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. 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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    Beautifully written. I am going through a phase which is hard to define. I wonder if I am right or I am wrong to let myself drift in this pain, the pain of feeling alone. Your poem...

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  3. 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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    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.

  4. 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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    You are right. My parents say that I’m a loser. My sister says I am very bad. Nobody in my family likes me because I’m not so good with studies and I’m not as beautiful as everyone, but I...

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  6. 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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    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 anywhere...
    I feel like an...

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  7. 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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    Hi everyone! My name is Tanya Joshi and I live in Almora, Uttrakhand. I am in class 11 and I am much obliged with the fact that stress effects life. However, to some extent I think it can be...

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  8. 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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    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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  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. The Man

    Father Out Of Touch

    It's hard to describe how I feel right now
    I want to explain it but I don't know how
    I can't believe its come to this
    it's our world, not just his

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    I was brought up and taken care of not by my mom and had less paternal care and consideration. I lived together with my dad and my mom's love but was too far away from the former's care and...

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  12. 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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  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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