Inspirational Poems

Poems about Inspiration and Hope

Life is a lot of work. What is it that gives us the strength to continue when we are tired and burned out? Sometimes an inspirational idea can help us renew ourselves and be filled with strength to fulfill our life's purpose. Inspiration comes in many forms. However, the root of all inspiration is the idea that our lives are meaningful. Inspiration is knowing that what I do matters deeply to the universe. When you have the feeling that your actions are meaningful, you will become filled with strength and vigor to fulfill your life's purpose.

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The Strongest Girl I Ever Knew

In Loving Memory of Kelly Doe

She never got to dance,
Or go to her own Prom....

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There is a boy at my school named Sammy, he is in a motorized wheelchair. You would think that just because he is disabled he is not smart, that is not true at all he is in the gifted program...

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  • By Laura Barnes
  • Published: August 9, 2013
I Am Not A Victim Of Breast Cancer

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I am not a victim of breast cancer. I am experiencing breast cancer.
I am not dying. I am living.
I am not curing. I am healing and restoring.
I am not fearing. I am loving and trusting....

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I read this poem to the staff at a hospice where I work. It helped us to see our patients as living, breathing, alive, and hopeful, so we can encourage them to be all they can be for as long...

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  • By Zeb Edington
  • Published: October 2008
Dear Addiction

I'm writing this to you
Telling you we're through
I can't take you anymore
Don't know what I liked you for

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Skylar, I'm so very sorry about your uncle :(
This poem really touched my heart as I can totally relate to everything he was feeling...it's how many of us feel. It's interesting how...

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Mighty Oak

Stand tall oh mighty oak, for all the world to see,
your strength and undying beauty forever amazes me.
Though storm clouds hover above you,
your branches span the sky,

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My friend who was the village postman in Upton Snodsbury, Worcestershire, UK, recently passed away and I read your poem out at his memorial where the village planted an Oak tree in his...

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Poem About Living A Better Life
  • By Nicolette
  • Published: March 7, 2015
This Is A Daily Reminder

This is a daily reminder
To relax
To not get angry over small things
To stay calm

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You Will Never See Me Fall

You may see me struggle
but you won't see me fall.
Regardless if I'm weak or not
I'm going to stand tall.

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I am 43 years old with terminal cancer. This poem is so me! I will do it myself, I can get it myself, I can/ I will...MYSELF. no one has seen my pain or what I go through daily. I will only...

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My Special Friend

God blessed me one sunny day
He sent me an angel from so far away
To love and help me though all my woes
To guide and stand by me when I face my foes...

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I never thought that you will become the best in my life; you showed me that you care and when I needed you were always there to give what you can give. You never turned your back on me and I...

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  • By Janet Michael
  • Published: February 2006
While You Weren't Here

While you weren't here
I cried every night
A million tears fell
Still my heart wasn't right...

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Oh, what a heart touching story. I grew up with my grand mam starting from the 6 months of my born. I called her my mam not grand mam cause I lived with ma mam for un memorized 6 months. She...

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  • By Livelovelaugh
  • Published: October 2008
Live Life

Life is crazy,
and totally unpredictable...
It's going to push you over,
kick you while you're down...

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This totally explains my life and how I want to live it. I feel that is how everyone should live life. Very great poem!

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