sad poetry

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

Gift-Wrapped Oranges
Detached from this reality and lost in the shine from the ornaments on the Christmas tree Eyes glued to his screen seemingly so that no-one see His indifference to spirit and how restless his minds oc...
Crime Scene in the Next Two Decades
The house remained silent, decade after decade undisturbed Running parallel with Saint Luke's church in the distance My place of baptism, a child blessed by god The house facing touched by evil Slowly...
Denise Deyi11 days ago
Welcome
Welcome It's about time you showed up I've been waiting for you Hoping you'd come But now that you have I'm hoping you'll stay Sadly mistaken... You didn't stay for long I was starting to enjoy your c...
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Eünoia 11 days ago
Control
I've lost control over my thoughts and over myself, I used to be strong but now I am not. I've lost my grip on the little ledge I was hanging off of, And as I fell I bumped into old habits I thought I...
Kahlee Lengkeek12 days ago
The Girl Made of Plastic Wrap
when you first open your eyes and see a bright light your eyes need to adjust and that's what a friendship is like with her a shiny new toy that promises you the world and in a whirlwind of dinners an...
jenna kusler12 days ago
Trust
March 1st, 2019 1:04 AM you lay there wondering why you can't fall into a deep sleep tossing and turning frustrated but then as you begin to drift off you see an image of her sitting on her bed phone ...
Lerato Mohutsiwa12 days ago
My Father, I Mean Stranger Danger
 All that I remeber is your flared nostrils and wrinkled forehead Because that's how u would you transform into danger my father, had a "stranger danger's" face Because I wouldn't know who that man w...
Bianca Beauford13 days ago
A Prayer to Herself
Hope has a way of creeping in when it's least expected A blessing when you feel like your whole life is gone I miss her so much and she's right in front of me I feel like the beautiful little girl tha...
Sid l.c 13 days ago
Ungrateful
Ungrateful breathing leaves my lungs, i pray the air will refill me just once more, at least. There is so many worlds and minds i have yet to see, so many things i have yet to understand or study. Gas...
Blaise Terese13 days ago
Eye Love (Eye Watch, Eye Listen )
romance lends a Reassurance ever so commonly that what antonyms Narcissus noted its own adequacy for entitlement is lost when prerogatives that Frost bears the dualistic cross which covers anathemas w...
Darin Leigh13 days ago
Veil
Candied apple crystal caramel glistens in the light as you dance around to the sound of dreams near and far Are we too old for this? Beams of sunlight formed by rustling leaves hit your face as you tu...
What Am I?
Finding a Way Through
Hayden Morris14 days ago
War Letter
Oh, my children why have you left me, your protector, your sister? I remember the days when you once walked, played, lived among me. I see those days are no more. Oh, my brothers my sisters why have y...
Rachel Campbell15 days ago
A Murderer’s Confession
I have emotions raging within. Torments left of a guilt sin. I didn’t really mean to pull the trigger. My problem had grown and gotten bigger. Now I am left here all alone. Except for the man above on...
Joe Chessher15 days ago
Friends
As a child you are taught to have imagination, Teachers encourage you to have it, And it's fun for awhile, then you get older, The fun child like imagination disappears, The tables have turned on you,...
Kiersten Fox15 days ago
Blinking Cursor
You knew you wanted her you just weren’t sure what words could get you there. In the meantime, you caught a glimpse of me; suddenly your fingers flew across the keys. You knew I’d fall, fast and hard ...
Kat Garcia16 days ago
Watch Me Suffer
He breathes on my neck. Hot piercing air, “It’ll take just a sec.” I close my eyes. He finds joy In my cries. He’s now got his hand on my throat. And I cry as I’ve lost all control. His grip only gets...
Kat Garcia16 days ago
No Love
Tonight I didn’t get an I love you on my way home... I thought about today and what would of happened if I died on my drive here. Would you be happy considering how our day went? Relieved that you did...