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Sad Poetry

Sometimes you just need a good tearjerker. These sad poems will have you sobbing into your pillow. Share your own experience or enjoy the work of fellow poets, and don’t try to hold down the tears: There’s nothing wrong with a good cry.
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Tonight, I am Sad
ghostful Gifted Writer
6 years ago
477
9
44
a short piece about sad nights

Everything Happens for a R...
aknier Gold Comma
7 years ago
477
1
36
Sad love story. Warning: language.

dear mind.
kianamp Gifted Writer
6 years ago
475
1
75
with sincere sadness, me.

In Your Head
lonelygirl Gifted Writer
6 years ago
475
5
87
Do you know what it is like to be scared of your own thoughts?

Spilled Milk
aknier Gold Comma
6 years ago
357
5
76
People show love in different ways

Lovely Expectations
kaylynn Commaful Star
5 years ago
313
1
35
He expected something I would not give.

The Worst Kind of Breakup
aknier Gold Comma
5 years ago
309
1
26
No matter what, a breakup isn't easy

Depression
mipoet Commaful Star
5 years ago
308
3
33
What is depression actually like?

// a trilogy of eye color ...
weeklybrent Gifted Writer
5 years ago
286
1
46
// six orbs of a story //

love[on a budget]
nefarious Gifted Writer
6 years ago
285
4
24
because some of us can't afford a broken heart

Let Me Breathe
kaylynn Commaful Star
5 years ago
280
4
35
The truth Will not Set me free.

The Human Superpower
stadarooni Commaful Star
5 years ago
277
5
31
Sometimes life tastes like teardrops of white noise.

An Apology
kaylynn Commaful Star
6 years ago
277
1
36
My white-flag.

Painted Red and Blue
duskthoughts Gifted Writer
6 years ago
277
4
54
Sensitive subject-Potential Trigger- Spreading awareness

// ode to the boy who stol...
weeklybrent Gifted Writer
5 years ago
275
2
35
// fiction is to remain fiction //

Alone Again
aknier Gold Comma
5 years ago
273
4
37
Whoever is writing the prompts wants me to make them sad. "Loneliness?" Okay, bet.

Tired
mipoet Commaful Star
5 years ago
271
0
19
I’m tired of being mentally ill. But I don’t get to get better. By mipoet

I Held You
aknier Gold Comma
5 years ago
271
3
40
I held you your first minutes on this Earth

-n o t a l l o f y o u
rosarlei Commaful Star
5 years ago
265
4
64
music: Lovely - Billie E. /// Art: Bill Viola /// an homage to @sugar_cupcakes

Rose Tattoo
mipoet Commaful Star
6 years ago
264
0
22
I am healing. Slowly.

Tonight, I am Sad
ghostful Gifted Writer
6 years ago
477
9
44
a short piece about sad nights

Everything Happens for a R...
aknier Gold Comma
7 years ago
477
1
36
Sad love story. Warning: language.

dear mind.
kianamp Gifted Writer
6 years ago
475
1
75
with sincere sadness, me.

In Your Head
lonelygirl Gifted Writer
6 years ago
475
5
87
Do you know what it is like to be scared of your own thoughts?

Spilled Milk
aknier Gold Comma
6 years ago
357
5
76
People show love in different ways

Lovely Expectations
kaylynn Commaful Star
5 years ago
313
1
35
He expected something I would not give.

The Worst Kind of Breakup
aknier Gold Comma
5 years ago
309
1
26
No matter what, a breakup isn't easy

Depression
mipoet Commaful Star
5 years ago
308
3
33
What is depression actually like?

// a trilogy of eye color ...
weeklybrent Gifted Writer
5 years ago
286
1
46
// six orbs of a story //

love[on a budget]
nefarious Gifted Writer
6 years ago
285
4
24
because some of us can't afford a broken heart

Let Me Breathe
kaylynn Commaful Star
5 years ago
280
4
35
The truth Will not Set me free.

The Human Superpower
stadarooni Commaful Star
5 years ago
277
5
31
Sometimes life tastes like teardrops of white noise.

An Apology
kaylynn Commaful Star
6 years ago
277
1
36
My white-flag.

Painted Red and Blue
duskthoughts Gifted Writer
6 years ago
277
4
54
Sensitive subject-Potential Trigger- Spreading awareness

// ode to the boy who stol...
weeklybrent Gifted Writer
5 years ago
275
2
35
// fiction is to remain fiction //

Alone Again
aknier Gold Comma
5 years ago
273
4
37
Whoever is writing the prompts wants me to make them sad. "Loneliness?" Okay, bet.

Tired
mipoet Commaful Star
5 years ago
271
0
19
I’m tired of being mentally ill. But I don’t get to get better. By mipoet

I Held You
aknier Gold Comma
5 years ago
271
3
40
I held you your first minutes on this Earth

-n o t a l l o f y o u
rosarlei Commaful Star
5 years ago
265
4
64
music: Lovely - Billie E. /// Art: Bill Viola /// an homage to @sugar_cupcakes

Rose Tattoo
mipoet Commaful Star
6 years ago
264
0
22
I am healing. Slowly.