Short love stories have always been considered as celebrated pieces of art. Many great authors and writers have been able to capture the mesmerizing short tales on love in words and have presented short stories which are not only heart touching but memorable too.
It is quite hard to hold our hearts from drifting away in the mesmerizing aura of short love stories. We may have heard hundreds of love stories with some good and some bad endings. Some of the most recognized and memorable love stories have tragic endings, but that can also be reason why they become so memorable in our hearts. Though the heart-breaking pain of not being able to unite with your loved ones and lead a happy life cannot be depicted through words, short stories do convey a message about love and everything which surrounds love.
Short stories about love hold a compelling and creative ability to mould the interest of the readers into something which can be easily identifiable with the characters in the story. Many great authors like William Shakespeare and Oliver Wilde have been able to surpass their creativity through their masterpieces. Just with the help of a few pages, they have been able to drive the minds of the readers into the story to such an extent that they consider the short stories as memorable art pieces.
Some of the Popular Short Love stories with Tragic Endings:
Thisbe and Pyramus: This is one of the most memorable and touching tragic love stories in history. A beautiful young girl and a handsome boy were in love and decided to run away due to their parent’s disapproval. However, to their bad luck, they died a tragic death due to misunderstanding.
Salim and Anarkali: The story of Salim, a Mughal prince and Anarkali, a courtesan became one of the legendary love stories with tragic ending as the unfortunate love between the prince and the courtesan had to face the wrath of the outraged Mughal Emperor.
Abelard and Heloise: They were among the most popular and celebrated couples who got separated due to a tragedy. This short story revolves around the intimate love affair of the couple, their love life and their tragic ending due to the vengeance of Heloise’s uncle. In one of the instances depicted in the story in the form of a letter, the author is able to showcase the sorrow and misery felt by Heloise upon losing Abelard.
There are many short love stories like Pocahontas and John Smith or Laila and Majnu, which have been able to conquer the hearts of their readers through their enchanting stories and most of all, their tragic ending.