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.
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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Accepting Who You Are
Before I became strong, I knew what it was likeFeatured Shared Story
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....
Poem About Overcoming Addiction
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.Featured Shared Story
I'm rather inspired to witness a "rotted, dead flower" regaining his or her smile and faith in life. Drugs are illegal here in China, and we all know the anguish caused by drug addiction and...
Hope For A New Year
Another year is coming to a close.
We can forget our troubles and woes.
For me, this year was tough.Featured Shared Story
It was very true what you stated about this past year. My new relationship was complicated, but with my new man, the love of my life, we will strive and move on with this special relationship...
Poem About Changing And Becoming Your Own Person
I'm trying to find something to base my life upon,
Something in this strange world that goes on and on.
As the years go by and time fades away,
What used to be "good days" are now filled with dismay.Featured Shared Story
This poem touched me as well. I really don't want to go back in time, but I want to start my life again and change things around and do what I want to do. I want to live somewhere else and...
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...
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.Featured Shared Story
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.
If you want a thing bad enough
To go out and fight for it,
Work day and night for it,
Give up your time and your peace andFeatured Shared Story
I like how I became motivated to proceed with caution concerning my worldly desire. I do not want my faith and hope to be misplaced. When my will is invoked by deep feelings of want for...
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,Featured Shared Story
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...
Leaving Your Past Behind
around in the dark.
flames from a spark.Featured Shared Story
This poem is liberating! I forwarded this inspirational piece to my son, who had a problematic past. After feeling worried and going several days without a response from him, he finally...
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