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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.

Life Poetry 1-10 of 32

Changing Life
Complication!!

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

I feel I'm being judged…

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  • Rating: 4.3
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I'm a mother of two children that were in Foster care for 6 years and now my daughter has forgiven …

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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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  • Stories 4
  • Emailed 54
  • Votes 177
  • Rating: 4.29
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My dearest friend and their family misunderstood my one minute of conversation with my another …

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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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  • Emailed 54
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  • Rating: 4.22
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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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  • Votes 94
  • Rating: 4.22
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: 4.17
  • 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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  • Votes 75
  • Rating: 4.17

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  • by Anyah
  • Published: Aug 2011
P.S. I Love You

You say I love you right before you leave
You act so kind then leave me to grieve
You let me stand there in disbelief
Thinking that it will give me some kind of relief …

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  • Votes 68
  • Rating: 4.16
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: 4.15
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: 4.13

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