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.
She never got the chance,
To forget where she came from.

She never got to kiss,
A man she …

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He never walked into the room to greet me with a kiss. Never ran down to the fishing pond or anything like this. Never borrowed his dad's car keys on a regular Saturday night. Never danced to rock …

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  • by Zeb Edington
  • Published: 10/17/2008
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
All you did was wear me out
Now I know what you're all about

You came …

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I am recovering heroin addict, because I was stupid and trusted someone who was meant to love me, sometimes I Wish he had of just handed me a loaded gun, instead of filling my vein's with the devils …

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  • by Laura Barnes
  • Published: 8/9/2013
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 …

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The past few months was nothing but frustrating. Snow and avalanches. Lava and volcanos. At the end of the process. I'm still getting older. Without a shoulder to cry on. Inside I was cold and …

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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,
in search of the …

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This poem was read at my mother's funeral in April a very close friend of mine sent it to her when she began losing her 3 year battle with cancer. She found great inspiration in it and so did her …

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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.
Everyone says life is easy
but truly living it is not.
times get hard, …

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Finding the courage to stand up to a person, a fatal disease, or just the world is a difficult if not scary thing. This poem gave me inner strength to face my problems or threats. It's words hold …

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  • by Janet Michael
  • Published: 2/15/2006
While You Weren't Here

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

While you weren't here
I did what I could
Hoping against hope
My decisions were …

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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 was …

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A Poem About Dreams

Why can't we sleep forever
And live inside our dreams
Sheltered from the heartbreak
That life can sometimes bring
You could live in a world
Bordered only by your mind
And never have …

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Chasms And Bridges

Whether dancing the circle
or sitting in the pews,
the world is full of wonder
and knee-jerk news.

For those full of spite
and woeful complaining,
the world is full of …

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Mother Of A Three Year Old Boy, My Carpe Diem!

Twenty-four hours on a clock's face,
From sun up past sun down -- a rapid race.

The day begins with tickling the sleepy head,
One show with pop-tarts and juice, "I want Red".
Dressing …

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This is beautiful. I do remember how hectic is was raising 3 children with a husband that traveled for business. Now I'm a Grandmother and I wish for those hectic days with little children, now I …

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Angel On Earth

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

Then one day God called her …

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