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Haunting Past
Story by JHACK14
A story about an old man with a sad past. It is not scary as the title suggests.
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My Daughter
Story by Alyson913
A mother on her lost daughter.
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A Father's Story
Story by Aspen
A story about a father who served in the military and left his family.
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The Help I Never Got
A wife's letter to her husband.

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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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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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You
I let someone into my life. And they kinda sorta broke me a little bit.

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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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November 21st at 6:58am
Story by 🌸Fate
He opened his eyes again looking dull as ever. Time just keep repeating.
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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.

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
PG
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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Begged to Be Love
Poem by eloise2006
i've always had to begged to be love, but do i always get it?
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The Older Sister
Poem by eloise2006
being the older sibling is so hard
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Not a Typical Love Story
Poem by eloise2006
you want to be together so bad but you know you cant
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Self- Depriciation
Poem by eloise2006
loving yourself is so hard to do
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Imagining
Poem by eloise2006
i dont want to love you but its hard not to
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Im Scared of Nothing
Poem by eloise2006
you may say your not scared of anything but is that true?
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Being Loved vs Wanting Loved
Poem by eloise2006
which is better true love or bad love?
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I Am That Friend
Poem by eloise2006
them friendships really hurt
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Im Scared
Poem by eloise2006
those sort of friendships that hurt
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Being Yourself
Poem by eloise2006
the hardest thing youll ever have to do is be yourself
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Another Person
Poem by eloise2006
there is always another person..
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Teenage Love
Poem by eloise2006
teenage love is about your first love who you may or may not still be in love with
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She's Not Here
Poem by Anthony E
Song lyrics (poem) about missing a special someone. (what do you think--country?)
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Tired
Poem by TheForgotten
Nobody tells you how draining the end of a relationship can be..
PG
The news
Musing by reggie_1552
He dropped the news. My mouth couldn't drop. I was too shocked.
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Mysteries in New Berlin (Part Four)
Story by reggie_1552
The fourth part of Mysteries in New Berlin.
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The Home That Haunts
the childhood home that will forever been scared in my heart, skin and mind
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The Heart Break Between Friends
heartbreak between friends, not lovers.
PG
Mysteries in New Berlin (Part Three)
Story by reggie_1552
This is the third issue of the Mysteries in New Berlin.
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Mysteries in New Berlin (Part Two)
Story by reggie_1552
This is the second part of Mysteries in New Berlin.
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I Saw an Angel
A girl gets into a car accident... And she saw an angel
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Hearts Shattered
The depression of war with a sweet ending.
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Never Again
A girl's broken-hearted thoughts after a shocking discovery...
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The Help I Never Got
A wife's letter to her husband.
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Hell Is Better Than This
Story by imightbesuspect
This is it. This is what`s happening then. *WARNING* Graphic content
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My Story
Story by LindsayLovely92
The tragic story of my childhood.
PG
If I were able
Poem by reggie_1552
I know it's short but I felt inclined to share my thoughts.
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Mysteries in New Berlin
Story by reggie_1552
Brother and Sister were brain washed as children. One day at breakfast they are told something. Something scary. Something deathly.
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my heart pounding
Poem by eloise2006
a girl finally gives up
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My Goodbye Letter to Someone I Used to Know
Musing by StephanieReads
This is the closing to a bad chapter in my life I would say. It took a lot of work to end up where I am...and I still have a long way (sigh)...BUT that's okay! Here's my letter!
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Ofdavid
Story by 427423
Ofdavid is a handmaiden who sadly must face challenges after giving birth to a shredder
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Euthanasia
Poem by lavorish
Your dog's about to die. If you were in these shoes, what would you do? Would you end his misery, resort to theft, or simply endure it in hopes of it recovering?
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Mosquito
Musing by Turnip-head
Clone me again, make me less suicidal
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The Sun Don't Shine
Musing by Turnip-head
I'm fine, I'm fine Tryin' real hard, but the sun don't shine
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Oh to Be Understood
just a bunch of thoughts scrambled into a poem *TW - implies a bit of self harm
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Friendship
Musing by HeaveN
There is always an end to every relationship, even friendships.
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Unknown Place
Story by jenyferlima
Mother searching for freedom for herself and her daughter receives the opposite. Loses her daughter and lives in a world where she's nothing but a surrogate.
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Little Marie
A poem about growing up
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Back in Time.
Story by Lilli
This is about a place in time that I would Go back to.
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valentines day & me
i've never liked this holiday
PG
Clay Jensen's goodbyes
Story by Xavion
A little writing on what I feel like was going thru Clay's mind when certain people died in 13 reasons why.
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Dream
i wrote this poem thinking of a huge decision i had to make recently. It get kinda personal in the end but i hope you enjoy it.
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Oh no...
Poem by idk [shrugs]
Just a random crappy poem I wrote- don't pay any attention to it :)
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Death
Poem by idk [shrugs]
I have lots of stories and poems I've written lol
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Oreos & Milk
Story by idk [shrugs]
TW: this story contains suicide and abuse This story is also for mature audiences only, there are sexual scenes.
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Dear Mom,
Poem by idk [shrugs]
A little poem I wrote last year :)
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gone
Musing by charlotte anne
i never wanted an amazing friendship to end
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For the Love of Dragons
Story by Terry Adcock
A widower contemplates murder.
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Rain
Story by Calin
It’s still raining.. I did what I was supposed to :(