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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  • Rating: 4.28
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This poem is so true, it was hard for me growing up, I had to become an adult at the age of 6 …

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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: 4.27
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My dearest friend and their family misunderstood my one minute of conversation with my another …

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  • 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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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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Indecisive

A tag of war of rivals amid reciprocal sways
My head and heart on floating question stains
Innocent, naïve which might will I surrender to?
Whose aroma will my sense be persuaded to?…

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  • Rating: 4.25
Life

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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  • by Susmita Dutta
  • Published: 9/28/2014
What Is Life?

Life is a mansion
Which stands on the pillars of Hope.

Life is a span…

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  • 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: 4.2
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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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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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Life Poetry 1-10 of 33

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