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The Drifter
Story by John Sanders
Ross is haunted by a lordly drifter's past
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Best Friends ? (Part One)
Story by Millie Hiatt
Part one of a story about a girl called Linda, who wishes that her friends were as good as they may have seemed...
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lost
this story is to be continued to chapter three but it is about a small family who take a trip to and island that is forbidened but they dont know that it is and you will read about theyre struggles in
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I Guess I Thought Wrong
Story by why_now
I thought all of these different things for the longest time... Guess I thought wrong

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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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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.

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
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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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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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Her Last Words.
Poem by Aimee
This was taken from a song called Her Last Words by Courtney Parker
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A Long Walk
Poem by mokymoky
I was walking along the sidewalk when this popped into my head.
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Loss of Innocence
Poem by Tiffany
Something depressing I decided to write.
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Loneliness
Poem by Tiffany
Just me getting my emotions out.
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Thorns
Poem by Carly
A collection of my thoughts put in to words.
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The Card Sharp
Down by the banks of the Mekong, the raggedy boatmen and dockers spend their days between work looking for ways to make extra money. One day, the card sharp chooses the wrong person to hustle.
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Who I Am
Poem by Tiffany
Just a poem about who I am.
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I Remember
Poem by Brokensoul
A poem about a person who is the only one who remembers the sun in an endless rain
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All the Stars
Story by Oxygen
First part of a new series called All the stars. Read if you like sad stories.
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Through That Window
Poem by Brokensoul
A poem about a lost soul who loves someone who doesn't know they exist
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Incomplete
Musing by Amanda
Short story about the struggles of life, and what it feels like to live with depression.
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William, The Grim Reaper
Story by lillwords
After William has committed suicide, the universe decides to punish him for his actions by converting his soul to a grim reaper. William is forced to see bloodshed until that day when he was set free.
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Day I Lost Her
Story by MrReaper
She left me to save the world.
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The Darkness
Story by ImSimplyDead
How I feel when I'm Depressed.
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One Day I Will Die
Poem by Kuro
A letter to the one I miss the most.
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War of Emotions
Poem by Oxygen
Poem about my emotions.
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The Teen and the President
Story by FlentalMeister
A teenager grows and continues to look up to his President.
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Without You
Poem by Oxygen
What would life be without you?
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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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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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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.
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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?
Poem by Mother Goose
This is a poem about school shootings in the US... A sad but true fact, remembering all who died.
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Welcome to My World
Story by Zer0
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
Poem by Rora
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 Kuro
I wrote this and my big brother desmeon sang it. Don't get this mixed up.
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A Daughter's Story
Story by Aspen
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 Kuro
Lyrics by: London Thor
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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.
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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...