Life Lesson Poems

Poetry about Life Lessons

It has been said that life is the most patient teacher. You will be presented with the same experience over and over until you learn the best way to deal with the situation. This is not because life is cruel. Rather, it is because things have a way of coming back to haunt us when we don't deal with them. One form of intelligence is the ability to learn from mistakes. When you are presented with a painful experience, take the time to think about how you can avoid it in the future. This is an example of a lesson learned.

Learning Life Lessons Poems

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  • By Jenni-fiere M. Bivens
  • Published: February 2006
As Time Passes

As the seconds pass...
We look back...
Of what our lives have held...
As the minutes pass......

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Wow that was so deep how do you come up with this ? I'm really touched by this poem and I think is one off the best I read.

  • By Ruth Adams
  • Published: February 2006
A Snowflake Falls

One night I saw a snowflake fall,
Past memories it did recall,

And as the snow fell to the ground,...

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Great style, honest writing, I love it! This hit close to home for me and made me think... plus, my nickname's Snowflake, so.. LOL Thank you very much & please keep sharing your talent and...

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Poem With Words Of Advice
If You Must Go

Poetry Quote

If you must go, then go for a while
Remember that first step is a hard traveled mile.

To learn what lessons life has in store,

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  • By Sammy Kisinga Mwangangi
  • Published: March 2011
Stand Strong

When things seem difficult miserable
Life is turning away from you
Intimidated and worn out you remain
In darkness at a corner you examine...

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Poem About Letting Go Of The Past
Changing The Past

Poetry Quote

The past is the past for a reason
That is where it is supposed to stay
But some cannot let it go
In their heads it eats away...

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Hello,
This poem has made me feel a warmth in my heart. It has been a difficult year with all the uncertainties in the world, and uncertainties that I feel come to play in my own...

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Live Life Like It Is My Very Last
For Alexis From Your Mama

Poetry Quote

Sitting on the steps, looking across the lake,
Wondering why life, at times, can seem great.
But in that second, it took me to just think,
My life could change, faster than a blink.

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Live life its your last day reminds me of one of my favorite songs by Nickel back. This really tugs at my heart strings. I asked myself if this was my last day would I be satisfied with my...

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True Joy

Poetry Quote

I'll be happy once I've done this certain thing.
We all say this often not realizing what it brings.
We look only to the future for our happiness.
Letting life slip through our fingers in its fullness.

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this poem touched me but not in the way most people would think.
when they said "When speaking to a man on his dying bed,
none of these answers are what he said."
when...

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Poem About Being Misjudged by People
  • By Denise Marcia Whyte
  • Published: November 9, 2014
Take Time To Know Me

Take time to know me and you will see
That I am nothing like what you have heard spoken of me
Give me a chance and I will prove to you
That although I am not perfect, I have a heart that is pure and true

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Poem About Forgiving Yourself
Truth

There comes a time in all our lives
when truth will set us free,
so live each day as though you know
your last it may well be.

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I just love this poem it is so true and yes it has touched me!

Be Proud Of Who You Are

I come with no wrapping or pretty pink bows.
I am who I am from my head to my toes.
I tend to get loud when speaking my mind.
Even a little crazy some of the time. ...

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My best friend has left to go to prison for five years. Not a day that goes by that I don't think about her and as every day that passes I miss her more and more. I often find myself wanting...

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