Change Poems

Poetry about Change

All of us experience change in our lives. Change is the one constant in our lives. There are changes that we look forward to and change that we fear. However, one thing is for sure. Things will not stay the same no matter how much we would like them to. When a life change occurs, we have two choices in how to respond. We can despair that a change has come and assume that things will be worse, or we can look with excitement at the new possibilities for personal growth and change in self that the change presents.

Poems about Personal Growth

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  1. Time

    Time Goes Too Fast

    Time is endless but goes too fast.
    You long for the future, then yearn for the past.
    Summer's heat quickly turns to frost,
    A child grows, their innocence lost.

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  3. Sea Of Change

    Changing From One Mood To Another

    The clouds never break
    Like blue waters do
    On this Island of Pain.
    How can I stand true?

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  4. Destined To Fly

    Poem About Overcoming Addiction

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    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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    I absolutely loved and felt the passion, fear, entrapment and the sense of liberation and freedom at the conclusion. I know, as I am experiencing this as I am just again finding my wings and...

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  6. Winter Stars

    I went out at night alone;
    The young blood flowing beyond the sea
    Seemed to have drenched my spirit’s wings—
    I bore my sorrow heavily.

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  7. Childhood Memories

    Remembering Fun Times Of Childhood

    I was happy when I was a lad.
    It wasn't all good, but it wasn't half bad.

    We played with sticks we played with stones;

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  8. Rainy Days When I Was Young

    Growing Up And Learning About Life

    When I was young on rainy days,
    Alone on my front porch I'd play.
    I'd lose myself in another time
    That I could create with my toys and my mind.

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  10. Before I...

    • By Insiya K. Patanwala
    • Published: January 2017
    Accepting Who You Are

    Before I became strong, I knew what it was like
    To be weak,
    How difficult it is to love yourself,
    To find the wholeness that you seek.

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    This poem touched my heart on many levels. The writer clearly expressed how hard self-love is to be achieved, however, without it there is little chance to be a good partner to others....

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  11. Change Is All

    • By Olivia Libby
    • Published: May 2011
    Be A Friend And Change Someone's World

    No one will ever know how I feel,
    For I cannot even explain it all.
    Nobody to love,
    Nobody to blame,

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    All I can say about this poem is "me." Thank you for sharing your story. Felt every word of it. I believe in doing the exact thing. Go help someone that's tormenting themselves. People who...

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  12. Equality

    You declare you see me dimly
    through a glass which will not shine,
    though I stand before you boldly,
    trim in rank and marking time.

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    Truely inspirational poem. This is the cry of present time that it is the 21st century and people are still struggling for equality, which is far from reach for many.

  13. Simpler Times

    • By Ayush Sharma
    • Published: December 2019
    Wishing To Be A Child Again

    Take me back to those simpler times
    When all I sang were nursery rhymes,
    When stealing chocolates was my only crime,
    When sleep used to come early, at nine,

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    This poem is very relatable. I remember always wanting to act like an adult and dressing up like one. Looking back, I should have enjoyed being a kid for as long as I could. Let this remind...

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