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54 Poems With Analysis Of Form And Technique

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  1. I'm Tired

    Poem About What Suffering From Depression Feels Like

    in Depression Poems by Teens

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    I'm tired.
    Tired of the constancy,
    the constancy of judgment.
    Tired of hiding,

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    • Stories 9
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    • Votes 285
    • Rating 4.52
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    I'm glad you can relate to this. You are not alone. Never give up! My biggest outlet is writing poetry. I have a binder I have made of just random poems that I wrote. Whether they are medium...

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  2. Mask

    Poem About Wearing A Mask That Always Smiles

    in Alone Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Picture

    I was once sad and lonely,
    Having nobody to comfort me,
    So I wore a mask that always smiled,
    To hide my feelings behind a lie.

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    • Stories 73
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    • Rating 4.51
    • Poem of the Day
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    I know you don't know me, but I want you to know I care about you and what you are going through. I know how bad bullying can be, and I also know how dear a Gran can be. Mine won't be with us...

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  3. Phenomenal Woman

    in Famous Inspirational Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.
    I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size
    But when I start to tell them,
    They think I'm telling lies.

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    • Stories 8
    • Shares 12033
    • Favorited 99
    • Votes 1694
    • Rating 4.51
    • Poem of the Week
    • Poem of the Day
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    I grew up with beautiful sisters, and I was the ugly duckling. To this day I feel their jealousy, and they will never give me respect. I walk proud, and people like me. I'm successful,...

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  4. I Wish I Weren't Alone

    • By Jo
    • Published: June 2011
    Loneliness Hurts Poem

    in Alone Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Once when I was little,
    I was happy and carefree.
    I used to run around laughing
    Until it was time for tea.

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    • Stories 23
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    • Favorited 161
    • Votes 1508
    • Rating 4.49
    • Poem of the Day
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    I hope your life has changed now. What I have learned about life is whatever situation, no matter how gloomy it may be, in the end it will all pass. I also went through that depressing route....

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  5. Let Me

    I Will Take Care Of You

    in Romantic Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Let me take care of your broken heart
    and show you how to fly.
    Let me hold you gently by the hand
    and kiss your tears goodbye.

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    • Stories 5
    • Shares 20178
    • Favorited 59
    • Votes 744
    • Rating 4.48
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    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    Love is the true inspirational force. It motivates, encourages and strengthens the resolve to achieve the achievable. True love neither expects nor demands anything in lieu. It only believes...

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  7. Inside Out

    in Depression Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Outside lives a girl with a smile that will brighten up the room,
    yet inside hides a girl with a frown full of despair.

    Outside lives a girl with eyes of joy that bring you to ease,

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    • Stories 40
    • Shares 1296
    • Favorited 75
    • Votes 1308
    • Rating 4.47
    • Poem of the Day
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    Wow, just wow. That's me exactly. I go through my church doors with a smile always on my face, so much so that the youth group nicknamed me Smiley McGee, and I'm so nice to others. I guess...

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  8. Last Chance

    • By Stefanie
    • Published: August 2008
    Poem To Dad From Angry Daughter

    in Father Child Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    My heart aches, Dad,
    For the things you won't do.
    My soul breaks, Dad,
    For all that we've been through.

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    • Stories 19
    • Shares 411
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 522
    • Rating 4.45
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    My dad is a substance abuser. He is abusive physically, emotionally and mentally in every possible way imagine. Since I could remember he has degraded my mum, my brothers and me. My mum...

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  9. Forever Remember

    • By Grace G. Frost
    • Published: September 7, 2018
    I Remember 9/11

    in Current Events Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    I remember
    Planes flying low
    Smoke from the towers
    Cries from the injured

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 156
    • Favorited 0
    • Votes 25
    • Rating 4.44
  10. But You Didn't

    • By Merrill Glass

    in Famous Death Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Remember the time you lent me your car and I dented it?
    I thought you'd kill me...
    But you didn't.

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    • Stories 7
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    • Favorited 64
    • Votes 2071
    • Rating 4.43
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    Okay so I had read this poem a year ago, and now that I have been reading Leo Buscaglia's "Live, Love, Learn," he had written this poem saying that a student of his, who wished to remain...

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  11. Truth Untold

    in Alone Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    My pain and misery fall from the sky
    So hard I try to ignore it, but it still gets by.
    Surrounded with memories of what could have been,
    The hatred screams under my skin.

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    • Stories 4
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    • Favorited 68
    • Votes 346
    • Rating 4.42
    Featured Shared Story

    I could relate perfectly to every line and the heart of the author. What astonished me is the fact that when you pour your heart into a poem, you have still not let it out. The circumstances...

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  12. I Am Not A Victim Of Breast Cancer

    • By Laura Barnes
    • Published: August 2013
    Poem Of Overcoming

    in Inspirational Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    I am not a victim of breast cancer. I am experiencing breast cancer.
    I am not dying. I am living.
    I am not curing. I am healing and restoring.
    I am not fearing. I am loving and trusting.

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    • Stories 3
    • Shares 459
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 249
    • Rating 4.42
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    I am a two time cancer survivor. I had a wonderful doctor. The first time I had a lumpectomy and radiation. The second time was five years later and I had a mastectomy with radiation and...

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  13. The Choice Is Mine

    Choosing Happiness

    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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    • Stories 2
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    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 139
    • Rating 4.42
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    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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  14. If Only I Knew

    • By Sennette Gaoses
    • Published: February 2014
    Emotional Poem About Death Cutting Young Life Short

    in Sister Death Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    If only I knew that our time would be so brief,
    Spoiled you rotten I would have done.

    If only I knew that would be our last phone call,

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    • Stories 2
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    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 115
    • Rating 4.41
    Featured Shared Story

    May 2, 2016 I lost my little sister who was only 45. Every day brings the challenge to go forward.

  15. The One

    • By Crystal R. Adame
    • Published: February 2006
    Tribute To Mother Poem

    in Mother Daughter Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    The one who brought me down to earth
    And held me every day.
    The one who gracefully gave me birth
    And said, I love you in every way.

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    • Stories 3
    • Shares 580
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 600
    • Rating 4.40
    Featured Shared Story

    Very good usage of words. Rhyming pattern is good and the structure rocks. One of the best I've read so far. Keep on writing more!

  16. I Tried So Hard

    • By Whitney Barton
    • Published: December 2009

    in Heartbreak Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    I tried so hard.
    I tried my best.
    I gave you my all,
    And now there's nothing left.

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    • Stories 42
    • Shares 5489
    • Favorited 296
    • Votes 3597
    • Rating 4.40
    • Poem of the Day
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    He was my first love We started dating while I was in high school. He was at university. We were so much in love, promising each other that we would be together forever. He taught me how to...

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  17. A Broken Family Tree

    Tradition Poem

    in Metaphor Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    I am one of many
    Small branches of a broken tree,
    Always looking to the ones above
    For guidance, strength and security.

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    • Stories 20
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    • Favorited 44
    • Votes 1096
    • Rating 4.39
    Featured Shared Story

    I was really moved by this poem. I have felt this way for many years when it comes to my mom and stepdad. In a crazy way, this poem gave me strength and motivation. I just want to thank you....

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  18. The Importance Of A Sister

    Why I Love My Sister Poem

    in Sister Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Picture

    A sister is someone who loves you from the heart.
    No matter how much you argue, you cannot be drawn apart.
    She is a joy that cannot be taken away.
    Once she enters your life, she is there to stay.

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    • Stories 69
    • Shares 8768
    • Favorited 93
    • Votes 5922
    • Rating 4.38
    • Poem of the Day
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    I was 9 when I first found out I have a sister. I remember I would dream of knowing her and that someday we would met.

    I used to watch other children play with their sisters and think to...

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  19. Never Stop Being You

    Uplifting Poem About Making Life Better

    in Inspirational Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Picture

    Never stop caring about the little things in life.
    Never stop dreaming, and don't give into strife.
    Never stop wondering are we on our own.
    Never stop thinking has your spirituality grown.

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    • Stories 1
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    • Favorited 50
    • Votes 443
    • Rating 4.38
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    Well, it's true. No matter how tough life has been and may seem, the best thing to do is to keep moving forward, even when it hurts with the assurance that you are not alone. God is there,...

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  20. To A Terrific Dad

    • By David L. Helm
    • Published: February 2006

    in Father Child Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    To a dad who is terrific,
    To a dad who's real neat,
    To a dad who makes the best of things,
    Even when they're not so sweet!

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 283
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 132
    • Rating 4.35
  21. If Only

    • By Petra Sheane
    • Published: February 2015
    Poem About Hope For The World

    in ABC Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    If Only...
    A prayer was held in our nation,
    Beauty was seen in more ways than one,
    Children who are lost could find their salvation,

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1117
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 178
    • Rating 4.34
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    Give quality time to your loved ones. Otherwise, you will lose them gradually.
    Relationships are very beautiful, especially those always giving unconditional love.

  22. I'm Dying On The Inside

    • By Ashley
    • Published: March 2009

    in Depression Poems by Teens

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    You see a smile on the outside,
    But that's all you can see.
    What if tears run down my face on the inside?

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    • Stories 6
    • Shares 347
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 372
    • Rating 4.33
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    This is my poem of the day because I feel the same way. My boyfriend and I were going through drama, and he think it's okay for him not to say how I feel about it, but it hurts me deep inside...

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  23. You Were Inside Me

    • By Shirley Daley
    • Published: April 2011

    in Abortion Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    You were inside me but only for a while.
    Only in my dreams do I embrace your smile.

    In my thoughts I see you, my bleeding heart is torn

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    • Stories 3
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    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 241
    • Rating 4.33
    Featured Shared Story

    We always have a choice so to tell that someone made you to do this is silly!!!!!

  24. Christmas Bells

    in Famous Holiday Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    I heard the bells on Christmas Day
    Their old, familiar carols play,
    And wild and sweet
    The words repeat

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    • Stories 1
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    • Votes 219
    • Rating 4.32
    • Poem of the Week
    Featured Shared Story

    It's wonderful. I love how he added that he believes in God. Best poem ever.

  25. What I Love About You

    in Boyfriend Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    The sparkle in your eye,
    The warmth of your skin,
    Your breath on my neck
    That shakes me within.

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    • Stories 14
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    • Favorited 218
    • Votes 3304
    • Rating 4.31
    • Poem of the Week
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    This is a lovely poem. Choicest words, correct rhymes, tender but intense feelings. The writer not only wrote but also lived his emotions. What a grand way to introduce the beloved. Very...

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  26. How Can I Forget?

    • By Jason
    • Published: January 2009

    in Betrayal Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    That very first day that we met,
    It's a feeling I'll never forget.
    All the experiences that we've shared,
    I knew right away that you were rare.

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    • Stories 10
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    • Favorited 70
    • Votes 620
    • Rating 4.31
    Featured Shared Story

    I was married for 10 years. My whole world had shattered when I turned 30 years old. My husband did not cheat on me, but he called the police on me because he didn't want to argue or talk to...

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  27. Mighty Tempest

    Poem About Storms

    in Beauty of Nature Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Sultry sun on fields and bay,
    quiet calm engulfs the day.

    Faint troubled rumblings in the sky

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 87
    • Favorited 0
    • Votes 16
    • Rating 4.31
  28. The Shepherd Slept

    Needing The Lord

    in Life Lesson Poems for Kids

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    There was a shepherd who fell fast asleep
    So there was no one to see to his sheep.
    The sheep were delighted, freedom at last
    Followed the leader and ran away fast.

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    • Stories 2
    • Shares 177
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 32
    • Rating 4.31
    Featured Shared Story

    I love this poem. I send blessings to you, Beryl. The words mean so much for me, because I know that we are the sheep and also the shepherd. We need but recall our Spiritual Father, "God,"...

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  29. Tell Me It's Okay

    • By Tiffany Underwood
    • Published: August 26, 2018
    Healing After Loss

    in Mourning Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Tell me it's okay
    To just want to cry.
    Tell me it's okay
    To never say goodbye.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 137
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 45
    • Rating 4.31
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  30. My Melody

    Love's First Words

    in Girlfriend Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Picture

    Amazing and beautiful,
    not a flower or a tree.
    Much prettier than that,
    and only I can see.

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    • Stories 14
    • Shares 16621
    • Favorited 76
    • Votes 2313
    • Rating 4.27
    • Poem of the Week
    Featured Shared Story

    Beautiful poem. I love it. One of my favorite poems from Familyfriendspoems.com .

  31. Caged Bird

    in Famous Inspirational Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    The free bird leaps
    on the back of the wind
    and floats downstream
    till the current ends

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    • Stories 4
    • Shares 3926
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 979
    • Rating 4.27
    • Poem of the Week
    Featured Shared Story

    I remember this poem from my guided reading class in 5th grade. I remember it well. This poem really touched me, and reading it again just made my day. This poem, I remember it being about...

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