Hope Poems

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.

Hopeful Poems of Encouragement and Faith


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  1. Finding Hope

    Overcoming Fear In Life

    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.

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    Thank you, Paul, for taking the time to read my poem and for your kind compliment. I agree with your thoughts about this world. Sometimes people are so self-absorbed and superficial that...

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  3. Perfect

    Poem About Trying To Change And Be Happy

    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

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    I'm trying my hardest to just let you,
    But it's not that easy, this I know.
    I'm trying to stop the tears that now fall.
    I'm trying to forget ever loving you at all.
    I'm trying to pretend...

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  4. Lost In The Past

    Poem About The Pain From Child Abuse

    Searching for something that may never be known,
    mental disturbance turns a heart back to stone.

    Create memories alone in your head,

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  6. God Will Make A Way

    • By Lydia Preston
    • Published: October 2011

    Society seems in a mess
    Mothers cry, while Fathers stress
    to be polite is a disgrace
    as children mock you to your face...

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    This is a very inspirational poem. May the poet live long to inspire more souls. It has uplifted my spirit and renewed my hope.

  7. Tiny Shred Of Love

    • By Swetha Baskaran
    • Published: February 2013

    Floating, heart askew
    In the dark deep tunnel of nothing
    Claw with every cell of me
    Reach out for anger greed sorrow

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  8. If Only

    • By Petra Sheane
    • Published: February 2015
    Poem About Hope For The World

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    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,

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    Give quality time to your loved ones. Otherwise, you will lose them gradually.
    Relationships are very beautiful, especially those always giving unconditional love.

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  10. My Personal Quest

    Searching To Find Ourselves

    For most of my life, I've been on a quest,
    To discover just who I might be
    Earnestly searching, day after day,
    So desperate to recognize me.

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  11. The Myth Of Surrender

    • By Christopher Ames
    • Published: April 2009
    Searching For Truth

    Across a scarlet sunset I will be watching.
    Flowers turn in vain to face the falling sun,
    But drinking in the moonlight of defeat,
    In the darkness their failures will dawn,

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  12. As Is Life

    • By Albi Demeza
    • Published: September 2015
    Poem About Our Memories

    It's strange the things you remember
    And the things you seem to forget
    It's a jamboree of all sorts
    A patchwork of joys and regrets

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  13. Caged Bird

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    The free bird leaps
    on the back of the wind
    and floats downstream
    till the current ends

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    This poem was just as it was labeled: inspirational. It emphasizes how much easier it was for whites than blacks, which shows us why we should treat all people better. Nobody should be...

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