Poems about Sadness

Poems about Being Sad

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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  1. Sometimes I Get Lonely

    • By Emily B
    • Published: March 2015
    Poem About Waiting For The Phone To Ring

    Sometimes I get lonely
    Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
    Always connecting but not connected

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  3. Skeletons

    • By Debbie Grenier
    • Published: June 2011
    Traumatic Memories Locked Away Like Skeletons In A Closet

    The welcome mat outside my door
    is dusty, old & worn
    'cuz people have been entering in
    since the day that I was born

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  4. Falling From Darkness

    • By Anne Powers
    • Published: January 2011

    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 can really relate to this poem. I have depression, and there will be days where I just don't want to get out of bed. I'll just cry for no reason sometimes. There is also days where...

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  6. The Face In The Mirror

    • By Catherine S. Liebenberg
    • Published: March 12, 2019
    How People See Themselves In The Mirror

    What do you see when you look into a mirror?
    Do you see a face of grace
    or the belief of grief?
    Do you see a blessing of success

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  7. Tulips

    The tulips are too excitable, it is winter here.
    Look how white everything is, how quiet, how snowed-in.
    I am learning peacefulness, lying by myself quietly
    As the light lies on these white walls, this bed, these hands.

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  8. I Sit And Look Out

    I SIT and look out upon all the sorrows of the world, and upon all
            oppression and shame;
    I hear secret convulsive sobs from young men, at anguish with
            themselves, remorseful after deeds done;

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  10. On Another's Sorrow

    Can I see another's woe,
    And not be in sorrow too?
    Can I see another's grief,
    And not seek for kind relief?

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    My family went through some tough times and I first read this poem after we got help from our friends. This poem always reminds me that there is always hope for people.

  11. Depression

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

    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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    Back in 2018, on the 26th of December, I found out I was pregnant. I tried to get an abortion but failed. I never wanted a child. All I wanted was love, peace, and respect in my life,...

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  12. Nothing Left To Say

    Poem About Losing Your Inspiration

    I've got nothing left to say.
    It's like the words ran away.

    And I'm stuck between these walls

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  13. Bravado

    • By Jesse Standridge
    • Published: February 2008
    Staying Strong

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

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