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

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  • 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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  • Rating 4.41
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This poem touched me because not all people have family or is having a rough time with family but family is forever and family always comes first. This poem has really touched me and even...

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Live Life Like It Is My Very Last
  • By Amy D. Liskey
  • Published: February 2006
For Alexis From Your Mama

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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  • Rating 4.36
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I like the style and yes I was moved because every moment is such a gift and assumptions that more will come is such a huge mistake.

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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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  • Rating 4.33
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I was touched. No, I was delighted. The poem hit home immediately. I was ridiculed as a child and it made me believe what others said. But over those harsh years, I have learned that life is...

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Poem About Letting Go Of The Past
  • By Donna
  • Published: July 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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  • Rating 4.33
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Really like it, my only sister is going to marry but I couldn't stand this relation. She was the only friend I had, spend all the time together, but now she finds a person, doesn't spend time...

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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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  • Rating 4.28
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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 Brooke Hoffer
  • Published: November 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 but as time went on and we found a fixer upper I began to enjoy the idea of not being under my...

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Listen To Your Child's Stories

First day Lily arrived late from school
Mom thought she was playing the fool
Angrily, what happened asked she
Lily replied "A monster detained me"...

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I live in Louisiana, about 7 years ago I had new neighbors move next door to me, not knowing the Mother of two girls one 4,the other 12 years old had married a child molester, in which she...

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  • By M. Jolynn Rawson-Hunt
  • Published: February 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.
Letting life slip through our fingers in its fullness....

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  • Votes 268
  • Rating 4.27
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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 Greed And Money
Greed

When we were born with no possession,
the love received was our concession,
no worries, no fears, no troubles, no fuss.
In mother's arms we put our trust....

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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 disabled. I love the Disabled One, it really shows that after rain comes shine to those who...

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