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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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Drown It Out
Story by NobodyImportant
He turned the music up louder, trying to drown out the painful sobs of his mother.
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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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Self-Enflicted Wounds
Story by Cookies
A story about pain deeper than just physical.
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Teenage Humanity
Poem by golden
I see gold in teenage humanity and being alive.

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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.

Top Sad Short Stories

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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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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.
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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.
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Her Last Words Before She Was gone....
Story by Ellyie_ELL
This is about a girl who was gone and no one knows what happen. People wonder what happen to her a lot of people a lot and no one knows why she was gone but only her haters do.....
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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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Do You See It Too?
Story by Olivia03
This story is about a family that lost their dad is a tragic accident one morning, the son Ron wakes up and is adamant that he sees his dad standing outside.
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Letters to Heaven
Story by Emily
A story about a broken sister, writing a letter to her sister.
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Daddy I Miss You
It will be almost a year since I lost my father and it still hurts. I still think about him everyday and it hurts to know he's not here with me because my father was my everything & I miss him dearly.
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Nuisance Calls
Story by TimTaylor
A mother worries about why her son hasn't called.
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Who Are You, and Do You Still Love Me Like You Did?
Poem by Oxygen
Who are you. I seem to know you but can't seem to understand you. I knew you , loved you , cared for you, but now it is all gone.
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Tree Money
Poem by Mother Goose
A little poem I did for my English class that talks about deforestation I decided to upload.
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The Letter
Story by Feminist123
My friends Faith and Hockey4life55 have written this story together.
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The Things "They" Make Me Feel Inside
It is what having fake friends can do to you.
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Death Is Beautiful
A girl tries to give her sister what she can, only to find her sister wishes for the exact opposite what she wants to give.
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Happiness Comes With a Price
Poem by Oxygen
Someone once told that to experience great feelings of happiness you must feel great feelings of sadness and sorrow. This is the inspiration of this poem.
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Laughter
Poem by Oxygen
Laughter makes you feel better, releases tension, but it can also hurt someone.
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It's So Easy
Poem by Oxygen
Sad poem. If you are able to figure out the meaning you might be a little shocked.
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My Crimes Against You
Poem by TheOutsider
My abusive relationship.
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You
Poem by Oxygen
Sad poem I wrote in 2018.
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Best Friends
Story by Feminist123
A letter to an ex-best friend asking what happened to their friendship.
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That Girl
Story by Feminist123
You see that girl? Over there. She looks so happy, right? Telling jokes, smiling, laughing, having a great time and... Dying inside.
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Why Now?
Life is cruel but regardless we still manage to forge ahead to the better times.
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Repetitive
Musing by Annielol399
The end of all the suffering...
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The Happy Sunflower
A Sunflower with a tough life cycle <3
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Come Back, I Still Need You
Story by CCRidley
A story of life and love, between a grandmother and a girl.
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In the Dark Room
Story by bscotch
Cruelty with no solution.
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The Promotion
Story by Koodzy
A nice short story about a man and his family.
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The Bee
Poem by Miavm
This is a poem I wrote.
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You Dont See What I See
Poem by Zip017
My thoughts to my friend
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How I Look at Lies.
A short poem of how lie made this world a... Better world...
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The Stars in the Night
Musing by Beginner_Writer
This story tells you how I went through the rough side of life along with the stars in the night.
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Love Is Like Pesticide
I believe I won't stop loving this guy and It seems like he doesn't care.
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Wait
Poem by Justice_Dolly
A girl desperately wants to tell a boy sorry but he leaves he wondering what she did wrong.
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The Girl Who Left Her Guard Up
Story by why_now
This is a story kind of like "The Girl with Depression" but a little bit longer. She didn't find the need to hide who she really was.
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Childhood Accident
Story by Robert Thornton
This is a short story of an event that took place during a boys childhood., and how it changed the boys perspective on life.
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Michael Brown, Gone too Early
Story by Robert Thornton
Michael Brown was an 18-year-old boy who had a wrongful death at the hands of a police officer. this story tells the accounts of the people involved.
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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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The Date
Story by Optimism101
A short story about a boy, and what used to be.
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I Want to Be Myself
Poem by Imitation.o
Story of a girl who wants to be kind.