Poems About Happiness

Published: February 3, 2020

Poems About Finding Happiness In Life

13 Poems About Finding Happiness In Life

We are all searching for happiness. We want to face each day with a smile and enjoy the time we have on this earth. But how do we find it? These poems highlight the search for happiness and share the secrets people have found to truly living a joyful life.

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  1. The Choice Is Mine

    Happiness Poem

    in Meaningful Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Life may not let me choose my lot,
    But whether I'd be happy or not...
    That is my choice.

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    I really loved this poem. It is simple but lovely, the sort of thing you could hand to anyone troubles with life. The choice is theirs to let things worry them and spoil their live or to get...

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  2. Everyone Is Searching

    • By Danielle L. Somack
    • Published: December 6, 2019
    Poem About Searching For Happiness

    in Meaningful Poems

    Everyone is searching
    for the missing piece in life.
    The key to unlock the door
    and steal back all lost time.

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  4. True Joy

    in Life Lesson Poems


    I'll be happy once I've done this certain thing.
    We all say this often not realizing what it brings.
    We look only to the future for our happiness.
    Letting life slip through our fingers in its fullness.

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    this poem touched me but not in the way most people would think.
    when they said "When speaking to a man on his dying bed,
    none of these answers are what he said."
    when I heard that it...

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  5. Inner Peace

    • By Joshua Fraser
    • Published: August 11, 2018

    in Beauty of Nature Poems

    The wind whistles past my ears.
    Closing my eyes, I lose all my fears.
    The waves crash into the rocks.
    Out here there is no time on my clock.

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    Life is full of loud shouts of distractions and contradictions while the sound of focus is but a whisper. Nature, fortunately sings this silent tune of focus to ears that would seek her. The...

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  7. Care And Happiness

    Poem About A Friend's Support

    in Life Long Friend Poems

    You came as a ray of light,
    Made my life cheerful and bright,
    Showering your affection over me
    So that my face was full of glee.

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    I am a 6th grader, and I would like to share my story when I realized that till 5th grade my friends were all fake friends. When I came to 6th I was sure that I would not have any friends....

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  8. For Julie

    • By Patrick J Doogan
    • Published: March 9, 2019
    The Happiness A Special Friend Brings To Your Life

    in Special Friend Poems

    Many things can make me happy, many things can make me smile,
    many things can make life wonderful, make it all seem so worthwhile.
    But nothing makes me happier than the special friend I've found.
    Life couldn't feel more wonderful whenever you're around.

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  9. Dance

    Poem About Positive Attitude In Life

    in Inspirational Poems

    Open your heart to happiness,
    Let every pore absorb light.
    Swim in the joy of the here and now,
    And cast off the darkness of night.

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    This poem is truly beautiful. I was compelled to share it with my friends and family who in turn thanked me for sending it to them. I now have it printed and sitting on my desk so I may read...

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  10. Happiness

    • By Pamela J. Langdon
    • Published: April 18, 2019
    Spreading Happiness Acrostic Poem

    in Acrostic Poems

    H is for the Humor you spread with your verse.
    A for your Amusing tales, all so diverse.
    P is for Pleasure; you always delight.
    P for your Passion to make the day bright.

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    I love doing what I want like playing football. I learned that happiness is the best treatment for our lives and to cooperate with others and have sympathy. Thank you.

  11. Success Does Not Possess

    Poem About Success

    in Meaningful Poems

    Success is not engraved
    on the pieces of paper
    that control our very lives.

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    Well I met the author of this poem in 4th grade, and she's one of the most remarkable people I have ever known or ever hope to know.

  12. Joys Of Life

    • By Tammy R. Eledge
    • Published: February 2006
    Joy And Happiness Of A Child Poem

    in Children Poems


    If there ever was a joy in life, that would be children.

    They bring such happiness and joy.

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