Uplifting Poems About Hope
Having hope propels us to achieve our dreams and drives us forward toward our pursuits. It also keeps us afloat when everything seems to go wrong, when we feel that we're drowning. Hope is the light at the end of the tunnel, the northern star by which we navigate our lives through trials and difficulties towards our dreams of a better day. When we lose hope, we are like a rudderless ship being tossed about without direction. Having and finding hope, then, is essential for keeping our dreams upright and continuing to sail in the direction of their attainment.
60 Hopeful Poems of Encouragement and Faith
When everything's darkness
And you feel so alone,
When the rain doesn't stop
And you can't make it home,Featured Shared Story
Thank you Miss Lisa Marks for sharing your beautiful poem with us. A lot of people around the globe are slipping into depression amidst the lockdown, and the ones who were suffering from it...
2. Finding Hope
I've always viewed life from the side lines,
Just watching it passing me by.
In the past, too afraid to just let go and live,
And lately too tired to try.Featured Shared Story
I had been in the game of life, but too many times it has passed me by. With the few years I have left, I want to watch...watch my grandkids grow, watch the clouds go by, and watch my love grow.
3. Caged Bird
The free bird leaps
on the back of the wind
and floats downstream
till the current endsFeatured Shared Story
I remember this poem from my guided reading class in 5th grade. I remember it well. This poem really touched me, and reading it again just made my day. This poem, I remember it being about...
"Hope" is the thing with feathers -
That perches in the soul -
And sings the tune without the words -
And never stops - at all -Featured Shared Story
I recited this poem in grade six and it has been an inspiration for me ever since. Wonderful work!
When you recover, what will you do?
When you recover, will you still be you?
Will you be stronger, will you be new,
When you recover from what you've been through?Featured Shared Story
I've been to hell and back, as a survivor of CSA. Your poem inspired me in such a deep way; the healing process strips us of our former identities and we stand empty and alone, trying to...
Remember those days when you were young?
Life was as easy as it could be.
There were laughs and stories and dreams.
You saw the sunshine and you were free.Featured Shared Story
I love your poem! After my Dad left and I started to get bullied, I stopped believing in God. In my mind, there was no such thing as Christ. So after I moved schools my sophomore year in high...
11. In Spite Of War
In spite of war, in spite of death,
In spite of all man's sufferings,
Something within me laughs and sings
And I must praise with all my breath.Featured Shared Story
This is some extraordinary literature I'm going to have to read to my grandchildren. Thank you for producing this beautiful work of art that I can share with the future generation.
My heart flows through this icy land.
Come and take my lonely hand.
Show me how to make things right.
Cry these tears no more tonight.Featured Shared Story
I'm glad that my poem made you want to try and want to make things better in your life. I understand exactly what you are going through. I went through something similar, and I know my heart...
14. If Only
A prayer was held in our nation,
Beauty was seen in more ways than one,
Children who are lost could find their salvation,Featured Shared Story
Give quality time to your loved ones. Otherwise, you will lose them gradually. Relationships are very beautiful, especially those always giving unconditional love.
16. Life Is Fine
I went down to the river,
I set down on the bank.
I tried to think but couldn't,
So I jumped in and sank.Featured Shared Story
Everyone is born for a purpose, but we forget that in pursuit of money. Then God gifted me with poetry and uses it as a medium to educate people, and in each of my poems there is a story...
Despite the storms,
beauty arrives like
it was always going to.
Despite the darkness,Featured Shared Story
Part of the last line says, "Keep living." I'm saying keep writing. I like your style and sensitivity. Excellent flow and structure. I really enjoyed it.
To get through life you have to endure as a tree does.
When Mother Nature tries to bring you down,
You will never fall; you will stand your ground.
You will encounter burning flames.Featured Shared Story
Hello I am Salih Abass. I lost my father while I was very young, and I was taken away from my mother to my grandmother even before I was two years. She took me to school. I lost my grandmom...
First day of the New Year.
It's time to shine for a new day.
Forget your past,
Your sorrow, your pain.Featured Shared Story
I printed this poem to read to my mother who is in the hospital. She has been there for two weeks, missed Christmas and will also miss New Years. I am not sure what the future holds, but we...
20. Mt. Take Heart
Often we can't see
The beauty in the pain.
Often we can't see
The treasure we gain.Featured Shared Story
This poem has really taught me how to value the thing we have and the people around us. We never know what we have got until it's all gone, so be wary that you don't lose the moon while...
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