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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Poetry about Life Struggles 1 - 10 of 34

Poem About How Time Flies
  • By Joe Massocco
  • Published: February 24, 2015
Time

Tick tock...tick tock...
life is counting down on your internal clock.

Memories which were as if they occurred yesterday,

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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, depression hit me hard, suicide ran through my mind, trying to find myself in this big world...

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  • By Nordica D Lindgren
  • Published: October 2009
Carefree

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

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C'Est La Vie
  • By Miroz
  • Published: February 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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My dearest friend and their family misunderstood my one minute of conversation with my another friend. My twenty years of loveliest relationship with the family were broken. Tried my levels...

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  • By Destinee Snuffer
  • Published: January 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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Today, I tell you the horrific events of my life. I am a young adult, only 18, yet I have still been through so much it feels like I've been alive for more than my time here. I was abused as...

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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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Love this poem, my life has not been normal since the age of 4. It really touched my heart & put a smile on my face.
Thank you.

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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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  • By Victoria
  • Published: February 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.
My heart is pierce, sharp hater and jealousy, ...

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Sometimes people just aren't able to see the bigger picture. When the people we love so much don't seem to care about us as much as we care about them it hurts more than they know. I...

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Trying To Move On
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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I am in a very bad situation with my mom where we constantly argue. After the arguments she usually asks if I'm upset but when I say yes her response is that she doesn't care about my...

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