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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Poem About Making The Most Of Our Time With Loved Ones
  • By Jennifer Fernandes
  • Published: April 9, 2015
Don't Wait Until I Am Gone

Treat me with love, dignity, respect and compassion now as I am healthy, vibrant and alive.
Don't wait to hear that I am sick and dying to love me the way I was meant to be loved.
Bring me flowers and candy on any day just because...
Don't wait for a holiday, love and cherish me every day.

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Very poignant poem about the fragility of life. The poem is also well written.

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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I am blown away, such poignancy and profound dignity. I was just commenting to my best friend about how we don't hear about any truly good poems any more as a direct result of the lack of...

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Mighty Oak

Poetry Quote

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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This poem really hit me. My grandfayther died a day before new year's eve, and I really didn't know how I would face the year ahead. The words on this poem describe him exactly as how I knew...

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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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Hello my name is Kenny. By reading his story it puts a fear in me knowing I'm heading down the wrong path. I've chosen a life I could never take back. I'm a true junkie. I feel worthless,...

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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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As I prepare to go to a Woman's shelter, today, I wanted something to encourage them and know they are loved. And this poem speaks what's in my heart. Thanks

  • By Laura Barnes
  • Published: August 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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You Will Never See Me Fall

Poetry Quote

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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When I was a child my mother didn't have a job or either bothered to get one. So my mom, my two younger brothers and I, went from one man's house to the next, every man my mom chose to live...

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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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Never Stop Being You

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Poetry Quote

Never stop caring about the little things in life.
Never stop dreaming, and don't give into strife.
Never stop wondering are we on our own.
Never stop thinking has your spirituality grown.

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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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I was abandoned by parents also when I was a child. They thought alcohol and drugs were more important than me. I was taken away from them and its how I felt when they abandoned me. I truly...

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