sad poetry

The cathartic nature of poetry makes it one of the best outlets to channel feelings of sadness, emotional turmoil, grief and despair.

Kenneth Davis11 hours ago
Hearts Must Pay
I've been ignored Much longer than You've been interested, So, it's best you keep your distance No matter What the condition is Ive practically become accustomed To being alone, Where now, taking an i...
Gerlinda Pierre11 hours ago
Fighting the Voices in My Head...
I woke up this morning and my heart was heavy... I was thinking of my past mistakes and many misdeeds and began to drag myself mentally in that same vicious tone that I have become accustomed to "You ...
Siarah R12 hours ago
Broken
even after you’ve broken me you’re still dropping me you let me fall with no intention of ever catching me
grace evison17 hours ago
Secrets Never Lie
The secrets that you hide away will always come back to play Maybe not on this exact day So enjoy your freedom because you’ll soon pay Or maybe it won’t be soon and you’ll have years of comfort Like t...
A Collection of Poems
Darkness in Life Darkness consumes you Your world is bright Never broken in life Though life is breaking you Piece by piece Falling apart The only thing remaining is your heart Don't let it knock you ...
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Angela C17 hours ago
Dark Corners
Like the roar of thunder Surging across the dark night sky My insecurities are raging And I’m not really sure why Like the sea, So vast & deep All the vulnerabilities in my heart That I always seem to...
Kenneth Davis18 hours ago
Love is Astray
Love is Astray by Kenneth Poeticninja Davis No sense in dwelling However compelling Thought of expelling Tormenting in envy Drowning one plenty Somehow expecting Anticipating some changes Awaited deba...
Renee Edwards18 hours ago
She’s
She is a seductress A liar A temptress She is whatever you want her to be Except for herself She is a wolf Disguised in sheep's fur Cunning Deceitful Alluring No one sees her for who she really is Unl...
June Kawano19 hours ago
What I Would Tell You If I Could
I would tell you that I don’t want regrets, That I’m only doing this to save myself, From the regrets. I would tell you how much I’ve liked you, How all the words you’ve ever said still lingers so muc...
Morgan P. 19 hours ago
Alone Together
Reading alone, sleeping alone, singing alone. Singing softly is soothing. Jazz in a book from Mrs. Morrison, and Jazz filling my ears from Mrs. Webster. The girl that I want to lie Next to me, is abse...
Spi Di2 days ago
Legends Never Die
My Father – My Hero
Brianna Hart2 days ago
The Chime of a Storm
I feel like isolating myself. My moods swing like wind chimes. Back and forth, back and forth. Clashing around making noise. My moods make noise. Whether it's in my head or coming out of my mouth. Win...
Blake Dylan2 days ago
5:52 AM
It's 5:52 AM Heat pressed between bodies in the morning You're curled against me Asking questions that constellate between us Your words are water that immerse our thoughts Into peaceful conversation ...
Sharita Cormier2 days ago
Twisted Wonderland
Why are you mad they say Days become destructive People became monsters But Alice why are you mad Corruption and violence I consumed While taking blow after blow Why are you mad they say What is your ...
Cassie Perry3 days ago
Making the Intangible, Tangible
About 12 years ago depression, Began to control my life, Coming and going so very, Deceiving- my mental health is, Evaporating, vanishing into thin air, Forever prisoned in my mind, Going down that ra...
Katie Timmel3 days ago
Drunk on Melancholy
It was something unwanted, But something I needed. A careful cry The consequences, I should have heeded. I am drunk on melancholy. Drowning in the vodka of sorrow. It weakens my system, But I stop to ...
Mariana BH3 days ago
Poem to My Future Self
Dear future self, Did you follow your dreams? I hope you did. I remember you were so scared all the time, Scared of doing what you loved. You always asked for opinions, And people always responded Mat...
Cassiie Etienne3 days ago
Haunted
My name will forever beingrained inside of you. My face will foreverstay on your mind. You will regret what you didand I won't be around this time.Do not cry for me,but cry for what you have done.I'll...