She never got to dance
Or go to her own prom.
She never got the chance
To forget where she came from.
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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Inspirational Poem About Sister
She never got to danceFeatured Shared Story
I am feeling almost speechless right now. How can I respond to your poem with words appropriate enough that could honor your precious sister Kelly? You describe an amazingly strong girl who...
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,...
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 57 and just now going through the hardest and darkest time of my life as well. I am actually detoxing off methadone after an accident in '93 that got me hooked on pain meds. In order to...
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 helped me get out of depression. I recite it every morning after I get up and every night before going to bed.
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
This is a very thought provoking poem that truly touched me, because I embrace the exact same sentiments as well. People should truly and deeply embrace the ones they love before it is too...
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...
Inspirational Poem To Uplift Your Spirits
Time flies and memories fade.
People change and new friendships are made.
Only the true remain forever at our side.
Eventually the disappointment and pain will subside.Featured Shared Story
My school does a speech contest every year, and this poem really caught my eye. I'm in 6th grade and definitely doing this for the speech contest. Very inspiring!
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
Wow...words can't even describe how much I really needed to hear that today. I'm not one to show when I'm weak. People will never see me fall. God is good!
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