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.
Famous Life Poems
Best Classic Poems On Life's Struggles
Since the dawn of civilization, artists of all forms have sought to express the essence of the human condition and the full range of human experience. Poetry has been one of the most common forms of this expression from the ancients until now. These words have an ability to capture the abstract emotions and concrete experiences that have been part of our humanity throughout the ages. Turning to the words of classic poems can help us to clarify and understand our own experiences better by connecting us to those others who have sought to do the same.
Poems about Life by Famous Poets
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When you’re up against a trouble,Featured Shared Story
Edgar Guest's poem is an inspirational one. What does a reader expect while reading a poem? Sometimes it is romantic feelings or entertaining thoughts or sad sentiments, but most of the time...
People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
Love them anyway.
If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.Featured Shared Story
This poem is very touching. I think the poem is all about staying positive no what happens in life. People won't appreciate you for the your good deeds, but still have a positive attitude...
I went down to the river,
I set down on the bank.
I tried to think but couldn't,
So I jumped in and sank.Featured Shared Story
Everyone is born for a purpose, but we forget that in pursuit of money. Then God gifted me with poetry and uses it as a medium to educate people, and in each of my poems there is a story...
All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players:
They have their exits and their entrances;
And one man in his time plays many parts,Featured Shared Story
He gets tired of his childhood and hastens to grow up; then he becomes nostalgic about his childhood. To gain wealth, he would endanger his health; then to regain his lost health, he spends...
What are heavy? Sea-sand and sorrow;
What are brief? Today and tomorrow;
What are frail? Spring blossoms and youth;
What are deep? The ocean and truth.Featured Shared Story
Yes, it is perfection! Every line is simple in its truth. Agreed, agreed, this poem has done its deed!
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