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Poem Subcategory Votes Rating
The Little White Hearse By Ella Wheeler Wilcox Famous Death Poems17 4.76
Still I Rise By Maya Angelou Famous Inspirational Poems143 4.51
'Twas the Night Before Christmas By Clement Clarke Moore Famous Holiday Poems100 4.39
Richard Cory By Edwin Arlington Robinson Famous Sad Poems51 4.37
How Do I Love Thee? By Elizabeth Barrett Browning Famous Love Poems144 4.35
Annabel Lee By Edgar Allan Poe Famous Sad Love Poems87 4.34
Music By Bessie Rayner Parkes Famous Life Poems62 4.16
A Boy Named Sue By Shel Silverstein Famous Funny Poems294 4.07
The Arrow and the Song By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Famous Friendship Poems320 4.06
The Tyger By William Blake Famous Children Poems158 4.03
Mother To Son By Langston Hughes Famous Family Poems56 4
God the Artist By Angela Morgan Famous Nature Poems185 3.95
Invictus By William Ernest Henley Famous Inspirational Poems60 4.45
Do Not Stand By My Grave And Weep Famous Death Poems100 4.41
Love's Language By Ella Wheeler Wilcox Famous Love Poems112 4.34
The Raven By Edgar Allan Poe Famous Sad Love Poems78 4.33
Alone By Edgar Allan Poe Famous Sad Poems189 4.28
Song About Old Troll - Lord of The Rings By J. R. R. Tolkien Famous Life Poems45 4.13
Christmas Bells By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Famous Holiday Poems21 4.1
A Word To Husbands By Ogden Nash Famous Funny Poems32 4.03
A Father To His Son By Carl Sandburg Famous Family Poems25 4
Teddy Bear By A.A. Milne Famous Children Poems106 3.96
There Is Another Sky By Emily Dickinson Famous Nature Poems60 3.92
A Time to Talk By Robert Frost Famous Friendship Poems126 3.71
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To be part of a family is to be in a relationship. There is an opportunity for a closeness and trust that cannot occur outside family. With this possibility for closeness is the possibility of hatred and estrangement. It is not easy to maintain positive relationships with those that we are naturally closest to. There are tensions that exist between family members that are not present in other relationships. Being in close proximity means that you know a persons great attributes as well as their faults. Maintaining family relationships are a tremendous challenge.
Most friendships only last for a particular phase of our lives. When that developmental period is over, the friendship may dissolve. For a friendship to last a lifetime there must be something really special between you. There must be a connection that transcends time and space. This kind of a friendship also takes a certain flexibility. People change throughout their lifetimes and they must continue to search for commonalities between the themselves if they expect their friendship to endure.
Holidays are many things to many people. For some, the primary function of a holiday is its religious significance. It is a time when specific spiritual opportunities are available to experience. For others holidays are primarily about family getting together. Most people do not work and so there is an opportunity to renew family bonds. Relatives that you haven't seen in a while join together with you to celebrate the family that you belong too. People that do not have large families or may not want to join together with them may celebrate with friends.
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