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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    You are a brave girl, Janna, and I am so proud of how you fought those feelings and reached out for help, which is not easy sometimes. God will always use people to help us, just as he did...

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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 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...

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  4. My Life

    • By Lil Mafia
    • Published: December 2010

    The things I've seen will scar me for life.
    Growing up, I've seen wrong and very little of right.
    I hear a sad song, and tears roll down my face.
    I look in the mirror and feel so out of place.

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    My life is like a flower. It started as a seed that was planted in someone's backyard. Every day this flower looked for sun and water as the roots started to sprout. The flower started to...

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  6. 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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    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...

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  7. 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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  8. Hope Is The Thing With Feathers

    "Hope" is the thing with feathers -
    That perches in the soul -
    And sings the tune without the words -
    And never stops - at all -

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    I recited this poem in grade six and it has been an inspiration for me ever since. Wonderful work!

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  10. 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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  11. 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.

  12. A Journey To A New Year

    • By Sumira R. Arain
    • Published: January 2016
    Poem About A Successful Year Ahead

    First day of the New Year.
    It's time to shine for a new day.
    Forget your past,
    Your sorrow, your pain.

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  13. God Will Make A Way

    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.

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