sad poetry

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

ann maina3 minutes ago
How to Heal
Close your eyes If you look fear in the face it memorizes you It will remember the ways The lines in the corners of your lips The veins in your neck From darkness you cannot bring forth a memory You c...
Ace Parkeran hour ago
Hanging by a Thread
I don't understand All these black and blue hands What is the fight that can't seem to end? The world is a mess, my head is a wreck And everywhere I look there's another one dead The skies are black, ...
Sally Ann Slight17 hours ago
Question to Yogi SAS... Is the Universe Shitting on Everyone Else Too or Is It Just Me and My Family?!
YOGI SAS REPLY... your negative thoughts about how the world is treating you, creates all that you think and believe... over and over again...! so now you get to learn you are the creator of your life...
Jeniah Clarke17 hours ago
I Won't Stop You... Just Wait
Wait. No, don't stop. I'm not here to get in your way. Just wait... and listen. You can cry all you want, I won't stop you You can throw a tantrum and break things, I won't care But before you shed yo...
Sally Ann Slight18 hours ago
Question to Yogi SAS... I Am Suffering in My Thoughts/Emotions of Sadness and Disconnection
Yogi SAS REPLY... stuck in bad thoughts can only be released by thinking a good thought... to actually 'change your mind.' you know how to think bad thoughts... you keep on repeating them, now try to ...
Erica Halea day ago
Queer Failure
It started out with an "oh my god," A phrase we'd repeat in earnest. You stood there, Looking like everything I didn't know I needed. My heart fluttered with every smile, And every time you looked at ...
Jason Gieceka day ago
Music to Kill Yourself to on a Bright Sunny Day
April 21st, 2019—Still Alive Still here, I guess, still alive, I woke up today, went outside, stretched. I took a deep breath in. I broke down and cried. I don't know why. I went back inside, the worl...
My Own Civil War
I am certainly moving; whether forward or back, I am entirely uncertain But, I am being moved I was here awhile ago remembering the pain; it’s self-inflicted again that much I do know I was certainly ...
Daynight Dreams
No one knows my day-night dream A constant vision im forced to see I invite you to step into my world of darkness Graze the blade just to feel the sharpness The darkness in my soul Young body but enti...
-A.N.L a day ago
It Never Stops
I remember those nights When my life would crumble all over again. Hands in my hair, tugging ever so slightly, Muscles being worked as I paced the floor. I’d whisper to myself with tears in my eyes "I...
Widj Gaëllea day ago
It
The things about consequences They come alive after the actions have already made their impact Many times we questions consequences without understanding the actions And that's what I did for a long t...
Temporary
They're threatening to kick me out Away from you But perhaps it's for the best We were only temporary I've always wanted to move Away from here, away from Poverty It's a shame to leave you You're pret...
Illusion to My Void
Alone. Lost without you. Helpless. Not knowing which way to turn. Needing you more than ever before. Vulnerable now that you were nowhere to be found. My mind going in a million directions, out of con...
Jaime D.2 days ago
Irvin
Momma said take big steps, Big steps, big steps Momma said I'm a big boy, big boy, big boy. And we're gonna get through this, through this, through this. Momma said don't be afraid to cry. But momma w...
Shadow.
There was this brightness about my shadow that reeled me in. I just could not get enough of that partial brightness that was shining through. I envied it, but my god did I crave it too. You see, shado...
Destiny Ruiz2 days ago
New Shoes
My new pair of shoes. What do you do when you feel down, depressed, or like shit? Try to make yourself feel better? Do you go out with your friends? Talk to your family? Maybe curl in a ball in the co...
Megan Merrill2 days ago
Pain
Silence screams at me from every corner of the room. It numbs my mind and blocks all senses. The ringing in my ears reverberates through my body. How long have I been here, alone? It's been so long I'...
Megan Merrill2 days ago
Caged
My buzzing alarm clock blares, disrupting peaceful misty dreams once again. I snap my arm up and out from underneath the fluffy sea of sheets and shut it off before its shrieking can deafen me. As I l...