Inspirational Poems

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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  1. Renewed By The Morning Light

    Start Each Day Anew

    I sit upon my front porch stoop
    Beneath the morning sun.
    Grateful for the moment spent
    Away from everyone.

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    I do so enjoy your poems - keep writing. Best wishes, Ann

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  3. Windows

    I looked through others' windows
    On an enchanted earth
    But out of my own window--
    solitude and dearth.

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  4. Slow Down

    slow down when your world
    is spinning too fast
    when day and night are stuck in dusk
    make sure to enjoy life

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  6. Life And Love

    • By Julie Coburn
    • Published: May 16, 2020
    Life, Love, And The Legacy We Leave Behind

    Life's like a book -- a chapter, a page.
    Remembering our youth as fast as we age.
    Life is a song; we choose what to sing.
    Living is hard; what will it bring?

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    An inspirational poem, equipped with sunshine as well as black clouds hovering over our head. A poem so appealing to recite again and again! I love the following lines...
    * Roots never...

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  7. Your Mindset

    Your Mindset

    I am broken
    don’t tell me that
    I am healing

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  8. Song For The World

    • By Cynthia Manan
    • Published: June 25, 2021
    Peace, Love And Harmony

    If I could sing a song for the world, then it would be
    A song for peace and love and harmony.

    To cherish all the moments we hold so dear

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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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    This is the best poem I have ever seen in my whole life!

  11. The Strongest Girl I Ever Knew

    Inspirational Poem About Disabled Sister

    She never got to dance
    Or go to her own prom.
    She never got the chance
    To forget where she came from.

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    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...

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  12. I Bend

    Poem About Not Allowing Yourself To Be Defeated

    I bend but do not break.
    I've been lost, but I'm not a loser.
    I'm a wreck, but I'm not totaled.
    I'm fractured but not broken.

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    I really love this poem! I can definitely relate. Just recently I had to end a friendship, and I felt terrible about it. I felt broken, felt as though I had failed, but I came to realize that...

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  13. Think Pink!

    • By Ember Griswold
    • Published: October 2015
    Motivating Poem About Breast Cancer Awareness

    Each month be sure to check your breasts
    To ensure there aren't any unwanted guests.

    Cancer's next victim I will not be.

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