Overcoming Hardships Poems

Published: October 9, 2019

Poems About Perseverance And Overcoming Challenges

12 Poems About Perseverance And Overcoming Challenges

Each one of us will face hard times at some point in life. Sometimes the hardships come for a short season, and other times they seem to last longer than anticipated. Even though those moments feel like they are going to break us, we each have incredible strength that can push us forward. Having the determination and mindset to persevere can make all the difference.

Even though the struggles in life are not fun, and we wish we could do without them, they help develop our character. They teach us lessons we would not learn when things are pleasant. Each struggle we overcome is one more that shows us we can make it through anything. We hope these poems inspire you to find the courage to keep fighting whatever you are facing at the moment. Get ready to put the past behind you and embrace the future.

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  1. You Will Never See Me Fall

    Poem About Never Giving Up

    in Inspirational Poems

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    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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  2. Good Timber

    in Famous Inspirational Poems

    The tree that never had to fight
    For sun and sky and air and light,
    But stood out in the open plain
    And always got its share of rain,

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    This is a poem that addresses the law of nature. No one can go against it. The poet has used metaphorical language to depict the similarities between man and other creations of nature. Nature...

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  4. 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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  5. Time To Stop Struggling

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    Life is unfair; sometimes the misery we can't bear.
    This was a feeling I could never share.
    I am strong, strong enough to move on from this pain.
    I won't feel the shame; my life is not a game.

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    I can also relate to your story when I was 28 years old I suffered from 2 ruptured brain aneurysms. I learned later than it was a miracle of God that I had survived because 99 percent of...

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  7. I Will Prevail

    Poem Of Determination

    in Inspirational Poems

    I have been told that I will never exceed.
    I have been told that I am living in a dream.
    I have been pushed to the side by many of my peers.
    I have heard of the struggles that were present before me.

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    This poem hits me right smack in the heart. I feel it in the depts of my soul. You see, I lost my son, my only child coming up on 9 years. He was only 20 years old. And he was such an old...

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  8. Secret Of Happiness

    • By Navdeep Babbar
    • Published: December 2008
    Poem About God Comforting In Times Of Hurt

    in God Poems

    When sadness fills your heart,
    When tears make you fall apart,
    When it's gloomy all around,
    When you hear a silent killing sound,

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  9. Inner Strength

    The Trials Of Life

    in Courage Poems

    It's only through mistakes we make
    We learn where we went wrong.
    It's only when we're far from home
    We realize where we belong.

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    There's hidden strength in all of us, sister Beryl. We must never give up hope never lose faith. I do believe God is never more than a heartbeat away. God Bless.

  10. Mt. Take Heart

    Life Has Hope Even When We Are Broken

    in Hope Poems

    Often we can't see
    The beauty in the pain.
    Often we can't see
    The treasure we gain.

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    A really good poem. Words from the heart. I really connect with you. Sometimes it feels like going round a circle.

  11. Stalwart

    A Note To Life's Struggles

    in Inspirational Poems

    Vagaries of this life can be
    Tough and hard to fathom,
    And yet have they conquered me?
    Look how far I've come.

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    This is definitely an inspirational poem. Everyone has challenges in life, but how we deal with them is crucial to our own well-being. My favorite stanza was the second!

  12. A Soldier Of Life

    • By Dylan Simpson
    • Published: August 2016
    Our Courage, Struggles, And Determination

    in Hope Poems

    Wounded and broken,
    But still we stand tall.
    No challenge too over-bearing,
    And no fear too consuming.

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    Life is a struggle and we have to face it. Day in and day out. Sometimes victory and sometimes failures. The strong and bold overcome any situation and one has to, as long as he is alive....

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