sad poetry

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

To My Depression
At first I started this poem with— You left your mark on me Like a footprint in sand But no— You left your mark on me Like a footprint in wet concrete For it will take more than a wave To wipe it away...
FAITH LOVEYa day ago
Lost Soul
I have a lot to say but I can't phase it And so many ideas But can't make it To many emotions but empathy thoughts to play with How can I dream of a life where most love are fake and Having hopes and ...
Miss Mariaha day ago
A Drink a Day
I've never been that girl Or at least I didn't used to be... But lately it feels needed Maybe it's some inner most feeling That I've been suppressing I'm really not too sure Like a therapist once told...
Kendall Earl2 days ago
Ready for It
Step Step Step Soft breeze against my skin Hair swaying but still staying Slowly moving past the trees Step Step Shuffle Step Wind is picking up Glasses are fogging up Hair blocking vision Shuffle Shu...
Shatter
It’s like time stands still for just a moment, You can’t quite grasp what has happened Yet your mind has managed to process it all Your body refuses to cooperate as your Heart begins to race and your ...
Stop Believing
Why can’t I change the path That’s has consumed me? Why can’t I change the outcome That the future holds for me? I change my steps On this bumpy road, I bear the weight Of this heavy load, I raise my ...
Befriend
It started off as nothing, a mere hi when passing by Then realizing you’re not too different, As you talk more and more, words spilling out Suddenly you’re by their side giggling and smiling You cheri...
Suffocating
Pain grips tightly holding fast suffocating. Tears dropping from closed eyes. Memories flooding a broken heart. A year has passed and yet it was just yesterday that you went away. Sleepless nights fac...
Ecarg Nosive2 days ago
Moon Fate
The moon peeks between parted clouds Does it know my secrets? Does it know the thoughts are getting loud? It’s shine dims as the clouds settle down “I feel the same as you How do we go about?” It hide...
Maria Johnson2 days ago
What Is Depression?
Depression can be hard, It can make you feel like you are always on guard. Depression can make you feel sad, It can also make you feel mad. Although some say it is only sadness, But it is a mental ill...
Kendall Earl2 days ago
Fairy Lights
Fairy lights above my head Sitting high above my bed Twinkling in the darkened room Pastel pinks and blues bloom Dozing off as they shine I hear a faint and tiny whine In the corner of my eye A tiny f...
Nightmares and Insomnia
Why can't I stay alone? I'm always taking flight. Would like to stay at home, But still go out at night. Don't even have a heart; There's just an empty space— I fill it with your wine— Now I'm redress...
kadee grace3 days ago
I'm Guilty
I'm Guilty Sweetheart, what can I say that I haven't said before it seems to move in circles trying to get through your door It was so rough from the very start it seems we never really stood a chance...
shiney poetry4 days ago
I Am
I am a daughter. I am a granddaughter. I am a daughter in law. i am a granddaughter in law. I am a sister. I am a sister in law. I am an Aunt. I am a niece. I am a wife. I am a step mother. I am a fri...
Quarter Past a New Day
As my personal witching hour approaches My early 4:48 psychosis My breath comes thick Not with memory exactly But more a reflexive dread And excitement A compulsion perhaps Sometimes I sing My song to...
Jaden Bleu4 days ago
Dear 16
Dear 16, I hear you loud and clear Even though I am older and not your peer Your age is significant And so are you Your thoughts are significant And so are you Your feelings matter And so do you Your ...
Steph Sinclair5 days ago
I Am 16
I am only sixteen I have no stress To you I am nothing I do nothing but complain I am annoying I don’t understand Why do you believe these things? I am only 16 Every day I fight for my life I am nothi...
Monique Star5 days ago
Will You Accept?
No one's the same. No one knows everything. No one sees the world the same way. We're all different. But do a lot of people accept it? They should, but they won't. Some people go down a path, Of behav...