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My actual life
How my life really is..
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Sergeant Kelly
Story by IanG
In a town in Britain, women are living in fear after two murders. Will the killer strike again? Why are the police taking so long to catch him?
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take flight (part three)
previously - the class was going smoothly until she felt something poke at her arm.
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But...you're my teacher..
Story by Zero0
Forbidden love.
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The Us That Died
Story by sky_wolf19
“Your memory feels like home to me. So whenever my mind wanders, it always finds it’s way back to you.” by Ranata Suzuki

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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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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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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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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.

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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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Just Friends
Poem by eloise2006
if were just friends then why do i feel like this?
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Maybe Tomorrow
Poem by eloise2006
maybe tomorrow things might be better
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Too Close
Poem by eloise2006
we were once close, now things have changed
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Twelve
Poem by eloise2006
everything was better when we were little
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I hate you
Poem by Theo
All that I never said
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Billy Bapp
Story by RSilver
a disabled child get a new lease on life
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Billy Bapp
Story by RSilver
a disabled child get a new lease on life
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Billy Bapp
Story by RSilver
a disabled child get a new lease on life
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The Perfume
Story by Sameen Abrar
A journey that was destined to end abruptly.
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The Sun Sets
Story by Sameen Abrar
"The sunset is beautiful, isn't it?"  
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Platero and I: Ode in the Garden
Story by HSuys
Ode to Juan Ramon Jimenez
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Healing
Poem by eloise2006
sometimes it's easy and sometimes it's hard
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Year 8
Poem by eloise2006
when times were more simple...
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Simple Things
Poem by eloise2006
if only things were that simple
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Meet Again
Poem by eloise2006
i wish we could meet again..
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You
Poem by eloise2006
i met you three months ago..
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For You
Poem by eloise2006
everything i ever did has always been for someone else
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The Loud Friend
Poem by eloise2006
im always the joker and never the one they take seriously
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Her
Poem by eloise2006
the old me vs the new me
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Until Him
Poem by eloise2006
i was fine until he came along
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Admit It
Poem by eloise2006
sometimes all you need is the truth
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No Longer
Poem by eloise2006
sometimes the one you love is no longer there
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Changing
Poem by eloise2006
everythings changed
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I Hope You're Happy
Poem by eloise2006
i really hope you are happy
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If You Ever Come Back
Poem by eloise2006
you want them to come back badly but you dont know if they will
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She's Everything Im Not
Poem by eloise2006
shes everything im not
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I Wish I Was Skinny
Poem by eloise2006
sometimes i wish i wasnt the size i am
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White Rose
Poem by Theo
A metaphoric piece about self-harm
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Imprisonment
Poem by Willie
This was written by a civil war soldier.
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They Don't Walk in Waukegan
Story by JPYoung
A familiar face in an impossible place.
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The Hotel Manager
Story by Willie
Springtime in Paris… There is an accident where a petty thief is ran over. A strange and shady encounter happens in the hotel.
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Well Then
The moon, the tree, the picket fence, and the pain of leaving
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Poison Seed
What grows inside a broken being?
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"A Tragic Story Starring You and Me"
Story by Phoenix
Seven days. One week. All alone.
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The Funeral
Story by NobodyImportant
Grief can torture and blind you. Blind you to the fact that we are not alone in our pain; in our loss.
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The Insatiable Hunger for Murder That Wrecked His Thoughts.
Story by Mit Thi Drugon
The secret murders committed by those of us we likely suspect.
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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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Catharsis of My Subtle Life After My Divorce, Seems Not to Come.
Story by Roberto Perez
It shows how hard it is for a sick man to cope with such drastic change that happens in his life.