sad poetry

The cathartic nature of poetry makes it one of the best outlets to channel feelings of sadness, emotional turmoil, grief and despair.

  • James McElroy
    Published about 11 hours ago
    The Little Notecard

    The Little Notecard

    One Summer evening In a group of three We all took each A little notecard a piece. After an hours wait It was a quarter to 8
  • Zeus
    Published about 11 hours ago
    The Cruellest joke

    The Cruellest joke

    All that pain for little joy Must be an evil ploy Eat the whites, but not the yolk Life is the cruellest joke Free, but caged inside a fence
  • Matteo Pierobon
    Published about 11 hours ago
    Dark Cloud

    Dark Cloud

    I fear, to not be, enough. To not be able, to fullfill my heart. In a world, where sunrise comes, and go,
  • The Rambling Dropout
    Published about 12 hours ago
    THE LAST CIG FOR TONIGHT

    THE LAST CIG FOR TONIGHT

    Last cig for tonight. At the end of Higgins street. At that old railroad stop station. There’s some electric restaurant motor hum,
  • Daphne Doss Sutherlun
    Published about 14 hours ago
    MY PLAYGROUND

    MY PLAYGROUND

    The Voices In My Head Are The Playground For My Thoughts Yelling, Screaming, Doors Slamming .Moms Crying He Hit Her Again.
  • Steven Rice
    Published about 17 hours ago
    You Were There

    You Were There

    You Were There Sleepless nights, dirty diapers, and baby spit-up... You were there. First day jitters, first words that were read, and playing house...
  • Aliana Le Fleur
    Published about 20 hours ago
    Things I Can't Do

    Things I Can't Do

    I can't handle your judgement right now I can't love cause I never learned how And I can't hold you in my arms Cause your words set off alarms
  • Crybabi
    Published about 21 hours ago
    A Letter to My Parents

    A Letter to My Parents

    Dear Mom and Dad, I am not an idiot. I am no fool, who has yet to understand the mechanics of life and society. You follow ingrained rules and argue with me without thinking of conversing and still label me as the disrespectful one. You interrupt my moment of clarification and disagree without understanding.
  • Starla Moore
    Published about 21 hours ago
    Apocalyptic Love Song

    Apocalyptic Love Song

    Close your tired eyes, Rest will come soon, I'll keep you safe, Like I always do. Lay your head on my chest, As you drift into dreams,
  • Bella Harris
    Published about 22 hours ago
    The resignation

    The resignation

    The resignation is written up and pen is pulling close We’ve harvested so many seeds but there’s no longer growth Silence spoke more truths than any noise could ever sound
  • KAREN NUNEZ
    Published about 22 hours ago
    If it weren't for your vows

    If it weren't for your vows

    It's not your vow, it's already drifting away in the red dust, for that sad, sobbing love, the wait is hundreds of years.
  • KAREN NUNEZ
    Published about 23 hours ago
    I don't blame you for not understanding me.

    I don't blame you for not understanding me.

    Everyone has a dead end.   I couldn't get out on my own, and no one else could get in.   I keep my deepest secrets there.