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. Starting Over

    • By Tatum
    • Published: March 2008
    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.

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    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...

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  6. Butterfly

    Poem About Needing Love

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    I was sitting on the bench in the park one day,
    And saw a butterfly coming my way.
    I opened my hand, and to my surprise,
    the butterfly landed; consumed in cries.

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    This poem is so cute. Good writing. My husband and I were in Branson, Missouri, visiting and while standing outside, a big butterfly came flying by. It flew around and around, so I put my...

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  7. 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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  8. All The World's A Stage

    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,

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    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...

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  10. My Life With Heroin

    Poem About Putting The Pieces Back Together

    Thinking back on my life, when I was a little child,
    So outrageous and bubbly doing things that were wild.
    Thinking back on my life, all those wonderful years,
    Not a care in the world, no worries, no fears.

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    My daughter is a heroin addict. FOUR rehabs. In jail so many times, I can't even count. She lost custody of both kids. There hasn't been a day for 7 years that I have not lifted her up to...

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  11. Addiction Is Deceiving

    • By Harold
    • Published: September 2008
    Poem Written To Addiction

    You,
    You are so deceiving.
    When you come into my life,
    You make me feel the best I can,

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    I was going through emails and I saved all the poems of the week so I could go back and read them when I was done. I read kinda fast through them because I usually don't reply or really give...

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  12. Hands

    • By Jherine N. Saine
    • Published: February 2006

    I haven't forgotten
    That I am just one person,
    That I am but one voice
    Attempting to stand out

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    Beautifully written. Indeed there are so many paradoxical moments in life, and we need to strive to live life to the fullest by following our dreams, accepting ourselves with unconditional...

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  13. That's Life

    • By Danny Joyce
    • Published: July 2013
    Inspirational Message

    This life is a wonderful gift .. accept it, embrace it.
    It starts with a new day .. wake up and greet it.
    Life is a challenge .. take it head on and meet it.
    Full of opportunity .. use it, don't waste it.

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