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The grave of courage and hope part 1
Story by Lilylina867
A little girl called Alina had lived in an old house with her twin Rosey. Her grandparents passed away and every week she would visit the grave. Except there was something wrong with it....
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Such Pain
"There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning"- Louis L'amour. (A STORY ABOUT A SICK LITLLE GIRL)
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The Friend That Didn't Stay
Poem by coolbeans88
A kind of long poem based on what has happened/been happening to me over the past few weeks.
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Heated
Story by Unseenbeauty13
Some people should be put under the prison yard. and some should never be born.
18+
Never Forgotten
Story by NobodyImportant
We have to make tough decisions in life. Many occur during the teenage years; especially because of how much pressure society levies on youth. The effects of these choices can last for years.

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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.
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Last Words
Story by RLMaring
A story of a girl's last words to her mom
18+
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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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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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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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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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.

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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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Where?
Poem by melissak
Where is it all?
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Pea Ah Noh
Once beloved, now slipping away from peoples' minds.
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I Am Sinking in a Bottomless Pit of Darkness
Musing by Feminist123
Something inside of me seems to have given up. My soul is tired.
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The Lorax
Musing by Oxygen
Behind this children's story, there was a dark hidden message. Was he trying to warn us? Did he predict we would act and be like this?
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Want to Feel the Warmth
A teenage girl who wants to feel love by someone special , who isn't a prick
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Rise
Story by Zer0
I will rise above you,  Far above, And make you pay.
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What Are We Gonna Do?
Poem by Oxygen
Poem about humanity. May seem confusing or random.
18+
How I Wish I Was Killed in The Car Accident
Story by AmourAk
Every feelings you have when you were in the greatest pain and there was no one left with you
PG
The Lost Island
My dream or nightmare
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To All the Boys I’ve Loved
I’m sorry, I really am
PG
The Tale of All Things
Must I be forgotten?
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Offline Connection
Please do not underestimate the mind and power of anyone, even if they are 5 times younger than you.
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Let Me Go
Poem by Andraaknas
All I want is for everyone to let me go
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A Single Tear
A poem about how painful tears can be, even if they are not yours.
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A Freaking Love Story
i cant be to only one to write about love, right?
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The Burden Part 2
Story by melissak
Real addictions affect everyone around
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Dear Depression
Story by flores_alvarez
A letter addressed to my depression
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Box Full of Kisses
Love is the most precious gift in the world.
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You Aren't a Good Child
Poem by Spyro
I am sick of having expectations and the need for approval
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Dead Love
Story by Brokensoul
Love that was too late.
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Forever as Two
This is a poem I wrote when the boy I liked left
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Leave Me Be
This is a poem that I wrote after my boyfriend broke up with me.
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Love
Poem by melissak
It always breaks me down.
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Would Anybody Notice if I Were Gone?
Poem by Oxygen
Would Anybody Notice if I Were Gone?
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Breaking Point
Poem by Oxygen
Everyone has a breaking point. 
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The Burden
Story by melissak
What it's like to be a girl with so much, but think to have so little. The pain and suffrage of life all in the head. Without a way out there's no way to stay.
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Monsters
Story by Kuro
The darkness inside me.
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Mother
Story by Morgan Corneau
Hi Mom... If you're reading this, I miss you.
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Maybe in a Parallel Universe
Poem by shianeru
A certain notion about a parallel universe is that every action and decision of each person creates a new universe. So what if in a different universe from ours...
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Because of You
Poem by Tiffany
It all changed because of you.
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Mommy, Where Are You?
Story by hollymari
Mommy where are you, its been 5 years ….
PG
Mommy, Where Are You?
Poem by hollymari
A young girl wondering where her mommy is.
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Do You Dare?
Poem by Oxygen
Do you dare dream....
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Spark
Poem by Oxygen
Creative poem about a burning.
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Lunda Lay
Story by Brokensoul
This is a description of how I would feel in my friends perspective. This friend isn't exactly the happiest person in the world.
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I Said No
Poem by Tiffany
Just need to vent in the only way I can.
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Treasured Memories
Story by rainfall_
This is a story about the death of my grandfather.
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I'm Blue
Musing by Kuro
My feelings in a nutshell.
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Where Is Mommy?
Story by H2o
A child asks his father where his mom went after she died.
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Thoughts and Reality
A quick peep into someone's life. Everyone's life matters.
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The Darkness Inside of Me
Poem by Oxygen
I must resist the urge. I must stop it.
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Wildfires
Poem by Hockey4Life55
Beautiful thing, destroys many.
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I Wonder
Musing by Tiffany
Just some thoughts of mine
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Just Wondering
Poem by Sealunicorn11
What many people are thinking inside.
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Happiness Is a Lie
Story by Sealunicorn11
A story about how some people can feel after they find out that their parents are getting divorced.
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The Lonely Swan (#1) .... Lonely Sorrow
Story by Amber Leaghes
A young girl, with a loving heart, realises her life is never going to be the same ever again.
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The Broken Girl
Poem by deadgirl2004
A poem about a broKen girl
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Reason to Live
Poem by Oxygen
You are the reason I want to live.
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Cameron
Poem by Kuro
I'm screaming at the top of my lungs in my head and I don't ever want to stop.