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Illness Short Stories

Here are the top Illness short stories, fanfiction, poetry, and posts on Commaful, including topics like "mentalhealth", "mental health", and more.
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sad girl aesthetic
in Commaful Star
2 years ago
457
2
51
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

old me
in Commaful Star
2 years ago
302
1
34
A haiku about long days stuck at home, thank you! <3

Cancer Killed My Hope
sstar2000 Gifted Writer
2 years ago
244
0
37
A story based on truth. A story of suffering. And one absolutely filled to the brim with crying.

โ„ญ๐”ฏ๐”ฌ๐”ฆ๐”ฐ๐”ฐ๐”ž๐”ซ๐”ฑ ๐”ก๐”ข ๐”๏ฟฝ...
carillon_twins Commaful Star
a year ago
222
0
23
โ„ญ๐”ฏ๐”ข๐”ฐ๐” ๐”ข๐”ซ๐”ฑ ๐”๐”ฌ๐”ฌ๐”ซ// Virelai nouveau written in alexandrins. ๐Ž๐ฎ๐ซ ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ซ๐ฒ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ @๐ฐ๐ซ๐ข๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ๐๐ฑ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฒ โ€™๐ฌ ๐ฌ๐ž๐œ๐จ๐ง๐ ๐ซ๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž โ€˜๐‚๐จ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐š๐Ÿ๐ฎ๐ฅโ€™๐ฌ ๐†๐จ๐ญ ๐“๐š๐ฅ๐ž๐ง๐ญโ€™...

The Island of Broken Toys
in Commaful Star
3 years ago
207
2
20
#9 in my Phobia Series. A poem inspired by a book and about 'metathesiophobia'. Thank you for reading. <3

Put Me Back Together
hymn Gold Comma
2 years ago
198
2
20
For poetrybattles round 4. The POV of Susannah from the movie "Brain On Fire". Based off a true story

Symptoms
elleseng Commaful Star
2 years ago
190
0
3
It started with a cough.

the auld vet
cardenio Power Reader
2 years ago
160
1
11
A tale about an auld veteran struggling to come to terms with his participation in war, questioning its very purpose.

1000 Times
emmy_nem Commaful Star
2 years ago
130
0
6
a poem of sporadic thoughts.

Misery
stupiderthanyou Frequent Reader
2 years ago
125
0
20
About my experience (today) with HPD and basically the 13 years before that.

The Black Butterfly
dawnvalley Gifted Writer
4 years ago
114
0
10
A regretful poem, written by a dying patient who didn't take enough care for his health.

You broke me
workofgod_xx
a year ago
102
0
4
Something for someone

Our window
artizi Gifted Writer
3 years ago
100
0
5
I still roam these streets. but I can't find you in our old home. There is no one behind the window any longer.

We Are Strong
mipoet Commaful Star
2 years ago
99
0
6
We are not weak, us who are mentally ill, though some think so.

A bed with wheels
emilys
4 years ago
101
0
6
Helplessness

๐…๐ข๐ง๐๐ข๐ง๐  ๐€ ๐•๐จ๐ข๐œ...
melodywrld Commabassador
a year ago
89
0
3
<3 (this is probably the longest poem I've ever written:79 pages btw) when I was at the age of 7 to 11 I had an eating disorder which affected my life badly

The Poison In My Veins
in Commaful Star
4 years ago
89
2
18
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. )

Terrified
amoran Bronze Comma
4 years ago
87
1
3
Song/poem I wrote in middle school

The Scars that Stay
thislittlelight Gifted Writer
2 years ago
112
1
4

Who am I, who are you
72gjb Gifted Writer
2 years ago
86
0
7
multiple personality disorder Next poem planned for Monday

sad girl aesthetic
in Commaful Star
2 years ago
457
2
51
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

old me
in Commaful Star
2 years ago
302
1
34
A haiku about long days stuck at home, thank you! <3

Cancer Killed My Hope
sstar2000 Gifted Writer
2 years ago
244
0
37
A story based on truth. A story of suffering. And one absolutely filled to the brim with crying.

โ„ญ๐”ฏ๐”ฌ๐”ฆ๐”ฐ๐”ฐ๐”ž๐”ซ๐”ฑ ๐”ก๐”ข ๐”๏ฟฝ...
carillon_twins Commaful Star
a year ago
222
0
23
โ„ญ๐”ฏ๐”ข๐”ฐ๐” ๐”ข๐”ซ๐”ฑ ๐”๐”ฌ๐”ฌ๐”ซ// Virelai nouveau written in alexandrins. ๐Ž๐ฎ๐ซ ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ซ๐ฒ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ @๐ฐ๐ซ๐ข๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ๐๐ฑ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฒ โ€™๐ฌ ๐ฌ๐ž๐œ๐จ๐ง๐ ๐ซ๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž โ€˜๐‚๐จ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐š๐Ÿ๐ฎ๐ฅโ€™๐ฌ ๐†๐จ๐ญ ๐“๐š๐ฅ๐ž๐ง๐ญโ€™...

The Island of Broken Toys
in Commaful Star
3 years ago
207
2
20
#9 in my Phobia Series. A poem inspired by a book and about 'metathesiophobia'. Thank you for reading. <3

Put Me Back Together
hymn Gold Comma
2 years ago
198
2
20
For poetrybattles round 4. The POV of Susannah from the movie "Brain On Fire". Based off a true story

Symptoms
elleseng Commaful Star
2 years ago
190
0
3
It started with a cough.

the auld vet
cardenio Power Reader
2 years ago
160
1
11
A tale about an auld veteran struggling to come to terms with his participation in war, questioning its very purpose.

1000 Times
emmy_nem Commaful Star
2 years ago
130
0
6
a poem of sporadic thoughts.

Misery
stupiderthanyou Frequent Reader
2 years ago
125
0
20
About my experience (today) with HPD and basically the 13 years before that.

The Black Butterfly
dawnvalley Gifted Writer
4 years ago
114
0
10
A regretful poem, written by a dying patient who didn't take enough care for his health.

You broke me
workofgod_xx
a year ago
102
0
4
Something for someone

Our window
artizi Gifted Writer
3 years ago
100
0
5
I still roam these streets. but I can't find you in our old home. There is no one behind the window any longer.

We Are Strong
mipoet Commaful Star
2 years ago
99
0
6
We are not weak, us who are mentally ill, though some think so.

A bed with wheels
emilys
4 years ago
101
0
6
Helplessness

๐…๐ข๐ง๐๐ข๐ง๐  ๐€ ๐•๐จ๐ข๐œ...
melodywrld Commabassador
a year ago
89
0
3
<3 (this is probably the longest poem I've ever written:79 pages btw) when I was at the age of 7 to 11 I had an eating disorder which affected my life badly

The Poison In My Veins
in Commaful Star
4 years ago
89
2
18
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. )

Terrified
amoran Bronze Comma
4 years ago
87
1
3
Song/poem I wrote in middle school

The Scars that Stay
thislittlelight Gifted Writer
2 years ago
112
1
4

Who am I, who are you
72gjb Gifted Writer
2 years ago
86
0
7
multiple personality disorder Next poem planned for Monday