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 18, 2020

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

"Grief" is a poem from my new poetry book "Tears of Me". I use poetry to grapple with life's more difficult moments. After the loss of a sibling, I wanted to write a poem for my mom. She never spoke much about how she felt, so I wanted to give… Read More

Book / Poetry

October 17, 2020

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Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Inner demons lie beneath. | The poems in this collection either replicate or simulate experiences pertaining to serious topics, such as depression and isolation. This anthology’s aim is not to romanticize mental health issues or gain sympathy, but to bring more awareness to the subject. Furthermore, it’s an attempt to… Read More

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"Weed in the Garden" is a poem from my new poetry book "Tears of Me". Find more inspiration here: latoyasmartin.com Read More

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