I'M STILL HERE
My looks are nothing special,
My face reveals my age,
Life Lesson Poems
Poems about Life Lessons
It has been said that life is the most patient teacher. You will be presented with the same experience over and over until you learn the best way to deal with the situation. This is not because life is cruel. Rather, it is because things have a way of coming back to haunt us when we don't deal with them. One form of intelligence is the ability to learn from mistakes. When you are presented with a painful experience, take the time to think about how you can avoid it in the future. This is an example of a lesson learned.
Poems about Lessons Learned from Mistakes
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Dealing With Growing Old
I'M STILL HEREFeatured Shared Story
Pat's poems are so unique yet universal, written from the heart and able to capture the feelings of those who read them. I have been through a long period of caring for a relative. During...
The tree that never had to fight
For sun and sky and air and light,
But stood out in the open plain
And always got its share of rain,Featured Shared Story
This is a poem that addresses the law of nature. No one can go against it. The poet has used metaphorical language to depict the similarities between man and other creations of nature. Nature...
Living In The Present Moment
Live in the moment,
Just take it all in.
Pay attention to everything,
Right there and right then.Featured Shared Story
That was touching. It really said my whole life. I'm too busy with everything and I'm memorizing this to my heart. I'm busy with school. I take too much time thinking about tomorrow than...
Poem About Letting Go Of The Past
The past is the past for a reason.
That is where it is supposed to stay,
But some cannot let it go.
In their heads it eats awayFeatured Shared Story
I really enjoyed this poem. It's so very true. We all have certain regrets or circumstances in life we would give anything to change if we could. Sometimes that is just not possible, and even...
Importance Of Staying Connected With Family And Friends
One night I saw a snowflake fall.
Past memories it did recall.
And as the snow fell to the ground,Featured Shared Story
Superb, poetry as its best.
We should count our blessings one by one,
Every night and day, lest they be gone.
Friends and family, hold onto them tight,
For they may disappear in a...
The Power Of Forgiveness
Some people view forgiveness,
As a virtue for the weak.
An act of Mercy undeserved,
That serves no useful need.Featured Shared Story
I was touched by the poem because it related to me. I was bullied by some kids in 5th grade. It got to the point where I couldn't handle the stress, so I told my parents and my teacher. The...
Poem With Words Of Advice
If you must go, then go for a while
Remember that first step is a hard traveled mile.
To learn what lessons life has in store,Featured Shared Story
I, too, was motivated by your poem. Like Arimoon, I also allow my past to hold me back. I am so hard on myself for my past mistakes, regret, bad decisions, etc... but with each new day that...
How Quicky Time And Life Pass By
Life's brevity, so bittersweet,
depends upon just one heartbeat.
Brief as dusk and swift as dawn,Featured Shared Story
Very nice. So very true. When it's said that we are given a certain number of days, what can be said when someone dies, say at age 59.5, but then is resuscitated and is now 64? Oh, no doubt...
Cycle Of Life Poem
When I am born, you are here
In your eye, I see a tear
Time flies and already I'm two
"Look, Daddy, I can tie my shoe!"Featured Shared Story
I am so sorry for your loss. I know how you feel. I lost my dad when I was 8. I understand how it feels. I am 17, and I am coping with it still.
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