Meaningful Poems

Meaning of Life Poems

It is the thesis of the great psychoanalyst Viktor Frankl that man can endure any hardship as long as he can find meaning in the experience. Incidentally, as a survivor of Nazi Concentration Camps he was in a position to know. Thankfully, most of us are not tested in such extreme conditions. However, the principle is the same. Human beings cannot live without meaning. Depression is the natural outcome of living a life that is bereft of purpose.

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Poem About Finding Myself
  • By Natasha L. Bishop
  • Published: December 26, 2016
Who Am I?

Who am I, you ask?
I am a lion who comes off as a lamb.
I am an ocean with waves big enough to drown.
I am a roller coaster of emotions.

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This is so meaningful to me, so thank you for writing it.

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Poem Encouraging Others To Make The Most Of Each Day
Remember Me

If I were to leave this world today, I'd want to be remembered, it's true,
for going that extra mile just to show my love for you.
I'd want for you to be proud of me and know I always tried.
When you hurt, I did, too; your tears I also cried.

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Beautiful poem. Exactly what I would like to express to my family.

Poem About Striving For Perfection
  • By Matthew
  • Published: June 16, 2016
Perfection

Perfection was created
to make us feel imperfect,
but imperfect, of course,
is the perfect thing to be.

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Thanks for reading my poem. Glad to hear you enjoyed it and could relate to it easily. Your stone to diamond analogy is spot on!

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Reflective Poem About The Perception Of Time
  • By Anxhelo Llangozi
  • Published: October 10, 2016
A Poem About Time

Time is slow, time is fast.
It never stops, but it always lasts.
It's time for bed, it's time for school.
To waste your time is to be a fool.

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Sisters made a great impact on my life. In 1949, at age six, I was brought to St Clara's Orphanage because neighbors found me alone in an empty house. It just so happened that I was born with...

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Poem With Advice To Live By
Remember

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As I walk through life,
I look at all I have done.
I had wandered aimlessly,
And wondered what I have become.

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Sometimes in life we need words like this to carry us through to the next day: words of wisdom, courage, acceptance, and love. I am glad I read the poem; it just made my day.

  • By Lisa Willhite
  • Published: August 2008
The Mask

Existing in the realm, of its own true hell
the pacing of the parasite begins to swell
it suffers in silence yet demands to be heard
it will never survive without its bevy of words...

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This poem was amazing. May I PLEASE use some of it as song lyrics. I'll make sure it's known that you wrote it.

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Poem About Becoming Who You Want To Be
  • By Danika
  • Published: May 2015
The Cleansing

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I'm bound in a black dress
Laced with frill and feather
I walk through the ashen woods
Through the mud and dirty weather

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Poem On Heaven and Hell In Our Relationships
  • By Alan Steinle
  • Published: April 2011
Other People

Hell is other people.
-Jean-Paul Sartre

Hell is other people who

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Life And All Of Its Beauty
  • By Nicki F. Gunderson
  • Published: November 21, 2016
The Present

The future is too far away to dream of.
The past is too far behind to dwell on.
The world is too big to go unnoticed.
Nature is too beautiful to be passed by.

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  • By Tiffany Franklin
  • Published: February 2008
The Secrets We Hide

we struggle to have meaning
in this world which we all know
we try but yet we wonder
where we all should go...

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Poetry is life, it gives hope to the hopeless and stimulates courage.

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