Poems & Quotes About Overcoming Hardships

Best Poems & Quotes About Overcoming Challenges

21 Best Poems & Quotes About Overcoming Challenges

Collection of poems and poetry quotes about persevering through difficulties.
Poetry about going through hard times, overcoming challenges and staying strong.

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  1. Destined To Fly

    Poem About Overcoming Addiction

    in Change Poems


    I remember the day we met.
    Too young to see the danger.
    I didn't know the devil you were,
    That you'd fill me with so much anger.

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    This is a poem full of honesty, sincerity, compassion and determination. This poem brings hope to many victims of drug addiction. Very convincingly written, the poem gives a strong message:...

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  3. See It Through

    in Famous Life Poems

    When you’re up against a trouble,
    Meet it squarely, face to face;
    Lift your chin and set your shoulders,
    Plant your feet and take a brace.

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    Edgar Guest's poem caused me to reflect back to a situation where this poem would be best suited. In 2015, one of my daughter's best friend, a truly lovely girl, committed suicide at the age...

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  4. You Will Never See Me Fall

    Poem About Never Giving Up

    in Inspirational Poems


    You may see me struggle,
    but you won't see me fall.
    Regardless if I'm weak or not,
    I'm going to stand tall.

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    This is the best poem that I have ever read in my entire life. I grew up in a family where I had to see my mother being abused by my dad several times since I was five years old. I am 15...

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  6. Mighty Oak

    Strong And Inspiring Like A Mighty Tree

    in Inspirational Poems


    Stand tall, oh mighty oak, for all the world to see.
    Your strength and undying beauty forever amazes me.
    Though storm clouds hover above you,
    Your branches span the sky

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    This poem has greatly touched me. The poet has a firm faith in his father, which every son ought to have. A father is the center point for a son's life. To have faith in him and live the life...

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  7. It Couldn't Be Done

    in Famous Inspirational Poems

    Somebody said that it couldn’t be done
    But he with a chuckle replied
    That "maybe it couldn't," but he would be one
    Who wouldn't say so till he'd tried.

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    The poems are fantastic. They contain inspiring and morale building words, which have really changed my mentality about life and all it entails!

  8. Faith And Courage In Life

    Powerful Poem About Life Lessons

    in Inspirational Poems


    In life there are people that will hurt us and cause us pain,
    but we must learn to forgive and forget and not hold grudges.

    In life there are mistakes we will make,

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    I've been dealing with issues in my relationship with my husband. We have been married for 6 and a half years, we have 2 beautiful kids together, but come to find out he's been cheating on me...

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  10. Rise

    I Will Rise

    in Poems about Life Struggles


    I will rise
    After every fall.
    I will rise
    And stand tall.

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    Great poem, Sugar! My way and thoughts exactly. Faith in yourself and positive thinking are the strongest virtues we can have. That kind of thinking will control your body and heart. Good...

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  11. Every Scar Has A Story

    • By Kristina M. DeCarlo
    • Published: December 2015
    Poem About How God Worked In My Life

    in God Poems

    Every scar has a story.
    What will mine tell?
    What will come of this
    when I’m better, when I’m well?

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    Thank you so much for this poem. I read this poem in church, after suffering cardiac arrest at home. My husband was told by the paramedics that I probably wouldn't make it. My husband kept...

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  12. Never Give In

    Standing Strong In The Face Of Adversity

    in Inspirational Poems by Teens

    Sometimes in life the road becomes slippery and you tumble and fall.
    But don't lose heart; just get up and forget it all.

    When you think you've had enough and can't take anymore,

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  13. Endure Like A Tree

    • By Alicia Quetzalcoatl
    • Published: May 2015
    Poem About Enduring The Hardships You Face In Life

    in Hope Poems

    To get through life you have to endure as a tree does.
    When Mother Nature tries to bring you down,
    You will never fall; you will stand your ground.
    You will encounter burning flames.

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    Hello I am Salih Abass. I lost my father while I was very young, and I was taken away from my mother to my grandmother even before I was two years. She took me to school. I lost my grandmom...

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  14. Climb Every Mountain

    Overcoming Obstacles

    in Courage Poems

    We all have a massive mountain to climb,
    Especially those who've lost someone dear.
    But climb that big mountain, we surely must,
    If we are going to overcome fear.

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  15. Seeking Peace

    • By Evette Lucille Subramoney
    • Published: March 2016
    Poem About Finding Peace In Life's Struggles

    in Courage Poems

    I am broken,
    Shattered into irreparable pieces.
    Who is going to save me?
    When will all of this cease?

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  16. Wake Up, Beautiful

    • By Danielle L. Stewart
    • Published: September 2016
    Motivational Poem About Pushing Through

    in Inspirational Poems

    Wake up, beautiful.
    Wake up from this tragedy.
    Return to reality.

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  17. Dancing In The Rain

    Poem About Seeking Help For Depression

    in Depression Poems

    You've had those feelings... you wish your life was done.
    You're broken, defeated, and overcome.
    Each day more challenging than the last.
    Moments of weakness...emotions consistently masked.

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    Beautiful. Starting with pessimistic feelings, ending optimistically. True.
    Friends can change our lives for the better. Life is not to suffer, but to enjoy. How Is left to us to...

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Quote About Overcoming

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I am a survivor of the bad things
that have happened to me.
I will overcome my hard times.
I will overcome my past.

- Cassandra Mosley

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