Poems about Sadness

Sad Poetry

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. 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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    As a child I was neglected and as I grew up I lived in foster care. I then moved on to a different placement, my trust was broken I had no one. I too was sexually abused over 1 year ago and...

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  3. 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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    • Rating 4.47
  4. A Smile

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

    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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  6. 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 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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  7. Complicated Families

    • By JQ Downing
    • Published: February 2006

    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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    • Rating 4.43
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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.

  8. How Dare You!

    Marriage Ending

    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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  10. I Wish, I Dream

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

    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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    • Rating 4.38
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    My tears are falling. My life is changing. My brother is gone. His life has been taken. I wish he were here. Tears, tears, they fall from your eyes. The only thing you can do is look at the sky.

  11. The Girl I Used To Be

    • By Laura
    • Published: March 2009

    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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    My parents always say I'm never going to preside my dreams of becoming a doctor. That I won't get straight a's when I'm trying. I used to be so confident in life but not so much anymore but I...

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  12. Stress

    Stress Effects Life

    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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    Stress makes our life hopeless. Because of stress, life is hard.

  13. Different As Black And White

    • By Natasha L. Damian
    • Published: February 2006

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

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