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  1. 21. A Different Kind Of Hero

    • By Heather Griffith
    • Published by Family Friend Poems December 2008 with permission of the Author.

    A hero to me is not just a person who died for their country
    or went inside a burning building or stuff like that.
    A hero to me is a single mother who survives every day by herself,
    A teenager against all odds getting through life,

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    I really connected with your poem. It was heart wrenching and it got me thinking about everything in my life and how we live. This is coming from a child born into a single parent home, so...

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  3. 22. My Dear Child

    • By Betty Miller
    • Published by Family Friend Poems April 2010 with permission of the Author.

    If I could, I would remove all your fears
    If I could, I would remove all your tears
    If I could, I would make life painless
    If I could, I would give you all your courage

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  5. 23. She Is Strong

    • By Mary Ann Parks
    • Published by Family Friend Poems August 2015 with permission of the Author.

    At birth,
    she was strong.

    It was her

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    This is very similar to my younger sister. About 2 years ago she was really sick. I look back on pictures of her before she was diagnosed (T1D) and I can't believe I didn't notice something...

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  6. 24. I Will Protect And Love My Inner Child

    A single flash of a camera
    And a moment frozen in time
    Can never truly tell the tale
    Of that child left behind.

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  7. 25. Stout Sprout

    • By Hannah R. Soummers
    • Published by Family Friend Poems April 2020 with permission of the Author.

    A sunflower will grow
    With much beauty to show,
    But the wind must blow,
    Which brings the rain and the snow.

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  8. 26. Warrior Girl

    • By Jodi M. Kucera
    • Published by Family Friend Poems March 2022 with permission of the Author.

    A match was struck that ignited the flame.
    Now ashes and rubble are all that remain.

    Defeated, she's left standing alone,

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  9. 27. Life's Own Battle

    • By Emma Jackson
    • Published by Family Friend Poems December 2011 with permission of the Author.

    Didn't want a battle,
    Yet you declared war,
    Each knock you gave me made me stronger than before.
    I will not give up,

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    That’s so true if you stop and consider how our lives unfold or grow. It is a constant battle to fight the wars in order to keep a balanced, steady life. That's why we have God, so we can...

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  10. 28. Don't Give Up On Yourself

    • By Katy A. Brown
    • Published by Family Friend Poems June 2017 with permission of the Author.

    I'm on my way.
    They may ask me, "Where to?"
    Well, that I cannot say...
    For even I have no clue.

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  11. 29. Climb Every Mountain

    • By Eric R. Harvey
    • Published by Family Friend Poems February 2019 with permission of the Author.

    We all have a massive mountain to climb,
    Especially those who've lost someone dear.
    But climb that big mountain, we surely must,
    If we are going to overcome fear.

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  12. 30. Don't Look Back

    • By Judy
    • Published by Family Friend Poems December 2012 with permission of the Author.

    Just keep on walking,
    A small voice said.
    Don't dare look back.
    Look straight ahead.

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    I think everyone can relate at some point in their lifetime. I went through something like this recently where he cheated on me and broke up with me, but he still wanted to hook up and not...

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  13. 31. Can You See Me?

    • By Beau Ehresman
    • Published by Family Friend Poems January 2016 with permission of the Author.

    Just because you don't like what I am,
    Just because you don't like what I've become,
    Just because you don't like me,

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    I'm 13 years old and I'm bisexual. My family is Christian and nobody knows but my sister. She's bi also. I wanna tell them, but I don't know how they'll react.

  14. 32. Exhale Anxiety

    • By Raquel Franco
    • Published by Family Friend Poems April 2021 with permission of the Author.

    I send anxiety
    a cease and desist letter.
    I close her mouth.
    Unbind her gnawing disquiet,

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  15. 33. Laughter

    • By Katie Lou
    • Published by Family Friend Poems September 2016 with permission of the Author.

    A little bit of laughter,
    A little bit of tears,
    A little bit of happiness,
    A little bit of fear.

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  16. 34. Journey Of Life

    • By Chitra Rao
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2016 with permission of the Author.

    Life is a long-distance journey
    With ups and downs,
    Twist and turns,
    With sad and happy moments.

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  17. 35. Time To Stop Struggling

    • By Tanya
    • Published by Family Friend Poems July 2008 with permission of the Author.

    Life is unfair; sometimes the misery we can't bear.
    This was a feeling I could never share.
    I am strong, strong enough to move on from this pain.
    I won't feel the shame; my life is not a game.

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    I can also relate to your story when I was 28 years old I suffered from 2 ruptured brain aneurysms. I learned later than it was a miracle of God that I had survived because 99 percent of...

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  18. 36. My Place In The Universe

    • By Luann Winkle
    • Published by Family Friend Poems February 1, 2024 with permission of the Author.

    One time there was a mountain,
    and I said, "I can't climb that mountain,"
    and I turned back and took a different path.
    And along the way I encountered wild beasts,

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  19. 37. Finding A Will When Wanting To Quit

    Times will get rough and sometimes tough,
    Where you may say that you have had enough,
    Where you may fall and need a lift,
    Where the hurt of your pains may leave you stiff.

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  20. 38. The Man In The Mirror

    • By Cristofer Rodriguez
    • Published by Family Friend Poems July 2012 with permission of the Author.

    Who is that man?
    Staring back at me
    Is he a part of my past?
    Or who I am destined to be?

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    Dude, I understand completely. Sometimes I don't know who I am or who I'm supposed to be.

  21. 39. Battle Scars

    • By Carol M. Chicane
    • Published by Family Friend Poems August 2016 with permission of the Author.

    Be brave.
    You already are.
    Look at what you've made it through.
    The wounds of your past have healed.

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    It is a poem which infuses courage to those who have direct experience of war, making them think positively about life, forgetting the bitter past. We also faced a similar situation as a...

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  22. 40. Take A Step Back

    • By Aaron Stone
    • Published by Family Friend Poems October 2017 with permission of the Author.

    Take a step back,
    Learn how to breathe.
    Take a step back
    And just be.

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    This was a beautiful poem about taking control. I deeply enjoyed this, especially because at the moment, I am going under quite a large amount of stress. There is a huge exam that includes...

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