Meaningful 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.

Meaning of Life Poems

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Poem On Advice To Live By, Remember
By Dawn Jensen
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 ..........
Votes: 333,  Rating: 4.36 , 1 Story
The Mask
By Lisa Willhite
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
..........
Votes: 77,  Rating: 4.35
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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 ..........
Votes: 110,  Rating: 4.3 , 1 Story
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 ..........
Votes: 41,  Rating: 4.29
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 ..........
Votes: 186,  Rating: 4.28
Snow Globe Sea
By Anonymous
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 ..........
Votes: 22,  Rating: 4.27
The Secrets We Hide
By Tiffany Franklin
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 ..........
Votes: 264,  Rating: 4.26 , 6 Stories
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Poem About The Routine of Life, Life Is But A Performance
By Kimonako
An actor up above on a stage,
Reciting lines from a script that he has memorized a 100 times over.
He goes along with the show,
Executing his parts perfectly,
Knowing just when to jump ..........
Votes: 24,  Rating: 4.25
Heaven and Hell, Other People
By Alan Steinle
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 ..........
Votes: 90,  Rating: 4.23
Drop The Mirror
By Siobhan Bligh

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 ..........
Votes: 37,  Rating: 4.22
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