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Poems on Life

Poems on Life

In some sense, it could be argued a category about Life is a vague, nebulous cop-out. Any poem ever penned by Man or Woman would surely gain ready admittance here. All poems, almost by definition, are about Life.

But don't, for a moment, think that makes this category any less important. On the contrary, if the poems and topics you are about to explore are about Life, then they are also about you.

No one person can ever experience all that life has to offer. It is only through sharing - experiences, feelings, insights - that we can hope to grow beyond our own meager lifetime. Are you ready to grow today?

Poems on Life (1-25)

  • by Michael Mack
    Sometimes humanity shines brightest under inhumane conditions, as this truly wonderful poem demonstrates.
  • by Ron Carnell
    Life is filled with choices, and where we call "home" is just one of them. One we must make anew each day of our lives.
  • by Michael G
    How does a one-time punker view life?
  • by Kit McCallum
    At times, we all search for meaning in our lives, often in vain. Perhaps the answer is not to find meaning, but to give it?
  • by Kit McCallum
    In times of desperation, sometimes what we seek cannot be easily found. Or can it?
  • by Star711
    The doctors have a name for it. But do they really understand? Do you?
  • by Kit McCallum
    From dreams to nightmares - this poem brings home the feelings when you get the phone call in the middle of the night.
  • by April Elizabeth
    Do fairies exist? Perhaps we need but look in a mirror to find one.
  • by Ellie LeJeune
    Life doesn't just exist. By definition, it lives. And that inevitably means growth.
  • by Brian Madden
    Misery is relentless until you seek to silence it by finding harmony within yourself and life.
  • by Sudhir Iyer
    Tomorrow is a mystery. But do we really know a great deal more about the past?
  • by Meredith Mcghin
    It's a Truth too oft' forgot. Your pain, no matter how real, is but a small drop in an ocean of misery.

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Poems on Life continued

  • by Skyfyre
    There are few ways to learn more about your own inner workings than to define yourself poetically.
  • by Elizabeth
    If Life is like a rose, then what about the thorns?
  • by Christopher
    Into every life a little rain must fall. How we deal with that rain is what determines our future.
  • by Jim Bouder
    Love is unconditional, as this beautiful and touching sonnet about overcoming the emotional difficulties present in raising an autistic child testifies.
  • by Tara Simms
    If opportunity knocks, will you answer?
  • by Melvin Lee
    Life is constant movement, often from one place to another. Doesn't that mean it's also constant leaving?
  • by WhtDove
    Within each of us, there is beauty. But only when we let it out.
  • by Sally
    This poem is about single parents who seem to find strength even when it seems impossible.
  • by Annastasia Aressia
    Life is a long series of discrete events, all leading to one all-important discovery.
  • by Laura Mason
    For a young woman growing up, a beloved tree can encompass all that Life has to offer.
  • by John LeClare
    Life has good and bad but in the end we determine our own course.
  • by Gail
    There is music in nature, Life, love, and all we do. And choices to be made.
  • by LesA47
    Losing a job can trigger a midlife crisis. And a midlife crisis can trigger a brand new way of looking at Life.
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