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Death By Heart Break
Story by ifonlyheknew
Jokes aren't always funny
15+
Dad! No! :'(
Story by JoseJonesBoohoo
my experience being absed by my dad. i really need to get this off my chest
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People dont understand me
Story by amiXD
A story about a person struggling to deal with many problems in their life. Based on a true experience
PG
Not Enough Air
Story by Cookies
She waited too long. Her air ran out.

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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.
12+
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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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.
18+
Wings
Poem by kkhause
A suicide note of hopelessness and pain...

Top Sad Short Stories

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Wings
Poem by kkhause
A suicide note of hopelessness and pain...
12+
You
I let someone into my life. And they kinda sorta broke me a little bit.
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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.
12+
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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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
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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The News (Part 3)
Story by _colalie_21
Mary wakes up. She hopes it's just a dream, but it is not...
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One Smile
Poem by White enigma
I'm sad inside. I want to see her smile again.
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A Father's Story
Story by abalch2022
A story about a father who served in the military and left his family.
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Who Is Harrison Noon?
Story by Luke Fannan
A job interview brings forward an identity crisis for Harrison Noon.
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How Old Towns Die
Story by Luke Fannan
A journalist reflects on a return to his home town, struggling with the nature of his visit and the memories of his childhood
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Ticking of a Clock
Poem by Oxygen
Poem about time.
12+
Bye, Bye, Brother (Pt. 6)
Story by rose
This is part 6 of Bye, Bye, Brother! Enjoy!
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Flames of Death
Poem by Oxygen
A poem about fire.
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The News (Part 2)
Story by _colalie_21
Mary and her secret is back. She will discover what it feels like to be different.
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Lost in time
Poem by Oxygen
When I am with you, I lose count of the hours, those minutes, those seconds....
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Where Am I?
This is a poem about school shootings in the US... A sad but true fact, remembering all who died.
PG
Welcome to My World
Story by Zero
Welcome to my world that's painted with sadness, Welcome to my world that's lying in ashes,
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Amends
Story by TheWaterworks
It is hard to make amends, but when they leave this world, you wish you made amends a long time ago.
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Bye, Bye, Brother (Pt. 5)
Story by rose
This is part 5 of "Bye, Bye, Brother". Enjoy!
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Sweet Sweet Voice
This is a poem about a American soldier who is fighting in the war overseas, and what he thinks about every day.
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Undone
Poem by White enigma
I'll never forget this day.
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A Daughter's Story
Story by abalch2022
This is a story about, a girl who recently lost her father to the treacherous war.
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No Daddy Stop
Story by Depressed
This a story about people who get this happened to them
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All These Countless Breaths
Story by NobodyImportant
He supposed it didn’t matter. If she walked out of that room, everything he had worked for, sacrificed for, killed for, was shattered.
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I want to know
Poem by Oxygen
I want to know that you are there, even if I can't see.
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Bye, Bye, Brother (Pt. 4)
Story by rose
This is the continuation of Bye, Bye, Brother (Pt. 3). Enjoy!
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Sleep Walker
Poem by White enigma
This is a sad one.
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Endings.
Story by Aimee
Every story has an ending, some just come sooner than others.
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The News (Part 1)
Story by _colalie_21
Mary was popular before she heard this news that will change her life forever
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Deception
Poem by Oxygen
A poem about lies and deceptions.
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The House
Story by HH
Revisiting the past...
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Bye, Bye, Brother (Pt. 3)
Story by rose
This is part three of "Bye, Bye, Brother". Enjoy!
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Promises
Story by Aimee
He made promise after promise after promise and she believed every one of them.
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That Year
Story by rose
This is a true story. People who know me know where this is coming from. Enjoy!
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Bye, Bye, Brother (Pt. 2)
Story by rose
Part 2 of Bye, Bye, Brother. Hope you like it!
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The Inferno’s Lover
Poem by Damian Huffer
Love is an empty feeling for some of us.
PG
Who knew...
Poem by Oxygen
Who knew such pain would come. Who knew I would be the one crying. Who knew I could be the one dying.
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The Siege
Story by DavidArnold
Opposing soldiers, Ove and Keaton, find themselves embroiled in a siege. Whilst having never met before, they have more in common than they know...
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Holding You Tight
Story by SoundOblivion
Reminiscence. Based on the song Hold Me Tight by BTS Yoongi (Suga) x female reader (Y/N)
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The Voice in My Head
Poem by Oxygen
"You are nothing," yells the voice in my head....
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Dear Mom
Poem by Oxygen
I was never grateful...
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As Long as I Live: Part 2
Story by H2o
The sequel to as long as I live.
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Broke
Poem by Oxygen
I am broke of your love, you laughter...
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The Dad Tree
Poem by Luke Fannan
A dream-turned-poem about a lost relative.
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Her Brother
Story by Luke Fannan
An omniscient cat observes a troubled family dynamic.
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The Objects of Who I Used to Be
Story by Luke Fannan
Spare shoe laces, a Lego figure, broken watches, a Polaroid photograph. What can these items tell us about a person? Together, they reveal memories of places, people and loss.
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As Long as I Live
Story by H2o
A story based in Australia about a boyfriend who loves his girlfriend too much too leave her forever.
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Bye, Bye, Brother (Pt. 1)
Story by rose
This is a true story. The darkest time of my life.
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Lost
Poem by Oxygen
I am lost, I am confused, I have no idea where I am.
PG
Empty Eyes
Musing by Feminist123
There are just some injuries that can't be healed
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Perfect, Now Gone
Poem by Oxygen
The perfect world, came crashing down. Those perfect moments, gone. Gone with the wind. 
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Drowning in Flames
Story by narajune
There is nothing in this life to offer to a mourning father overwhelmed by grief.
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Leaving You Pt.1
Story by Lise_D
This is a story about a young girl loosing what she loves the most. Enjoy!!!!
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Island of Memories
Poem by Oxygen
An island near Los Angeles....
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Poker Face
Poem by Oxygen
Not everything is shown on the outside.