Meaningful Poems

Meaningful Poems

Meaning of Life Poems

It is the thesis of the great psychoanalyst Victor 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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  • by Dawn Jensen
  • Published: 2/15/2006
Poem With Advice To Live By, Remember

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

I have been through so much,
It is amazing I made it through.
The …

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As I was reading this poem I realized that it exactly matches my present situation, each and every line in the poem seemed to be taken from my life!! interestingly I smiled at this poem at the end …

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  • by Lisa Willhite
  • Published: 8/24/2008
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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Advice Poem, 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 …

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This poem connects with me so much! I always feel that when I do something for the people I love, all I want in return is something better for them. When I fall in the future, I hope someone will be …

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  • by Anonymous
  • Published: 1/1/2009
Snow Globe Sea

Sailing on a plastic boat
in a snow globe sea
Look out into reality
Oh what there might be
Pass the glass and plastic,
Hang a left on happiness.
Turn onto misery lane,
Pass the …

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Celebrity

Vibrant lights
Roused clamor
Flickers of light
Extreme glamour.

Papers after paper
Tired, sore arms
Just keep on smiling
Continue to charm.

Bags under eyes
Another …

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I think this poem is fantastic because it really changes my perspective on the world around us. I highly recommend it.

  • by Tiffany Franklin
  • Published: 2/28/2008
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
hidden in the questions
which we can not find
the answers are all …

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I am a Freshmen at the Fruita 8/9. I am writing a Rhetorical Analysis Essay on this poem. This has a lot of emotion. This poem really caught my eye and I like it A LOT ! Great job Tiffany.

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Foreseeable Truth

I live in most, if not all, children.
Many teenagers neglect me, and usually all adults lose sight of me!
I'm constantly overshadowed by greed, and hatred.
The media waste no time to …

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  • by Alan Steinle
  • Published: 4/6/2011
Heaven and Hell, Other People

Hell is other people.
-Jean-Paul Sartre

Hell is other people who
No matter what you do
Always find something to judge
They drag you through the sludge
And see through your thin …

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  • by Siobhan Bligh
  • Published: 4/12/2009
Drop The Mirror


A silhouette upon the moonlight night
Spawned internally by her mind
A glance in a mirror, a shock of fright
Thoughts she daren't leave behind
Beside herself with grief and …

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