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I See Something Sad

Sometimes, it breaks open the heart to care 110 People

    How To Invite Them To Dance (who Let The Dogs Out)

    The the homes all looked the same. Hundreds and hundreds of them packed closely together. They were all made of old wooden boards and sheets of rusted corrugated tin sheets found at the rubbish dump. The average home was 6 meters by 5 meters. On average 4 people per home. There...
    YBlah YBlah 41-45 Jan 9, 2013

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    Take Time To Stop And Smell The Roses

    WELL I HAVE TO SAY I'M SURE EVERYONE HAS GONE THROUGH STRUGGLES OF SOME SORT, BUT I ASK MYSELF JUST TAKE A FEW STEPS BACK AND LOOK AT EVERYTHING THAT SURROUNDS YOU EVEN LIFE ITSELF AND JUST THINK FOR AWHILE A GOOD WHILE LISTEN TO EVERYTHING ALMOST LIKE IF YOUR MEDITATING , NOW...
    gina200940 gina200940 41-45 1 Response Aug 3, 2011

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    The Dew Of Compassion Is A Tear

    I have felt the pain of others when life sows upon them sadness and grieve their pain becomes my own. I've lived through moments of sadness and at times I felt that to have a better understanding of the sadness I see everyday I would rather feel compassion than to know the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 8, 2011

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    Come & Inspire Me !

    Inspire me ...! sometimes I wonder why I stop loving You You canot inspire me anymore Stop lying..Stop hoping..Stop dreaming Before u leave u kill every single moment You're not the man  that I thought You're ! You're alittle angel but with alittle devil inside you It's...
    so4uu so4uu 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2010

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    It's Cold Here.

    I'm in the big fancy house my husband bought.   I grew up with 6 siblings and several dogs running about.  Meat wasn't on the menu daily or weekly but we worked in the garden during the summer and at times my parents would send us to Kentucky to my Grandma's farm...
    TouchMeNot TouchMeNot 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 14, 2009

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    Isolation

    I see something sad. Something I'm a part of. Maybe you are too. I lift the sheets in the morning, eyes that have just begun to focus lead me to this box.  My fingers like homing pigeons know just where to perch to connect me to the rest of the world...
    JipC JipC 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 26, 2008

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    Education!

    I'm a good effing teacher! I just got through an eval meeting where the person evaluating me said that I'm a great teacher but said that the new rubric that the state gave her makes it impossible to be rated as such. Consequently, I am now proficient eventhough in past...
    chasefarler chasefarler 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 6, 2012

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    Still Lost And Confused

    I HAVE YET TO SAY THAT I AM TRULY HAPPY WITH MY LIFE I MEAN I HAD THREE CHILDREN AND THEY ARE MY HEART BODY AND SOUL BUT I HAVE TO SAY THAT , THAT IS THE ONLY REASON WHY I AM ALIVE TODAY I CANT LEAVE MY KIDS UNTIL I KNOW THEY ARE READY TO HANDLE LIFE ON THERE OWN . I FEEL REALLY...
    gina200940 gina200940 41-45 1 Response Aug 3, 2011

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    I Hate Some Loan Sharks

    An old lady made a loan for a small amount and unfortunately gave up her house for security. Something happened and she could not pay it. The loan sharks took her house for that small amount! I think it is a crying shame ....
    Ertjie123 Ertjie123 36-40, F Jul 14, 2012

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    Clean.

         I'm finally clean. I'm finally coming back to earth. What did i miss? Apparently i missed my friends all ending up where i used to be.     It didn't seem so sad when i was there with them. Now it's tragic. I want to help them but just can't. I had to keep a fellow...
    PreferAnAstronaut PreferAnAstronaut 18-21, M Jun 23, 2011

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    It Sure Makes a Long Time Man Feel Bad

    Yeah, they came to take me away Said I'd be sitting here for the rest of my life But I don't really care - I shot my wife And brother, I can't even remember the reason why Oh, it makes a long time man feel bad Yeah, it makes a long time man feel bad Well I ain't had no...
    YBlah YBlah 41-45 Mar 1, 2012

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    An Empty House In the Neighborhood

    Times are hard right now. This fact was brought home to me with an unexpected shock, as I went walking though our safe and happy little country neighborhood, in the mountains. Our neighbors are 'just there'. We take them for granted as if they are part of the backdrop of our...
    swanfether swanfether 61-65, F 80 Responses Oct 14, 2008

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    A Junky's Christmas

    The tale of Danny 
    YBlah YBlah 41-45 Apr 9, 2012

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    This Place Is A Black Hole.

    I see my mother in the living room. A computer in her lap, a huge tv with Glenn Beck yelling about some clusterf**ck he didn't even google. I see a forest i ride by everyday on the way to work being chopped down so someone can keep their house. I see my boss frantically trying to...
    PreferAnAstronaut PreferAnAstronaut 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 16, 2010

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    Forgive This Man.

    Driving along the road one day, I passed along a plaza. Desolate was the sight, abandoned with dirty windows and trash all over the parking lot. A reasonably well-dressed man was sitting on the sidewalk, twisting something beneath his feet, swaying back and forth and...
    seventhstar seventhstar 18-21, M 3 Responses May 13, 2009

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    Just Needed To Share

    I have a daughter who graduated at the top of her high school class. She was a hard worker and self motivated. She was accepted at a private college, and given a great scholarship package that covered about 80% of her college expenses. She did fine her first semester, but then...
    Taylorvos Taylorvos 51-55 4 Responses Jan 13, 2011

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    Omg It's Christmas In October Here!

    Seriously! It started snowing last night and we have 3-4 inches of snow. All over Maine and some of the other New England states. Sucks. Rediculous. Snow in Halloween. (My younger half sister-Calli.) http://www.wgme.com/newsroom/top_stories/videos/wgme_vid_9770.shtml
    HaleyBloodRedRose1995 HaleyBloodRedRose1995 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 30, 2011

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    I Know...

    I know that this isn't what this group ment, but I saw a sad story and I wanted to share it.... (I did not write this!) Boy: Baby, we need to talk.Girl: Ricardo, what do u mean?Boy: Something has come up...Girl: What? What's wrong? Is it bad?Boy: I don't want to hurt you, baby...
    ChloeWolf ChloeWolf 13-15, F Oct 20, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    It's not as tragic as the stories on here but it's still pretty sad. I took my grandma out to eat at an Indian restaurant. There was this family with one little girl. The mom was...
    GigiCoeli GigiCoeli 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Reading all these experiences about people going through tough times in their lives makes me so sad. I wish that I could help and get through to all of those people and make their...
    jasenamigala jasenamigala 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I cry or tear up when i read a sad book or see a sad movie and when someone is nice to me when im feeling kindof sad,also if someone has had something sad happen to them and they...
    criesatnightandnoonehears criesatnightandnoonehears 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Do you wanna know what it's like living with extreme paranoia? Well I'll be walking down stairs for example and I'll stop in the middle of the hallway and have an image flash in my...
    MorbidRainbow MorbidRainbow 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    My life is not collapsing around me. I am fine, but tonight I am sad. I feel socially isolated and unsuccessful. I have nice friends, but as we grow up we spend less time together...
    Bsum1 Bsum1 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Will you see through? Look into a crowd of smiling teens Many see all their smiles and boisterous laughter If you really knew them you would see that most exorbitant veneers...
    CaliCoRex4 CaliCoRex4 13-15, F Jul 7

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    It sucks and hurts when a guy doesn't like you back or likes someone else or likes someone else more than you. You don't want to lose your friendship with them but at the sometime...
    MysteriousRose MysteriousRose 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just want to be happy but it seems hard to be. It's just the people I am around are not good influences and it hurts seeing others sad or others hurting me. I am thinking of...
    Alyzza123 Alyzza123 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    Was a social worker for a long time. Saw many things that affected me in ways I never really thought of. I've watched people die. Seen somebody commit suicide. I've walked into...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    Yes! I love seeing a new notification! It brightens up my day seeing something new happen.
    RoddyB7589 RoddyB7589 16-17, M Jul 13

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    I feel lonely and sad inside like I'm going to cry
    Happyjudy Happyjudy 18-21 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    In my dream, 2 of my friends killed themselves. Zack hung himself on a tree while we were camping. But his spirit was there with us at the park. The park was wrapped in ropes that...
    BloodProjectile1 BloodProjectile1 22-25, F Jul 10

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    I am a 29 years old single woman who is struggling to identify my desire in life. There are so many things going on in my mind that I am just so glad I have discovered this...
    zeilek zeilek 26-30, F Jul 19

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    I'm that girl who hides so much in her heart cos she doesn't want to make other's join her sadness neither does she want to reveal what kinds of tests god has put her through I am...
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am filled with such sadness at times that it is hard for me to breath. There is this lump in my throat. I feel like I could cry for hours about so many things, but then I think...
    MelMel68 MelMel68 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    It's so horrible how some them don't even stand a chance in this world we live in. Right from the get go they're either abused or left to fend for themselves. It's so incredibly...
    TheTshirt TheTshirt 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I love to listen to music so much but every time I do it just makes me really sad and depressed. I'm back to thinking about cutting. I havnt for 2 weeks ever since I got back from...
    NPkid97 NPkid97 16-17, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Sad... sad... sad... sad! I'm sad when I see girls planning for their wedding. I'm sad when I see couples in a relationship. I'm sad when I see parents with kids. I'm sad when I...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jul 8

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    I'm going to say why, i know that when I explain it you will be like "attention seeker.." Or "at least you have food and a roof over your head." But okay 1: I'm sad because my...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F Jul 5

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    I usually pretend that I'm happy so that others don't become upset or sad. I hold back my tears so that others can smile.I hate crying sometimes because I always feel so vulnerable...
    Smileeboo Smileeboo 16-17, F Jul 2

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    My depression has increased lately. I wrote a poem because I am in such a mess right now. Everything was great, now everything is bad. My aunt jus crying because it is the...
    Mikesmithg1 Mikesmithg1 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Ahh ha! Thought I'd say something needy like message me and talk to me and ask me anything ...but I am far too original than that. I am just stating a fact and was gonna preface...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M Jul 7

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    Lately I've been sad or angry, taking it out on my kids which I don't mean too but I don't know where to channel it. I know I need medical mental help but right now that's not...
    lonelysara1211 lonelysara1211 31-35, F Jul 7

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    I just lost my best friend,she told me I'm not the same person I was and that is true, I'm really depressed and sad lately. I have a lot of problems and she didn't know about them...
    FUFLOOTA FUFLOOTA 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I remember when I was a little boy, I used to hang around the house, our house, and sometimes my grandparent's, and find something to amuse myself with. Cassette decks with all...
    CapitalH CapitalH 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    This is a really bad week for a lot of people. My friend died and his friends are sad and depress. Then my older bro and his family is dealing with a lost of a love one. This is a...
    Custos1 Custos1 18-21, M Jul 20

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    Had lunch at my aunt's today. Her kids were sleeping over with relatives from their dad's side. Two of my uncles came, one of which had a seven yr old boy, Z. Z was born with a...
    ssaaraahh ssaaraahh 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Did a stupid thing again. Went looking at pics. Pics speak to me. Its dumb to hunt them. But i did. And got MAD. REAL MAD. Then sad. So very sad. We have...
    converted converted 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    It happened several years ago. In the city I lived in back then , there was this homeless musician. He was pretty much a drifter. He had this old musical pipe ( not sure exactly...
    rockstin87 rockstin87 26-30, M Jul 2

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    It sucked, yeah. Wasn't what we thought it would be. Wasn't enough time. It wasn't much, I'll admit. But it was something :) We met and it was great. Not perfect, but still so...
    seasalticecream seasalticecream 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    I've seen this on my deck many times...but for the first time I noticed something so sad about this... This is an angel we have had in the garden for some time and her wings broke...
    bribri590 bribri590 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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