Short Stories featuring Illness

Here are the top short stories, fanfiction, poetry, and posts about Illness on Commaful, including topics like "mentalhealth", "mental health", and more. Click here to sign up for more stories about Illness.

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sad girl aesthetic

16+ (bad language) and TW! A spoken word poem on mental health and depression, and about being a teenager nowadays. Thank you for reading! <3

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old me

A haiku about long days stuck at home, thank you! <3

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sstar2000
sstar2000 Gifted Writer BLACK LIVES MATTER ❤️

Cancer Killed My Hope

A story based on truth. A story of suffering. And one absolutely filled to the brim with crying.

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The Island of Broken Toys

#9 in my Phobia Series. A poem inspired by a book and about 'metathesiophobia'. Thank you for reading. <3

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hymn
hymn Commaful Star dusk words/dawn thoughts

Put Me Back Together

For poetrybattles round 4. The POV of Susannah from the movie "Brain On Fire". Based off a true story

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elleseng
elleseng Commaful Star Beautiful things don't ask for attention

Symptoms

It started with a cough.

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cardenio
cardenio Gifted Writer Calm the desperate scream in my heart!

the auld vet

A tale about an auld veteran struggling to come to terms with his participation in war, questioning its very purpose.

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lovely_1 Commaful Star Lmaoooo

1000 Times

a poem of sporadic thoughts.

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stupiderthanyou
stupiderthanyou Frequent Reader I'm tired and somewhat nice.

Misery

About my experience (today) with HPD and basically the 13 years before that.

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dawnvalley
dawnvalley Gifted Writer Amateur Storyteller

The Black Butterfly

A regretful poem, written by a dying patient who didn't take enough care for his health.

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artizi
artizi Gifted Writer Every story creates a brand new universe

Our window

I still roam these streets. but I can't find you in our old home. There is no one behind the window any longer.

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emilys
emilys Community member

A bed with wheels

Helplessness

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mipoet
mipoet Commaful Star Insomniac

We Are Strong

We are not weak, us who are mentally ill, though some think so.

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The Poison In My Veins

Hospital beds were not made to provide comfort, I first thought when I visited many months ago. (A short story on today's prompt: unbreakable and cancer patients. Again, another sad read. )

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amoran
amoran Bronze Comma Community member

Terrified

Song/poem I wrote in middle school

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thislittlelight
thislittlelight Gifted Writer even a tiny flame can defeat the dark

The Scars that Stay


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72gjb
72gjb Gifted Writer Find your Voice and share your writing

Who am I, who are you

multiple personality disorder Next poem planned for Monday

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parislouise
parislouise Gifted Writer love to write🕊 IG: @pariss.louise

Stricken.

emotions flowing, i’m feeling very down. #Mentalhealth

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parislouise
parislouise Gifted Writer love to write🕊 IG: @pariss.louise

drained.

Decay away...

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parislouise
parislouise Gifted Writer love to write🕊 IG: @pariss.louise

We walk in circles.

coldly we mourn...

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