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amal
I think this poem is the best expression of hard times that everyone goes through but has no explanation to, times that the poet gracefully described in feelings and emotions. I was feeling bad today and the poem spoke to me. Thanks.
Sloane
Your poem was so touching. I think a lot of people will like it. It's beautiful.
Sara
This is exactly how I am feeling right now. Your words moved me.
Robert
I thought that poem was very Good, Life is difficult some times and I felt that it relates to me, so Good Job
Darlene
This is a very good poem, it says alot. My daughter is going through a very trying time right now and I am going to make a hard copy and send it to her. She has had nothing but hard times in her life. Hopefully this will sooth her and let her know that I will always be there for her!
Deb
This poem is amazing. I have been in that situation, that that is exactly how I felt. You did an amazing job of expressing those thoughts that run thru your head when something like that happens.
rinchen
Reading this poem reminded me of me, the me that I thought was lost. But now I know that this heart still beats, with memories that I cherish the most.

Poems on Life (251-292)

  • by Philip Zemler
    This poem is an attempt to recapture a vision too often lost -- when we become "adults."
  • by Philip Zemler
    This poem proves that well-word metaphors, when used with originality, can still delight us with their Truths.
  • by Sunshine
    Dreams. Hopes. Ambitions. Call them what you will, they are perhaps our only real reason for existence.
  • by Evalyn Rose
    Some philosophies believe that everything in the Universe is connected. If so, isn't that even more true of people?
  • by BSC
    The distant past is a wonderful place to visit. Memories can be wonderful friends, and the best part is, we can make new ones every day.
  • by Wendy LaTulippe
    When you find yourself taking your own existence too seriously, this poem can lend a new perspective on your place in the Universe.
  • by Misty Mischelle Snyder
    It's always important to say Thank You. And it's nice when you can say it this beautifully.
  • by Wolfgang
    Listen in, if you will, on a private conversation between a small, vulnerable child and a very wise poet. You just might learn something important.
  • by Angell
    Dreams don't always come true, Life isn't always easy, and we all have days when it seems like everyone is against us.
  • by Terri
    This poem represents an unusual look at a very common ailment.
  • by Malcom Shartan
    Shyness is such an endearing quality. Unless you happen to be its victiim…
  • by Ron Carnell
    Winter has long served as an apt metaphor for aging, but in the end, both will pass.

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Poems on Life continued

  • by Nancy Ness
    Psychologists call it the Empty Nest syndrome, but they never spoke to us with such wit and charm.
  • by Nancy Ness
    Doing for others is a virtue. Doing for yourself, however, is a dire necessity!
  • by Red Letter
    We all want to be "Known" by others, to be appreciated for who we are inside. But only a talented poet like this could say it so beautifully.
  • by Michael Anderson
    Each of us is unique. Different. But that doesn't mean there can't still be understanding.
  • by Angell
    We all have personas, faces we show to different people at different times. This young poet quietly wonders if any are real.
  • by Nancy Ness
    Everyone, from time to time, needs a little encouragement to get through the day…
  • by Jamie Vickers
    A positive outlook is always good. But, sometimes, it's an absolute necessity.
  • by Jamie Vickers
    How do we get through life? Maybe the same way we would cross a turbulent ocean - with a lot of help along the way.
  • by Nancy Ness
    Ever met someone you thought was just plain lucky? Maybe that person simply recognized the value of Serendipity…
  • by Edward Racey
    Generally, we learn about life by living life. But there are other ways…
  • by Phoebe Moon
    Does life exist in cycles? And if so, how does that effect our relationships?
  • by LaTiefa Alston
    Tack this poem on your refrigerator, or frame it over the mantle. And when your heart needs an uplift, read it again…
  • by Tiziano Thomas Dossena
    If you've ever spent a long night tossing and turning, you're going to love this poem.
  • by Poet deVine
    A poem about football, that has nothing to do with football, and a whole lot to do with respect. And with Life.
  • by Michael Anderson
    Winning a war, especially one with yourself, can be a monumental, never-ending task. Winning a single battle in that war, however, is something all can hope to attain. And perhaps, in the end, it's all that any can hope to attain.
  • by Rosemary J. Gwaltney
    With sharp, clear memory, complete with hair-raising sound, I recall the eerie and haunting moaning of the wind in the blizzards of my prairie childhood.
  • by Lloyd Klumpp
    If time indeed flows like a river, there are some interesting observations we can make about it. And, perhaps, some Truths we can learn.
  • by Michael Anderson
    The innocence of childhood can't last forever. And what is to take it's place? Ah, therein lies a tale…
  • by Jeremy Redinger
    This poem about a new-born child is the result of a Special Request made by a visitor.
  • by Jennifer Wooters
    There are those days when even the perfect people feel invisible.
  • by Rosemary J. Gwaltney
    I believe this poem speaks for itself - a silent cry in the wilderness.
  • by Lisa Teller
    This poem is in answer to a special request from one of our visitors. Cheryl's newborn daughter now has a poem of her very own…
  • by Ashley Ronnenberg
    What if Cinderalla lived today? Fairy godmothers seem to be far and few between…
  • by Jeremy Redinger
    Decisions are a part of life. Some are easy, some are hard, too many are left to default. But all have repercussions.
  • by Jennifer Johnson
    When it feels as if the burdens of life have become too great to bear, maybe it's time to take a look at the larger picture.
  • by xan
    Life is a constant pursuit of goals and dreams, but some people take that pursuit a bit too seriously.
  • by Ron Carnell
    Perhaps this poem should be in the Love section, but it's more about love in general than about A Love in specific. And Life, after all, is very much about Love, too.
  • by Michael Anderson
    Two poets, one famous and the other perhaps of equal talent though certainly of less reknown, take a hard look at a not uncommon human condition.
  • by Ron Carnell
    I always intended to set this poem to music, but never did. It speaks of a very optimistic time of my life, when I saw things much more simply. I sometimes think I like the "me" of then better.
  • by Ron Carnell
    This is an extremely short poem that reveals the lie inherent in a common truth.
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