Vagaries of this life can be
Tough and hard to fathom,
And yet have they conquered me?
Look how far I've come.
Poems That Inspire and Influence
Life is a lot of work. What is it that gives us the strength to continue when we are tired and burned out? Sometimes an inspirational idea can help us renew ourselves and be filled with strength to fulfill our life's purpose. Inspiration comes in many forms. However, the root of all inspiration is the idea that our lives are meaningful. Inspiration is knowing that what I do matters deeply to the universe. When you have the feeling that your actions are meaningful, you will become filled with strength and vigor to fulfill your life's purpose.
Motivational and Uplifting Poetry
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A Note To Life's Struggles
Vagaries of this life can beFeatured Shared Story
This is definitely an inspirational poem. Everyone has challenges in life, but how we deal with them is crucial to our own well-being. My favorite stanza was the second!
Inspirational Poem About Sister
She never got to dance
Or go to her own prom.
She never got the chance
To forget where she came from.Featured Shared Story
The poem was very touching. I enjoyed reading it, and it reminds me of someone I know and is part of my life. She is none other than my sister. She was always on her feet doing things just...
Poem About Resisting Conformity
Because I know who I am,
I'm at ease and free.
I can't be like others,
And they can't be me.Featured Shared Story
I absolutely love this poem! It's so beautiful and puts into words exactly how I'm feeling currently. Society can put so much pressure on us to be different people, but never be afraid to...
Analysis of Form and Technique
Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.
I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size
But when I start to tell them,
They think I'm telling lies.Featured Shared Story
I grew up with beautiful sisters, and I was the ugly duckling. To this day I feel their jealousy, and they will never give me respect. I walk proud, and people like me. I'm successful,...
Strong And Inspiring Like A Mighty Tree
Stand tall, oh mighty oak, for all the world to see.
Your strength and undying beauty forever amazes me.
Though storm clouds hover above you,
Your branches span the skyFeatured Shared Story
This poem has greatly touched me. The poet has a firm faith in his father, which every son ought to have. A father is the center point for a son's life. To have faith in him and live the life...
Inspiring Change For Addicts
I'm writing this to you,
Telling you we're through.
I can't take you anymore,
Don't know what I liked you for.Featured Shared Story
I'm 58 years old and an addict to pain meds for 4 years due to chronic pain in both feet. I lost my pain management doc after failing a screen when I began taking anything I could to...
Make The Most Of Time With Loved Ones
Treat me with love, dignity, respect and compassion
Now as I am healthy, vibrant and alive.
Don't wait to hear that I am sick and dying
To love me the way I was meant to be loved.Featured Shared Story
Wow! This poem is so beautiful and heart-breaking, to be honest. My mom has cancer, and all she wants is for SOMEONE to be around. Anyone. But I get so caught up with my day to day activities...
Encouraging Poem To Let Go Of What Hurts You
Breathe in the fresh air,
Put your mind at ease.
Let down your hair,
Let it flow in the breeze.Featured Shared Story
I'd like to start by saying that this poem has inspired my middle school students. I'm a Literature teacher in Mexico, and every year we read poems from different sources. This year I wanted...
Poem About Never Giving Up
You may see me struggle,
but you won't see me fall.
Regardless if I'm weak or not,
I'm going to stand tall.Featured Shared Story
I've had a long, hard life. Trying to figure out just where I can fit in. I lost my dad last year. He was my only friend, the only one I felt I could talk to. There are some days I feel lost....
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