sad poetry

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

Rowan Finley9 hours ago
It's That Time of Year
It is that time of year again, when I remember where I've been, down that dark valley, get past it, heart, please, really... The trees are mostly barren, their naked branches just keep staring. The ch...
Rébecca 11 hours ago
Loving You Was
Love was staying in on Sundays, It was morning coffees in the living room, And having our ''goodbye for the day'' ritual. Love was always being on the go, But doing it together because it was so much ...
Anamarie Rose16 hours ago
It's About
Depression is about crying at all times and most of that time you don't even know why you crying, you just sit there with an aching heart just crying. It's about hating who you are and overthinking ab...
Erica Lindsey2 days ago
I Feel Like a... Failure
I'm sitting here drinking my lukewarm coffee as I self-reflect. I started 2019 which such a positive high. Being realistic and honest with myself, setting goals, and finding ways to tame my inner turm...
The Falling Moon
I saw the Monster of the Moon Curse it to make it fall on the town, Its yellow eyes bored into me, and as I searched them for a shade of remorse or compassion, I saw only madness and a desire for dest...
Shona Buddie2 days ago
I Raise a Hand
I raise a hand whilst others shout; Taught, not by teachers, that politeness is to be ashamed of. That I, too, need to speak out of turn within a classroom, otherwise I am perceived to be too kind and...
Lulu Elizabeth 3 days ago
Wayfarer
There are certain dark places we dare not go. Spaces not in the waking world but held within the mind. A vacuous void that ripples around us as if we are a foreign invader. Memories play out in ghouli...
Rébecca 3 days ago
Abandonment Issues
Alone, in a big bright city; Reminiscing on what felt like family; Sitting, wondering if there ever was a ”we”; And how mom, you never fought for me. Daddy, picking up every piece; And always being my...
Migdalia Torres4 days ago
My Cowardness
I have no right to anything What else can I say? If I did not have initiatives to get Love What I loved and what I did was that I lost it Today I am sorry to see how it turned off I can not blame anyo...
Kiersten Fox4 days ago
The Year I Had Mono
The year I started high school, I spent every last possible second in bed. Lights off, door shut, blinds drawn tightly closed. Showers became monumental obstacles, prying of crusty sweatshirts and bat...
Doom
Are they not beautiful Are they not magnificent A generation born from terror bloodshed chaos A generation dying in the bedlam of their own creation Are they not magnificent Not magnificent Magnificen...
tobi mulder5 days ago
Darkness
In the darkness is where I feel safe, it's my alone place, where I can bleed as much as I need. All the memories of yesterday, all the sorrow all the pain. Drip drip drip... With every drop I feel it ...
Migdalia Torres5 days ago
Snake Eyes
I feel Sad; I'm embittered in every way My heart does not feel the joy that you gave me from yesterday The man that I loved with all my Soul With my Best Friend, I was Betrayed Today I have no Peace o...
Lenny Cabrera5 days ago
Dear Dad
Even the devil said no So why would I ever accept You denied me So what could you ever expect False sense of love A Myriad of regret Yeah your only human So those feelings are tough to neglect You cho...
Ada Zuba5 days ago
What's the Harm?
Fine crown and jewelry need to be thrown away because it is July and the cowboy boots come out, with the matching cowboy hats. A party. A social gathering of sorts, the description was not clear. Danc...
Ernesta B6 days ago
Sleepless Nights
On sleepless nights I turn and toss All in reverse whilst laying damp with salty sweat and tears that dribble from my eyes Forming patches of my shame Amongst my sheets I turn over every crumb you gav...
M K6 days ago
Guilty You
What else would you like to return the time is up. Be immune to your eyes that dominate me and to your beauty. Look at you. You stoled my heart just with that smile but with him you will never feel co...
Nikki X6 days ago
My Nightmares
Careless fines in my nightmare that is mine. I sleep in a trance that is my thoughts. My thoughts linger to the world gone wrong. The stock market crashes and people raid the streets with guns and kni...