Poems about Life Struggles

Poems about Life Struggles

Life is full of challenges. Economic difficulties, serious illnesses, family problems, and political unrest plague people on a daily basis. How a person faces each challenge that comes their way however, says much about their character, who they are on the inside. Some people draw strength and inspiration from the experiences of others. Many famous poets from both the past and present have helped and inspired people to face and overcome life's many challenges through the words of their poems. Such poems help people to see they are not alone in their struggles and that it is possible to overcome their problems.

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Life Poetry 1-10 of 33

Changing Life
Complication!!

In a world filled with changes
each and every day..

I feel I'm being judged…

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I wish I was a kid again. Things changed for me sooo fast. I went through so much when I was 16, …

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  • by Miroz
  • Published: Feb 2009
C'est La Vie

If only I knew how's it going to be
If only when I try to fix things, they became better
If only I was certain of how others feel
And if only people believed what I say...…

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  • Rating: 4.28
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My dearest friend and their family misunderstood my one minute of conversation with my another …

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To Live and To Love

We were put on this planet
To live and to love.
To cherish the ones in our lives.
And never let them get hurt.......…

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  • Rating: 4.24
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Love this poem, my life has not been normal since the age of 4. It really touched my heart & put a …

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  • by Nordica D Lindgren
  • Published: Oct 2009
Carefree

Young, carefree, innocent
You sing, laugh and dance
Taking in all Gods' glory
At every single chance.…

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People Don't Understand Me
Tell Me

Why do things always happen this way
why does my heart choose to stay closed
why can't you hear my pain
this is all I ask…

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  • Rating: 4.23
  • by Victoria
  • Published: Feb 2011
Concealment

So much anger is wrapped around my heart,
Compressing my blood to stop it from flowing delicately,
Tears drizzle down my bone cheeks as I bite my soft lips to avoid screaming.…

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  • Rating: 4.19
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I have stage 4 cancer of my kidney, major operation. My daughter was to come and care for me for a …

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  • by V.sowmya
  • Published: Jul 2008
Life

Sometimes the days goes by
And turns into years
But the mind ponders backwards
Trying to search, find and analyze…

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  • Rating: 4.17
  • by Destinee Snuffer
  • Published: Jan 2011
Through It All

Friends come and go
Life flies by right before your eyes.
You loose ones you love
Yet through it all you still love your life.…

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  • Rating: 4.16
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Today, I tell you the horrific events of my life. I am a young adult, only 18, yet I have still …

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Choices

I see people laughing and joking all around,
but on my face there is no smile instead there is a frown.

I never laugh anymore instead I cry,…

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  • Rating: 4.15

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