Life Lesson Poems

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

Lesson Poetry 1-10 of 33

  • by Brooke Hoffer
  • Published: 11/17/2008
Regret

How do you go on knowing that you failed
and all your friends suddenly disappeared and bailed
Can you see the shame on everyone's face
and your parents look at you like your the biggest disgrace…

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I was asked to move after living 15 years in a house my mother owned. At first I was devastated …

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Teased At School Poem
What Makes You Better Than Me?

Who are you to think of me the way you do?
who gave you the right to rant about me?
Tell me who deemed you the man or the judge?
Why do you hold in so much jealousy?…

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I was touched. No, I was delighted. The poem hit home immediately. I was ridiculed as a child and …

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Poem About Letting Go Of The Past
  • by Donna
  • Published: 7/6/2011
Changing The Past

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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Walking in the past is a deadly game to play because it's like playing Russian roulette, you keep …

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Death Comes In The Form Of Love

A pretty girl meets a handsome man,
Once upon a Saturday night.
He takes her home and he kisses her,
And they make love with all their might.…

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This poem is great. I'm sorry for your loss HIV is one of the worst ways to die keep up the good …

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  • by Ruth Adams
  • Published: 2/15/2006
A Snowflake Falls



One night I saw a snowflake fall,
Past memories it did recall,
And as the snow fell to the ground, So quietly without a sound, I watched until a blanket made, To glistenin…

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  • by M. Jolynn Rawson-Hunt
  • Published: 2/15/2006
True Joy

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.…

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this poem touched me but not in the way most people would think. when they said "When speaking to …

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  • by Serbrina R. Walker
  • Published: 11/27/2007
My Gift To My Great Grandmother

We sometimes complain that times are rough.
Money is tight and the going is tough.
The problem of life seems to conspire
To shake you, break you, and drag you through mire…

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  • by Deb
  • Published: 5/7/2008
'hindsight'

I don't like guns but if I had one I would shoot hindsight.

It rears its ugly laughing head to make a mockery of you and the choices that you made.

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  • by Brenda
  • Published: 5/1/2008
Lessons

What are the lessons that we so deeply need to learn? Are they lessons of making things better and bright? Are they lessons of change making things right?

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Life itself is a lesson we either learn from or be sentenced to repeat the same experience in other …

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Disabled One

Chrissy grew up hard
she could not hear
uncertain and lonely
other kids would jeer.…

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This is a piece that ended happily thereafter for Chrissie & worse thereof for Robert-the truly …

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