Stories tagged sad

The Tomb

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His spoken words had reavealed nothing, but the far-off look in his eyes had told me good-bye.

Freeing Annabel Lee

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It drifted into the sea, I say, when you ask me about home. You’ve only known me for a few moments, so you’re not sure how to gauge me. You laugh, and make an Annabel Lee reference. The English teach in me wants to hug you. The New Jersey in me wants


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But she knew what she would find. She knew it all the moment she felt the sticky fingerprints behind the slat of her old oak slay bed. The fingerprints that would only be left from a person grabbing it from behind their head. The fingerprints that she

The Yellow Butterfly

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Let whoever may read this know: I am an evil man, and I have done evil things.


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And part of us wants to cry at the stained undershirts your dad wears.

Seasonal Affective Disorder

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A man of action would take to his rake/ but Sloth would rather watch and wait/ for snow to erase each leaf on leaf.

A Little Piece of Humanity

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It wasn't meant to happen like this— the shutter, the feeling of breathlessness when he touched her shoulder, even after he had pointed out all of the things she had done incorrectly throughout the day. They had been married for five years in February, and as…

Kill it

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my dog had a tumor

We Are Bad Poets

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Fuck love :)

The most tender thing

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Somehow, I have your body, but you’ve gone missing.

Heroin and Hyperspace (two blastoffs)

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"Hello, ah-ah-ah, ma-ma-ma-ma, aaaayaya, this is awful, I am in space," Yesh said, seeing if she could hear or feel her voice, trying not to obsess over her eyes. Her voice felt small, but there was pressure on her ears that may have overpowered it, and t

Chlorine Dream

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death spoke in a swimming pool in late june:

We're Still Here

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the beeps, rhythmic, tell us that you're still with us