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My Wish
"My Wish" is a poem I wrote for a remembrance day writing contest at my school. It is in remembrance for all the soldiers who fight for our country.
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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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A Lover of mine
Story by roselle67
Her name was Mary Grace. The Woman I loved when I was In High School. ---------------------------Author's Message-------------------------------- Hi guys! this is my first story Hope you like it
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Lone Drifter
Story by knowwhodoyou
Trying to make friends has never been more difficult... Just wanting to fit in becomes a large request.
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Life
What i face every day

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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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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.
PG
All the Time in the World . . .
Story by Author Unknown

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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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DREAMS ARE COUNTERFEIT COINS
Story by mazharabro
A Short Story from Sindhi Literature Author: Mazhar Abro Translated by: Hafeez Darban.
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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....
PG
All the Time in the World . . .
Story by Author Unknown

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.
All Audiences
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....
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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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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Paint Splodges
Story by SaharaJem
A young girl who suffers from depression and paints her body to sheild herself.
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Who Would Know?
Poem about my current struggle with depression.
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You
I let someone into my life. And they kinda sorta broke me a little bit.
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A Fresh Start From My Memories
Story by chloeanne
Who would have thought that moving away to another country would be the best thing that could happen? The question is, why leave England? The person she loves has destroyed her, will she ever again?
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The Bottom of the Black Abyss
A Poem about depression. Kinda sorta.
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Jeremiah's Dog Tags
Story by Hallie
Madison's father went missing when she was thirteen ever since, she believed he was dead. To get over the pain she visits the retirement home and talks to an elderly man who seems oddly familiar...
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Loved One
Poem by ceratophrys
A poem about losing someone.
PG
Living Fears Poem
Story by Elisenicole2014
Twisted dreamers may be the cause.
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Living Fears
Nightmares are a closer reality than they are dismissed as.
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Delusions
Story by Kat
A girl deals with her mind, revealing her tortured brain and aching head.
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Spinning Round and Round
Story by RebelSoul
Won't somebody make me feel alive and shatter me~ Lindsey Stirling
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Yellow Green and Blue White
Poem by Samni
A poem about the lives of Yellow green, and Blue White.
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Two Brief Flashes
Story by lemonslice
Two unrelated micro flashes. The first is dialogue only.
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One Last Time
Story by lemonslice
The last farewell of a loved one in hospital.
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Don't Let Me Go
Story by MaKaylee Power
He finally admitted he still loved her. Or at least she thought he did.
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Glitter and Gold [Part One]
Story by mayanward
A girl runs away from her abusive relationship and ends up finding someone much better
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Yobuko's Story
Story by Forever_Noone
This is a story about my separate personality.
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Abuse.
Poem by windychaser
Love and hate confusion in a relationship. What is love and hate?
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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.
PG
You Made These Choices - I Suffered for Them
Story by Kat
The title says it all.
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If I Had Known
Poem by Erin Milligan
If I had known then, maybe I wouldn't be broken now.
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What Is There?
Story by Kat
The title kind of explains it all.
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My Wish
"My Wish" is a poem I wrote for a remembrance day writing contest at my school. It is in remembrance for all the soldiers who fight for our country.
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Anxiety...
Story by MaKaylee Power
This short story is all about what it's like to have and experience anxiety.
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Lover's Lanes
Story by MaKaylee Power
This story is about a girl who was with a guy. He stayed for the easy part of the relationship but when things got more complicated, harder, he left her.
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I Tried
This Poem is originally about a broken hearted girl. My best friend and I both experienced heart break at a young age and were able to work together to write this piece.
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Martha
Story by Benartflick
A true story about the influence legalized drugs had on one woman, her husbands and children.
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Guilt
Story by Kat
Okey, this is the first really sad story I've really ever written. Trying out new genres.
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Tonal Shades of Lightning
Story by lemonslice
A prose poem about being let down and then go to great lengths to take revenge.
PG
Acting
Story by Kat
A girl describes how she feels about her life to herself.
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Reflection
Poem by Lost
Sitting in this tree thinking how messed up my life actually is.
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Just Go
Story by Kat
A married couple having an argument that was overheard.
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The Golden Heart
Story by Broken
The girl had said,"help me."
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Blue Faced
Poem by Kat
A girl feels the depression inside her for the last time, and an overwhelming discovery flourishes at the closing.
PG
Festus Isn't Happy
Story by Kat
Festus was named by her mother, who had called her such because in Greek the word meant happy. When her mother is in a car accident it all changed.
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But You'll Love Him Anyway
Poem by Falling_Starr
For anyone who has been though this. Or is still in this phase because to tell the truth I still am.
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My Fault
Story by NobodyImportant
Guilt is a funny thing. Blame and accusation hurt the most when one places it on themselves, whether it is deserved or not.
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An Open Letter to My Alcoholic Father
Story by chloedrake
Just as the title describes
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Stop
Story by FadingMemories
Ever flip hatred around completely just to find you misunderstood? I have.
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Thoughts
Poem by sadeyes
I lost a friend so I decided to write about it because I've been thinking about him a lot
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The Salvation
A victim of the Holocaust seeks salvation but receives otherwise.
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The Scar
Treat everyday as though it will be your last, because you never know when your time will come, or when those around you will suddenly disappear.
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Dead Friend
Poem by ceratophrys
A poem about my friend Alex, who died too soon. Don't take your friends for granted. You don't know when they're going to leave.
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The Changing
Story by Daniel_Cann
A story of a man next in line to undergo the transformation into a mindless beast, after looking at what his friend became. I wrote this 4 years ago, when I was little :)
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Faulty Body
Story by nikki
when felicity goes to the doctors and gets the bad news she is torn apart...she meets some friends on the way and has to learn to accept she is slipping.
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How Could You?
Story by sorrynotsorry
This is a true story about how a girl falls into despair....
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Gone
Story by Broken
Everyone she ever loved left her..
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Of the Beauty of Angels
Story by NobodyImportant
Sometimes an outer beauty is no representation of the reality of character.
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Fall
Poem by Glitchz
You know those voices inside your head. Those little thoughts of depression that pop up. Ever though to write them down?
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She'll Always Miss Her.
Story by Dxvn5
Time had passed since she last saw her. She was trying to move on but life without her just didn't seem right...