sad poetry

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

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Greg Compton2 years ago
Time
In time everything rots and rusts crumbles into dust You reach for another month and come up empty Coming to terms with days to weeks Hours and minutes Forget what they are and bicker over who lasts l...
Reshelle Warren2 years ago
Longing for Amnesia
Amnesia, Oh Sweet Amnesia, mental reset button, relief from pain, distract me from the gruesome memories. The horrors that have befell me, the red velvet syrup soaking in my clothes, Staining my mind,...
Monsters
The magical land, Turning into a scare zone. Monsters and creepers, Turning left and right, You see them. The cold land, Beneath your feet. Monsters trying to tell you the way, They tell you all the s...
K. Alexandra2 years ago
Hard to Say Goodbye
Early mornings... Rain drops arrive to desperately wash the pain away... but the cold atmosphere remains to stay. My heart keeps hoping for you to wake up, as my brain keeps fighting with itself. My e...
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Lilboneyard 2 years ago
I Said I Love You...
You were in my life and now you’re gone, I said I loved you, But I was wrong, You left me once, It hurt me twice. It was then I knew you were not nice. You told me you loved me, You told me you cared....
C Logan2 years ago
A Father's Eclipse
Dads aren't supposed to leave you home alone while they go out and get drunk off of women with low-esteem and high-frequency alcohol. Dads aren't supposed to treat you like you're the dust beneath the...
Jeremiah Jackson2 years ago
Late Nights
Sometimes you're my friend that comforts me when I sit and wonder why, When I'm so down not even my silhouette stays with me, My chest is open, Lacerated from life's whip from the repercussions of my ...
Isabel Stevenson2 years ago
Three of the Exact Same Black Lighter
I belong now in a dark bar with dirty mirrors and cracked leather booths and a sad broken rock band thrumming out 90s music in a hidden corner and my chewed up thumb is tapping the top of the handle o...
Leandra Trujillo2 years ago
Parent Imposters
There's so much going on inside of my head, Am I dead? Living a lie, Trying to survive. I've grown to know That's it's do or die, I try, But all I can ask myself is why. I walk around in my own misery...
Kyrah Clemons2 years ago
May Our Fallen Rest In Peace
May our fallen rest in peace, When the sun sets on their lives And it’s time to close the casket. May our fallen rest in peace, When they have no more breath to give And no more life to continue livin...
tommy montes2 years ago
Hurt
My heart hurts this feeling hurts opening up my eyes wide feeling hurt time dissolving in my hands falling through warmth overcoming my head not the warmth of safety the warmth of loneliness it has be...
Ashli Martinez2 years ago
Searching
Fate follows me, questioning my every move, making me second guess my thoughts and desires trying to comprehend what is real and what is fake. Is this just a phase? Is this just bazar mind game with i...
Annabelle Pidek2 years ago
Recovery
It's not that bad, they'd say It's not like you felt pain Not real pain, it's more like the pain that stung not only your skin but it struck your heart and your lungs with a constant rhythm as you gas...
Amuli Miori2 years ago
Prompts
i. I can feel you crawling beneath my skin. You know just how to rub me the wrong way. Scratching your nails up my sides. Take your hands off of me. This is not what I wanted. I don't know why I ever ...
MJ Savino2 years ago
July 6th
His double fists of knuckle rings to my brain Replays over and over and over again A lifetime movie 3D with blood stains To lift my broken body, it’ll take more than a crane His double fists of knuckl...
Becky FitzGerald2 years ago
Bitter Tea
One heart, two lungs, One liver, two hands, Two eyes and a nose. Crooked teeth and a smile That can shatter your world Into a million pieces, While simultaneously fixing you into a whole. I eat with h...
A. R. Ambrosi2 years ago
Yellow Roses
In the language of flowers Yellow roses mean Friendship and joy There are no better qualities To describe you Pleasant to all And bursting with cheer I found it so, so fitting That they placed yellow ...
Until We Meet Again
As the days go by I carry on as I always have Though I'm missing you I refuse to let my pain show For I know I must move on I must stay strong and keep going Knowing it is what you would have wanted I...