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Now We're Together Mommy
Story by resie
A mother hate for her daughter and a daughter's love for her mother. Please rate.
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Small Victories
Story by Author Unknown
PG
Hidden Awake
Story by NeonOpal
After a devastating accident leaving his 5 year old child in a coma, Valence Logan tries to understand himself when he believes his daughter is speaking to him through mixed signals.
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December Love
Story by December_love
All that I had is now gone and I have to live with it everyday.. I was the new girl.

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Hospital Windows
Story by Author Unknown
And every afternoon when the man in the bed by the window could sit up, he would pass the time by describing to his roommate all the things he could see outside the window.
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Wings
Poem by kkhause
A suicide note of hopelessness and pain...
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Last Words
Story by RLMaring
A story of a girl's last words to her mom
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You
I let someone into my life. And they kinda sorta broke me a little bit.
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How Could You?
Story by Co1dnight
A short story that shows how unconditional a dog's love is. You're likely to cry after reading this.

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Wings
Poem by kkhause
A suicide note of hopelessness and pain...
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You
I let someone into my life. And they kinda sorta broke me a little bit.
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Depression
Story by Author Unknown
My personal experience with depression. Touches on what I've gone through and how lucky I am to be where I am today.
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Accident or Suicide
Poem by From_Me
A poem about the pain of a torn mental state caused by inner demons and thoughts of suicide.
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November 21st at 6:58am
Story by 🌸Fate
He opened his eyes again looking dull as ever. Time just keep repeating.

Most Viewed Sad Short Stories

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Last Words
Story by RLMaring
A story of a girl's last words to her mom
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Hospital Windows
Story by Author Unknown
And every afternoon when the man in the bed by the window could sit up, he would pass the time by describing to his roommate all the things he could see outside the window.
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A Tear to the Eye
Story by Author Unknown
Barbara was driving her six-year-old son, Benjamin, to his piano lesson when something bad happened....
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Depression
Story by Author Unknown
My personal experience with depression. Touches on what I've gone through and how lucky I am to be where I am today.
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DREAMS ARE COUNTERFEIT COINS
Story by mazharabro
A Short Story from Sindhi Literature Author: Mazhar Abro Translated by: Hafeez Darban.

Latest Sad Short Stories

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The Death in the Bathroom
Story by Elsabella2019
A Fingerprint, A Beach street address, A Murder. What do they have in common? Joe Davidson faces his toughest case yet. His instincts tell him Lian Duncan is innocent, but will it be too late?
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Why
Story by SJD ❤
Why are there reasons
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The Train That Never Stops
Musing by kamili jones
Just a little walk in my brain, not that anyone would want to be there.
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Untitled Entry#1
Musing by King
Short psychological musing of some sort.
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Tragedy Act
Making a show for the end.
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Poem 10 of 365
Poem by alexander
I love life and wish for nothing less.
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Beirut Cruise
Close call off the shore of Beirut
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Destiny
I’ve always struggled with the concept of predestination and purpose. The darker part of my mind likes to supply answers.
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Hide and Seek!
Story by Storm
Do you know where my brother Matt goes?
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Nothing will ever be the same: Chapter 7
Story by Kat Dickens
A girl takes the first step to work to do the impossible, move on from the worst heart break.
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School Returns
Story by melissak
It all returns this year 2020 of the Vid
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The Beginning of the End
Story by thehuntress
Follow a man's journey as he tries to seek asylum.
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In the Beginning
Story by C Alexis
Hi This is the beginning of a longer piece; possibly a novel. I would welcome your feedback. If you read my piece, I will reciprocate. Thank you. Be Well. C Alexis
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A Shattered Heart
Story by melissahassan
Published on reedsy - on 20th July 2020. Prompt - Write about someone who returns as an adult to a place they last visited as a child.
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I Dreamed a Dream
Story by NobodyImportant
I’m so terrified of losing her that it bleeds into my dreams. Most likely a problem. Definitely unhealthy.
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Process of Giving Up
I miss you. And I hate that I have to miss you.
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Hot Pink Stilettos
Story by melissahassan
A Man who went through a traumatic childhood developes a dual personality.
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The colour of lies
Story by Zip017
A mother paints her life, but is what she paints really the truth?
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What I Saw in You
Musing by mostdesired
When you first met someone you have a might notice things others don't. You might even talk about certain things together that only you both know. This is what I noticed about her.
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Bang !
Musing by pccgttx
Could be considered part 2 of "The girl in the mirror(and the inner turmoil of the girl looking back)."
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Just Not Today
I miss you, and I don’t know if I can forgive you why you did. Poem.
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They Have a Dream
Story by benzahra1963
Some migrants have a dream: to cross illegally by boat from Morocco to Europe to have a better life. They don't measure the risk involved in the ambition. So, the dream destroys them.
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heartbeat
Story by dreams™
Drowning. What did Nicolette do to deserve this?
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Empty Messages
Poem by LeoraJackson
I like to think my poems have meaning and content, but do they really?
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Beautiful Hospital Boy PT2
Story by Callie
Based off a true story just more fantasized
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The Other Side of Us. (Pt3)
Story by Apurbo
The third, of the trilogy, this story revolves around three people and only one day.
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Sheila
Story by Jainisha22
This story is revolving about a girl sacrificing her love life just for her lost friend. She found justice for her friend's dead.
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The Manor on the Hill
Story by melissahassan
A tragic Story of Betrayal and Revenge and part ghost story.
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The Rich Addict
Story by melissahassan
This short story was inspired by a true story related to me by a Uber cab driver while on my way to a job interview.
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The Missing Person
Story by melissahassan
An ex mob member in the WitSec program after giving evidence against his former boss goes missing.
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The Other Side of Us. (Pt2)
Story by Apurbo
Second, of a trilogy, this story revolves around an incident that involves three individuals and only one day.
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The Gift
Story by melissahassan
A Story about poverty, homelessness and big dreams
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A Gleam in the Dark
Story by melissahassan
A story of a loner living with his father.
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The Other Side of Us.
Story by Apurbo
first, of a trilogy, this story revolves around an incident that involves three individuals and only one day.
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All I Want
Story by shortstory101
Faking it all the time, for what...
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The Night We Met
Poem by Macy
I miss you......
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Doubts
Poem by Itzel920
Doubts in friendship do happen
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Living the Past
Story by Tonyscorner
Spencer Watson is convinced his step- brother, Rain Watson, was murdered and didn't kill himself as the autopsy reported. So he decided to take matters into his own hands.
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Writing Class
Story by J.B
What can a young aspiring Irish writer learn from his old Jewish friends? More than you think.
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The spirit of sorrow
Poem by evhlgr
A Gothic poem. The word "gothic" has acquired subjunctive connotations denoting their connotation. rules of classical tradition. It is wrongly believed that it comes from the Goths, barb
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Irresponsible Responsibilities
Poem by LeoraJackson
My struggle with the responsibilities we face and how we're not ready for them.
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The Last King of Windrock Castle
Story by harrist818
A king looks back on his life after having to send his people away
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An Arduous Feeling
At the end of the night, YOU still lost the fight.
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8th Period
Story by Loner
My first story .
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Good Bye to the Angel
Story by J.B
It is their first child - but something goes wrong. And then they say good bye to the angel.
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THE HEN
Story by J.B
He was a soldier. He had to follow orders.
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A Souvenir of the Gods
Story by LeoraJackson
A story about a man's rise to power and tragic downfall.
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Missing Information
Poem by LeoraJackson
A poem about the difficulty of making important decisions
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A Stained Canvas
Poem by LeoraJackson
A poem relating life to a stained canvas.
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The Grand Gesture
Story by Jane Bean
The author's take on the last day of Suffragette Emily Wilding Davison