I Write Sad Poetry

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    Would you care if we quite talking Would you

    care if I went walking I need to know you feel So I know now to deal I like it when your by my side I hate it when you try to hide All the cheating and the lies Brings me one step closer by saying goodbye I know the cheating is a fact Because I've caught you in the act I...
    sayedhadhood sayedhadhood
    56-60, M
    1 Response Mar 31

    -- yes, you cover try to hide scars you

    carry damage inside they do not know they can not see how it feels how it must be You of sorrow made of pain You of lonely alone once again You of tears in sky of rain You of nothing no, nothing remains You of silence no one will hear You of broken too broken to care You of...
    BlackCatBoy BlackCatBoy
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Oct 20, 2015

    ‘Regret’

    The cars they howl and the trucks they whistle As they pass my window That is half open I can’t see outside but I know what’s there The cool frosting air It reflects an image to my mind Of the stars way up high The bank of the motorway is lined with litter Blown about by...
    Elses Elses
    36-40, M
    Jun 25, 2013

    softly i mourn discarded dreams as each

    becomes a falling leaf with heart of wither in season of loss an ocean of tears i'm soon to cross- the willow that weeps now weeps for me as do all souls forgotten at sea for i am a ship made of dust with heart of rot and soul of rust as empty are arms that do not hold full is...
    BlackCatBoy BlackCatBoy
    46-50, M
    1 Response Oct 2, 2015

    I am not whom I seam to be I am not I,

    I am not me. I lie awake and do not sleep I am not I , unless I sleep. And if I cry myself to sleep, I wake next morn but did not sleep. The world moves by without me knowing. While deep inside my pain is growing. All hope is gone from my lost soul. That's who I am. That's...
    borred123 borred123
    46-50, F
    Feb 26

    Does love love meBright arcCrowningThe soulOf

    my wanderingsDoes love love meFrom sun raiseDressing the dayGloriouslyTo twinkle night draping heavenDoes love love meAs I watchIn happinessThem coupletsOblivious
    Elses Elses
    36-40, M
    Dec 25, 2013

    i, king of the broken lord of the lost the

    downturned trodden souls of mistrust on land now burned this kingdom in ruin the damage done with no undoing bleakness surrounds nothing's rebuilt our reason for caring long ago killed- this is the land of pain and grief a kingdom comprised of funeral wreaths and am but king...
    BlackCatBoy BlackCatBoy
    46-50, M
    Sep 28, 2015

    as today's promise is a future lie yesterday's

    kiss is tomorrow's goodbye- i touch of gone while it's still here it kisses soft of tomorrow's tears my body chalked i am the crime of a fleeting love that was not mine- there is beauty in all things doomed it hides in sight like a colorless bloom- embracing death before love's...
    BlackCatBoy BlackCatBoy
    46-50, M
    Sep 26, 2015

    Poem Title: the Smallest Key to the Darkest Cell

    A fear but a hope A want you can’t have When seeing is hurting And every stone blocks the road And you want to go home and just be alone You want to cry but you’re too strong So you drown it all and then burn it away And it comes back to get you...
    SummerWind18 SummerWind18
    26-30, F
    Aug 8, 2009

    They Turned Us Away

    Forgotten and left behind Miniscule and paid no mind A blurry note, set aside An extra filling for the gap A decoration no room to add Outside the circle she stands Looking from the outside in Her own the only arms to be embraced with As the circle, apart, is...
    SummerWind18 SummerWind18
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 18, 2010

    I Told You.

    On this cliff’s edge I stand to my pledge Here among the rocks and grass I await time to pass I told you I’d be here In our place with nothing to fear. I’ve stood here since you went away, I shouted after you that I’d stay. You said what we had was through And I said...
    Poet92 Poet92
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 8, 2012

    Death Of Her Love

    Your silence tells me all i need to hear. There's no chance, you'll ever want me near. Even tho i now face my worst fear, i refuse to shed a single tear. I know we were destined to be mates, but i also know its far too late. I destroyed the door and locked the gate, now eternal...
    Goyantalay Goyantalay
    31-35, M
    1 Response Aug 20, 2013

    Nothing From Nothing The Extended Version

    The mother and child go wandering fromwelfare office to drug dealerFrom nowhere to nowhereHe knows people spit at themHe doesn't care why.The child rests in an unfeathered bedPlaying video games while the motherEarns her money in the bedroom across the hallWhen she's high, she...
    holloway64 holloway64
    46-50, M
    Apr 15, 2013

    i am of glass crushed smashed broken i

    am splintered- i am of glass once sipped before the crack the chip set in- i am of glass outcast trashed a vessel tossed discarded away- i am of glass brittle of the past every crack a map without way back- i am of glass and i shatter like rain --
    BlackCatBoy BlackCatBoy
    46-50, M
    Sep 26, 2015

    A letter to myself. I hate you.

    I thought you were better. 3 years of lying. Saying life was better. All the while, In denial. Stopping medication. "Clarity." Moving across the country. "Solidarity." Losing jobs... Wrecking relationships. Burning bridges. No doctor visits. New relationship... New requirements...
    Conflictedchicklet Conflictedchicklet
    26-30, F
    Jan 21, 2014

    When I walk alone on streets of cobblestone.

    My mind begins to roam of all the days that's gone. The soldiers without headstones, have voices which do moan. And children who've not known a life to be full grown. The mighty winds have blown innocence from the home. While society sits on thrones morals have long since gone...
    borred123 borred123
    46-50, F
    Mar 15

    will u tell me what u think?

    Come back to me my mother, Or I will come join you. You left me way to soon here. I knew that's what you'd do. You told me I was silly, And you would stay alive. But much to soon you left me, And I was broke inside. Come back to me my sister, Or I will come join you. I can't...
    borred123 borred123
    46-50, F
    Jan 16

    The Cryer's Prayer

    Feel like crying. As if my tears and pity would be The closest intimate companion I’ve ever had. Travelling down my cheeks soaking my pillow Blowing my noise Mediating Praying Oh Father please Hear my cry Forgive my sins Provide comfort and healing Direction and blessings Amen
    zeeva70 zeeva70
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 11, 2013

    Let It Out!

    Since i don't really have anyone i cant freely open up to, i only write poetry when im sad/depressed. And it does help a lot. It's a good way to let all my emotions out. (:
    freshfrika freshfrika
    16-17, F
    5 Responses Jul 30, 2009

    down she came a remnant of fire cinders of

    gray from charred desire scorched the reason burned the care like funeral ash it filled the air down she came an ember storm until it rained her heart no more. --
    BlackCatBoy BlackCatBoy
    46-50, M
    Sep 25, 2015

    Nothing

    Nothing is important. Not your tears. Not your love. Nothing matters. Nothing at all. It dosent matter, if you are bleeding. Not even if you are deing. No one really cares. In a 100 years no one will remeber your name. Why even try? When you know that you are nothing. How can...
    Geinger Geinger
    16-17, F
    Nov 23, 2011

    Not Yet.

    Come on baby, give me one last dance tonight, I don’t want to meet the darkness behind the light. Not yet. Come on baby, close your eyes and say my name, I cant bear to meet you with this shame. Not yet. Come on baby, kiss me one last time, I can't confess to our crime...
    Poet92 Poet92
    22-25, M
    Mar 8, 2012

    Love Numbs All

    she was there, now she is gone the woman has ripped it, she tore out my soul i feel so low, i feel so down, i feel like i could drown in a puddle all the signs were there, that she wanted something good, i guess i was blinded by a curtain of good i dont know what to do, i dont...
    Tropskia Tropskia
    18-21
    Aug 21, 2012

    Love

    How quick is love To whom does love entrust Those in love must be responsible Love is precious Protect love Hold love in your arms Cup love in your hands Let love burn Keep love safe And love will keep safe those it blesses Love cries Weeping Love is God
    Elses Elses
    36-40, M
    Jun 25, 2013

    night surrounds i fall alone the sound of

    woe cuts the bone a bleeding upon the panes as from above i become rain i spill away drops of indigo down i fall on forlorn pillow i puddle in sleep for myself pray as from above i become rain my downpour soft in hold of dusk gentle i weep for all i've lost not of tempest i...
    BlackCatBoy BlackCatBoy
    46-50, M
    1 Response Oct 5, 2015

    Sort of Sad

    Roses are red - violets are blue and I feel sad because rhyming poetry is all that I can do. Cheers!  
    Nanoose Nanoose
    61-65, M
    May 6, 2008

    Can u see what I've not seen,

    Through eyes that have grown old? Can u feel what I've not felt, With hands so very cold? Can u know what I've not thought, To love to have to hold? And can u say what Ive not said, The words I've never told? Yes I can see what u can't see Through eyes of brown...
    borred123 borred123
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Dec 24, 2015

    ‘Loss’

    I don’t know who I am here I’m scared I don’t recognise people People and their ways are strangers Where am I? Who was I? Did anyone ever like or love me? Beyond this sorrow I have never conceived was possible I hold up my hands To the pointed gun And admit I am totally...
    Elses Elses
    36-40, M
    Jun 25, 2013

    Depression

    I watched it as it evolved Watching it advance brought me bliss no one could solve I grew accustomed to this enchanting sight This attachment was something I could not fight For this rose I would have gone through the hounds of hell Risk rotting inside a grounded shell For this...
    nadiajr67 nadiajr67
    26-30, F
    May 2, 2013

    This Is One Of Many I Have Written During My Dark Times

    I have been writing poetry for years and I am on many poetry sites.  Here's an example of one for you: More than the introspective reflection of the tear as perceived by another pair of eyes Beyond what can be extrinsically manifested into the dimensions of the...
    dotnetgeek2112 dotnetgeek2112
    36-40
    Aug 15, 2010

    A Lot Of It

    The abyss calls Seductively beckoning, To be satisfied, Fulfilled, I edge closer. The precipice Of Life and Death Either way I go, Or fall, I’m screwed In Life, pain Stabbing at my heart Ripping at my unsound mind Insanity Becomes reality In Death, release But potential...
    Veronica4 Veronica4
    18-21, F
    Oct 12, 2011
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