Poems about Sadness

Sad Poetry

Poetry about sadness. Feeling sad is no crime although the world might wish you to think so. All the feelings in the world never did anybody any harm. It is our feelings that make us human and connect us to the rest of humanity. When you feel sad, it is important to give yourself permission to feel the sadness. Share your feelings with someone who has the sensitivity to give you the space to let the feeling fully be felt. Only then can you begin to let go.

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Not Able To Find Joy In Life
  • By Darren Harris
  • Published: December 2007
Depression

Depression is running through my head.
These thoughts make me think of death,
A darkness which blanks my mind.
A walk through the graveyard, what can I find?

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Please keep the faith.
Don't let the hope fade away.
You are gonna be special
In someone's life.
If not today...some other day.

  • By JQ Downing
  • Published: February 2006
Complicated Families

So many tears shed in the dark of night,
hidden away in our private thoughts
only to be shelved with morning's first light.
Because of no courage to speak of the pain,

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I was touched by this amazing poem and I can relate to every single word. Just like me, I've been through all of these sad things.

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Staying Strong
  • By Jesse Standridge
  • Published: February 2008
Bravado

alone again,
just another day dedicated to love ones missed.
As I sit with an empty soul,
not sad, ...

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  • By Anne Powers
  • Published: January 2011
Falling From Darkness

Falling from darkness,
To a place I don't know,
Everything's moving with no place to go.
I feel so alone and scared.

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I think it's very beautiful. It identifies the beauty of pain,as an absolute finite of existence of one's being. Conquering one's own longevity or continuation without it.
To love is...

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Poem About Wanting Things To Be Better
  • By Isabel S.
  • Published: April 2015
I Wish, I Dream

I wish I could stop crying,
I wish I didn't have to try.
On the outside I'm smiling,
But inside I'm dying,

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My smile is fake...
I feel like dying through the darkness...
I try to be brave, but no...
I need friends...but I don't...
I always walk alone...in school and...

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  • By Laura
  • Published: March 2009
The Girl I Used To Be

I tell myself that everything's going to be ok,
that there is no reason for all this pain.
The time it took to change, the time it took to
see all those mistakes....

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ROXIE,

I'm sorry to hear that your parents are discouraging you to follow your dreams. Don't lose that confidence, believe in yourself and you can accomplish whatever...

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Stress Effects Life
Stress

Stress is eating at me every minute and second of the day, how do I cope with the horrible effects and make it go away?

I feel so tired and run down and I don't sleep, I lie in bed at night and wonder why it runs so deep.
...

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Life has it's up and downs but as long as what's in you is responsible for you're problems, then life will call to you.

Marriage Ending
How Dare You!

How Dare you do this to me.
How Dare you stand there and let us be.
You not wanting this marriage and working late is how this began.
I now know this has to end....

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You Said You Would Stay
  • By Eric L.
  • Published: December 2008
A Smile

A smile is just a Gesture,
That's made on one's face,
What if the knew,
All I needed was space?...

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  • By Natasha L. Damian
  • Published: February 2006
Different As Black And White

I dont understand
why cant you see
just what your yelling is doing to me
open your eyes...

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