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  1. 21. Your Wounds

    Time doesn’t heal wounds
    to make you forget.

    It doesn’t heal wounds to

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    Very nicely done. I totally agree with you. I've used this same approach in my own life. I think sometime we pay more attention to what we're about to go through instead of how much you've...

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  3. 22. Dance

    • By Paul Hayward
    • Published by Family Friend Poems November 2015 with permission of the Author.

    Open your heart to happiness.
    Let every pore absorb light.
    Swim in the joy of the here and now,
    And cast off the darkness of night.

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    I found this very true. I recently had a big hit, and I was surprised how just sitting and talking with my friend brought me some healing.

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  5. 23. A Voice Behind

    • By Pearlyn
    • Published by Family Friend Poems September 2015 with permission of the Author.

    When into sorrow, my poor soul sinks
    When a sound of despair in my heart rings
    I'm strongly pushed to do my best
    By a voice that says, "There is still hope you dare not rest."

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    It is must-read poem for people who dream and dare to work for its fulfillment. One would experience all kinds of struggles on this path and have to be very strong, enduring all pain,...

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  6. 24. It's Really Up To You

    • By Shelagh Bullman
    • Published by Family Friend Poems December 2012 with permission of the Author.

    One word can start a friendship,
    One kiss a love affair,
    One smile can bring you laughter,
    One hug can show you care,

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  7. 25. From The Heaven Up Above

    • By Mary Wismer
    • Published by Family Friend Poems November 2007 with permission of the Author.

    Why can't we sleep forever
    And live inside our dreams,
    Sheltered from the heartbreak
    That life can sometimes bring.

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  8. 26. I Am Every Woman

    • By Rakhi Nariani
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2017 with permission of the Author.

    A woman is beauty innate,
    A symbol of power and strength.
    She puts her life at stake.
    She's real, she's not fake!

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  9. 27. I Am Not A Victim Of Breast Cancer

    • By Laura Barnes
    • Published by Family Friend Poems August 2013 with permission of the Author.

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    I am not a victim of breast cancer. I am experiencing breast cancer.
    I am not dying. I am living.
    I am not curing. I am healing and restoring.
    I am not fearing. I am loving and trusting.

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    I am a two time cancer survivor. I had a wonderful doctor. The first time I had a lumpectomy and radiation. The second time was five years later and I had a mastectomy with radiation and...

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  10. 28. Live In The Now

    Look not back on yesterday
    or what you have left behind.
    For only today is yours to claim,
    and this moment only is your time.

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    Very easy read. Very good content. Advice I agree with. It can be hard for me to leave yesterday behind, but I can't relive it. So, I access it for what I did well and wrong. I try to learn...

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  11. 29. Trials

    • By Alexis M. Vogler
    • Published by Family Friend Poems July 2016 with permission of the Author.

    Sometimes you may think you're alone,
    And your feelings make you seem like a clone.
    Deep down you are whole,
    Not an empty bowl.

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    Life has never been easy for me. I was born into a broken home, and I suffered a lot of things.

  12. 30. I Will Prevail

    • By Phil Harris
    • Published by Family Friend Poems October 2008 with permission of the Author.

    I have been told that I will never exceed.
    I have been told that I am living in a dream.
    I have been pushed to the side by many of my peers.
    I have heard of the struggles that were present before me.

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    This poem hits me right smack in the heart. I feel it in the depts of my soul. You see, I lost my son, my only child coming up on 9 years. He was only 20 years old. And he was such an old...

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  13. 31. Enjoy Life!

    • By Mae
    • Published by Family Friend Poems February 2016 with permission of the Author.

    Life's too short to be wasted.
    It passes just once, so make the most out of it.
    Live life the way you want it to be.
    Live it to the fullest, feel free!

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    Great poem with a feel good tone to it, good work.

  14. 32. Don't Give Up

    • By Jeff J Breseee
    • Published by Family Friend Poems October 2008 with permission of the Author.

    We wait for what we long for.
    We long for what we need.
    Impatience and anxiety
    Give root to errant deed,

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    At 70, I gave up reading poetry and attempting to write it. At 77, I was diagnosed with cancer and do not really know how long I have left. Instinctively, I turned back to poetry to ease the...

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  15. 33. If You Believe

    When your mind is set
    On a splendid thing you want to do,
    There are some who will shrug,
    Like you don't have a clue.

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  16. 34. Homage To My Hips

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    these hips are big hips
    they need space to
    move around in.
    they don't fit into little

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    Work what you've got and be proud of it. Someone else probably wishes they had what you've got.

  17. 35. Circle Of Life

    • By Carly Nasch
    • Published by Family Friend Poems March 2009 with permission of the Author.

    Life is a carousel, always going forward, never going back.
    Existence is a hard thing to keep when you stop trying.
    To live a life, you must want to live.
    To want to live you must find a way.

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  18. 36. What Matters Most

    • By Louis
    • Published by Family Friend Poems June 2017 with permission of the Author.

    Embrace who you are,
    And love like a fool.
    Try not to judge,
    And never be cruel.

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    I was reflecting today about my desire to feel like a Daddy's girl. Here I am, in my mid-fifties now, and I still want to feel like a cherished daughter. As my own (largely...

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  19. 37. Don't Quit

    • By M. Tarun Prasad
    • Published by Family Friend Poems October 2016 with permission of the Author.

    When times are hard, you might stop for a bit,
    But it's not over until the moment you quit.
    On a river's bridge, failures are the planks;
    Take one step at a time until you reach its banks.

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  20. 38. Chasms And Bridges

    • By Ted L Glines
    • Published by Family Friend Poems December 2008 with permission of the Author.

    Whether dancing the circle
    or sitting in the pews,
    the world is full of wonder
    and knee-jerk news.

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  21. 39. Note To Self

    • By Donna Marie
    • Published by Family Friend Poems January 2018 with permission of the Author.

    Be like the willow that bends,
    shade that it sends,
    peace that it lends.

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    This is an amazing poem - saying so much in very few words. Things don't always go the way we want, and sometimes we have to adapt and do so cheerfully - a very important lesson. It is also...

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  22. 40. Game Of Life

    • By Sarah White
    • Published by Family Friend Poems February 2009 with permission of the Author.

    Roll the dice,
    Play a new game.
    Life for you
    Will never be the same.

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