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Hands That Hurt Her
Story by SulfiricRomance
What he does to her.... it's excruciating to watch. I'll spare you the gore.
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The Bottom of the Black Abyss
A Poem about depression. Kinda sorta.
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Thoughts
Poem by Not Using
I lost a friend so I decided to write about it because I've been thinking about him a lot
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Sick of Me
Story by Phate
I've personally become sick of myself over the last few weeks. Here's why.
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Sorry
Story by corinthtrisha22
Deepest apologies to my best friend

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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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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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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.

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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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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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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A Letter to all abusive DADS
Poem by Lawrencia
To all Dads and Dads to be please take good care of your families you are the rock to your families their happiness depends on you guys
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BlankSlate
Story by melissak
I can't remember. Can you help me??
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Consumed
Story by kkliz
The battle of the mind.
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Dying
Poem by Andraaknas
Warming cold, dead hands is hard, especially when they're yours...
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House of Metaphors
Everything is not always as it seems to be.
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The Video
Story by Krish
A man who is a good husband, a good father creates a video for every important member of his life but his daughter hates him for abandoning her and this story is how this perception of hers' changes.
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The Virus
Story by hazylakes
An online dating experience
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Singing
Poem by Andraaknas
Screaming, singing, crying, and laughing... The standard of one of my episodes...
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I Miss You
Poem by lime
"You can never love someone as much as you can miss them."
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Once Again
Poem by Oxygen
Once again, I am falling. I thought I found a way out.
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Falling in Deep
Poem by Oxygen
I let the darkness close around me.I let myself fall deeper.
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Internal Screaming
Poem by Andraaknas
My internal screaming, my problems, my life now...
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Jane, Part 3 - Her Grave
Poem by Andraaknas
Part 3 of 3, when I visited her grave...
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Jane, Part 2 - Her Smile
Poem by Andraaknas
Part 2 of 3, about Her Smile...
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Jane, Part 1 - Her Room
Poem by Andraaknas
Part 1 of 3, of Her Room, when I found her...
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Love Letters to Nowhere
Poem by Andraaknas
A series of letters never sent...
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Pear Flower
Story by sky_wolf19
When the spring comes again I hope you'll watch the flowers bloom with me
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Take Flight (Epilogue Pt. 2)
I don’t really get why you people asked for this.
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Teen Idle
One of my favorite songs: Teen Idle by MARINA
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Help
Story by MyBreath
I walk into the living room, Her face was pale her hair was a blood red like always but some parts looked even more red than normal...
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Roam
Story by Billy Foster
Daniel loves a city break as long as he doesn't need to go
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The Other Day
Story by M. Frank
Can one have a respite without spoilers?!
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Youth - Part 2
Poem by Andraaknas
The follow up to a poem I did a while ago called "Youth".
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I Think....
Musing by why_now
I think....I think....I think....But is it reasonable?
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Questions
Just popped into my head. More word vomiting, aka shit I need to get out.
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The Merchant
Story by MeckenzieV
My response to the prompt I was given: Write historical fiction.
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That Black, Starry Night
Poem by Andraaknas
A retelling of something that happened to me over the summer.
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The Junk keeps piling up
Story by Billy Foster
When Gillian gets an invite to join the local darts team, Conner's is not too keen. There can only be two options
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Sucker for Love
BoYs wILL bE bOyS
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Galaxies
Poem by lkieser
Thoughts about life...
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Word's Can Hurt
Poem by deadgirl2004
a poem telling people words can hurt
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What Have We Done?
Poem by Andraaknas
Another poem by my friend Cian
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Infantile Anmisia
Story by Lilith_Garnet
This is a story about a girl named Octavia. She has a friend named Elain who wants to know more about her.
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Take Flight (Epilogue)
Depict this however you want.
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Take Flight (Part Six)
Previously - Tomorrow. Tomorrow is the day.
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Take Flight (Part Five)
Previously - “Jeremy, who’s that?” “My girlfriend.”
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The Lonely Swan (#4) - Desolate and Alone (Chapters 11 - 14)
Story by Amber Leaghes
Left alone once more a young girl, having lost all she ever cared for, has to find courage in her quest to find those she seeks. Only her journey is filled with more than she ever thought possible.
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A Letter to Myself
Poem by Andraaknas
A short, sad letter to myself.
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Lost
Poem by Andraaknas
What is it like to be Lost?
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A Golden Age
Poem by Andraaknas
A sad outlook on society by my friend Cian Krueger.
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The Lonely Swan (#3) - Together Alone (Chapters 10 - 11)
Story by Amber Leaghes
Chapters 10 - 11 of The Lonely Swan Story #3
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Dead Skies
Poem by Andraaknas
A poem about my life as of recent, involving suicide attempts and alcoholism
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In Love, Cancer
Story by Billy Foster
When the horoscope writer is hit by a bus, Milton has to take her place.
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Lost in the Airport
Story by melissak
Oh no! My mom left me in an airport all alone what should I do?
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I Want You Gone
Why won't your memories just leave me alone? I want nothing more from you. Just go.
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A Homeward Burning
His fire may never be put out.
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Roll of Emotions
Poem by Aspen
This poem is about how you can feel so many emotions in one sad yet happy day.
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I Run and I Run and I Run and I Run
No matter how far I run, my past refuses to fall behind in the dust. My demons never leave me.
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Still Breathing
Musing by melissak
This is a song I wrote and wanted to post online. Hope it's at least a bit decent
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The last rose of summer
Story by Billy Foster
Alfie and Angus are expecting their first child, they had better be ready.