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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Alec McIntyre10 days ago
Change
People are terrifying. They can change in an instant— And you never know how to react. There is no script to read for the best outcome. There is no knowing what to say. I hate that— I hate not knowing...
Joshua Frankson11 days ago
Story
Seeking grand design Finding love unwind Out of chaos A rebirth A renewal of life Walking in shadows I lived with many woes. Who knew one deeply troubling mistake Would make me break A voice, a quote ...
Domenica Curro11 days ago
Old Soul
I see life from a screen but is dusty, scratched is not even clean I can barely see I lost the interface between the world and me l have no courage to think no more trust on what I feel what is the pr...
A.I.R. E.11 days ago
Ripped Jeans
She hides in the dark Because she’s afraid of her demons, Unaware that it’s a street light She’s desparaely seeking. She opens her eyes to see her reflection; She’s standing at the post on the corner ...
Alone
I tell jokes and get my friends to laugh, but I rarely see them. I try making my lover happy, but she’s distant. I try being involved with family, but they’re toxic. So at the end of the day, it's onl...
Eliza Faye11 days ago
I Once Knew a Girl
I once knew a girl, so beautiful yet so broken. Her smile, bright and lively, hiding a hint of lonely. I once knew a girl, she did not speak much. Afraid to be a burden, with the thought that she is n...
Vaen Zoán12 days ago
My Dear Friend
My dear friend it's been so long. Please! Come in, have a seat and a cup of tea. How is it going, my friend? What brings you here? Again, is the memories you're bringing back? Remember, remember that ...
Shadows of Regret
As I sit here on my knees The small light fading I can feel the shadows deep inside Demanding to consume me This darkness that I feel cannot be stopped It is forever at my back Clawing and grabbing un...
Autumn Knight12 days ago
I Had a Vision in the Summertime
I had a vision, In the summer. In this vision, I was lying down on a metal-framed bed. My bed was slim and saturated with excrement. And I fastened my hazel eyes to the caving ceiling. In this vision,...
The Lost Soldier
These shadows to you are memories to me They haunt me like a ghost My mind is like a haunted house I must get out I must get free These memories are holding me back Sounds in the night are reminders o...
Bianca Marie 13 days ago
Space
The warm breeze embraced the top of her head as she sat underneath the vent, snuggled in the warm embrace and comfort of her home, alone, in her space. Her space is where she always stayed. Her space ...
Nicole Nesbit13 days ago
The Funny Thing About Depression
The funny thing about depression Is that it never really leaves You think you are better But you really are not You think you are actually happy for once But it all comes crashing down It creeps up on...
Ecarg Nosive13 days ago
Dying Dreams
Here I am glazed with a sense of self pity words cannot describe I see the wear and tear of my financial rut in the bags under my mom's eyes I always say going out to eat with friends would be nice bu...
Brandon Branch14 days ago
How Much I Can Bear
My mind is fogged and clouded. I try to see what the picture is. But it's all just a blur. My heart can't bear the pain that it inflicts onto my withered flesh. My very being in this world feels... Bl...
Sergio A.14 days ago
Poetic Passion
Torn so wide and deep, that the artistic side of me is bleeding out in what I secretly conceived for so long. So thick and dark my insides have become unknowingly. Slowly pouring out with no end, thes...
meka carter14 days ago
Farewell
Strangely calm my spirit remains Knowing the heaviness of what I must relay I pray you mindfully receive my truth My gut knows you won’t take it well Lies you’ll proclaim as your grief swells Inevitab...
Sergio A.15 days ago
My Depression
My feelings of happiness changes as the weather does. My joy drifts into the air as smoke does. The fire in me is coming to an end. Nothing I have is solid nor does it stay. All I have are my marks of...
Kylee Matthews15 days ago
Alone at Last
Darkness thickens my breath is shaky footsteps quicken my brain is achy My chest feels tight I hear the voices growl "There is no light," they snicker as they prowl I hit the wall I get down low I cur...