The most creative responses to #4WordSadStory

August 17, 2015

Writing a story is easy. Anyone can do it.

But what if you had to limit your story to just four words—and to top it off, make it a sad story. It takes a dash of experience, hours of reading, and a bucketload of creativity to whip up a sad story with just four words.

I decided to issue this challenge on my social media profiles, and I’ve pulled out some of the best responses. Some sad, some strange, some that got too real, but all of them creatively sautéed.

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“Lonely man growing older.” – @crazygrape


“You left my life.” – @youngboy4


“She didn’t love me.” – @blackmetal


“You left me breathless.” – @miucia

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“I am all alone.” – @sandyworld25


“I lost my shadow.” – @cempluk_liz


“He crushed my heart.” – @Mhznmaizu



“Lost my best friend.” – @domo3alwrrd


“She had no home.” – @fml


“Buried my baby today.” – @uendi99


“No more toilet paper.” – @ggkarbani

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“We’re out of Nutella.” – @amicat


“Who ate my pizza?” – @derekcai


“The Internet is down.” – @alisonp



“Luke, I’m your father.” – @hahabye


“I read this post.” – @nakkaley


- by @derekcai