We struggle to have meaning
in this world, which we all know.
We try, but yet we wonder
where we all should go.
Poems about Facing Fear
Fear is a part of life. It is part of the range of feelings that humans experience on a daily basis. In our culture, fear has come to be experienced as negative. However, the truth is that fear is a perfectly normal feeling to experience and we would all feel a lot better if we simply allowed ourselves to feel it fully. If we do not we will have somatic symptoms of fear that are much more painful than simply allowing the feeling to be felt.
Poems about Difficult Decisions
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Living With Secrets
We struggle to have meaningFeatured Shared Story
Poetry is life, it gives hope to the hopeless and stimulates courage.
What Causes Fear?
I lie on my bed, soaking my pillow with my tears.
I try to remember exactly what it is that I fear.
Is it the passing of time or the love that I lack?
Is it the mistakes that I've made or the fact that I can't bring the past back?Featured Shared Story
I deal with the same things every day...the depression of my past and the pain that I have lived through with traumatizing moments since I was a young child. Growing up, I've been through a...
Mom With Depression
This traffic light inside my head
Is always green and never red.
My thoughts, my dreams, and all my fears,
They all speed past my listening ears.Featured Shared Story
Blessings to you all, I can't say what brought me to this site other than the Holy Spirit. And it allowed me to pause for quite some time reading all of the poems and feedback posted. I know...
I am silver and exact. I have no preconceptions.
Whatever I see I swallow immediately
Just as it is, unmisted by love or dislike.
I am not cruel, only truthful,Featured Shared Story
A mirror never lies. It shows what is what exactly. Just as Plath writes: "I am silver and exact". The truth of our mortality is what we keep on negating and the speaker too finds it hard to...
Poem About Life With Epilepsy
My eyes glistening with tears,
But not yet fallen.
I'm crying, but they're silent tears.
I'm crying on the inside so you are unable to seeFeatured Shared Story
My dad had epilepsy, and i remember waking up in the middle of the night to hear him crying because of his seizures, because he had accidentally hurt one of us. As a kid I was always having...
Poem About Abusive Relationship
I thirst for help before it's too late.
I stand alone in the darkness as I lay.
The might of his fist feels like burning coal.
The power of his kick ordains the soul.Featured Shared Story
I'm 14 and it's in the past, but this reminds me of an abusive parent/person whenever I read this.
Poem About Pretending Everything Is Okay
you run in fear
you walk in fear
you hide in fear
you show in fearFeatured Shared Story
This poem reminded me of how I used to be. My case is not that bad but it was really heavy on me. It took many years to recover.
When you see your friend again, please tell her there is...
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