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  1. Lessons For Living

    Teaching Our Children

    I see you looking at your children,
    Wondering what their lives will be.
    If you verify some answers
    Then their future you might see.

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    I loved this poem. The list of things that should be given to our children to have an amazing journey through this life, it's all here! This poem contains so much wisdom! Beautifully written....

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  3. Take Time To Know Me

    Poem About Being Misjudged By People

    Take time to know me, and you will see
    That I am nothing like what you have heard spoken of me.
    Give me a chance, and I will prove to you
    That although I am not perfect, I have a heart that is pure and true.

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  4. Keep On Smiling

    • By Alexandra Skiathitis
    • Published: February 2008

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    If at times you feel you want to cry
    And life seems such a trial,
    Above the clouds there's a bright blue sky,
    So make your tears a smile.

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    So I moved and I really wanted good friends. I had this one friend who was always happy and could light up a room by walking in. He was always smiling and this poem reminded me of him. Thank you.

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  6. Brevity

    How Quicky Time And Life Pass By

    Life's brevity, so bittersweet,
    depends upon just one heartbeat.

    Brief as dusk and swift as dawn,

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    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...

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  7. As Time Passes

    • By Jenni-fiere M. Bivens
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem On Time Going By So Fast

    As the seconds pass,
    We look back
    At what our lives have held.

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    The poem really hit home with me. I decided to use this for a compare and contrast essay for my literature class.

  8. True Joy

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    I'll be happy once I've done this certain thing.
    We all say this often, not realizing what it brings.
    We look only to the future for our happiness,
    Letting life slip through our fingers in its fullness.

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    Well thought out expression of a very deep yet communal event given voice in an authentic poetry format. Deeply set me thinking about my father's recent death. It's an experience that bind...

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  10. Temperance

    Poem About Having Composure

    Get annoyed with someone
    And explode in fury
    But later after calming down
    You'd look back

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  11. For Alexis From Your Mama

    Live Life Like It Is My Very Last

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    Sitting on the steps, looking across the lake,
    Wondering why life, at times, can seem great.
    But in that second, it took me to just think,
    My life could change, faster than a blink.

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    I like the poem because it gives me the passion
    in everything I do, even if you don't accomplish your goals right away.

  12. Love After Love

    The time will come
    when, with elation,
    you will greet yourself arriving
    at your own door, in your own mirror,

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  13. Secrets Under Trees

    Focusing On The Good

    Tiny little secrets
    Get buried in the dirt,
    And if they were dug up,
    Someone would probably get hurt,

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    I don’t know if that’s true, because sometimes it's better to hide the hurtful secrets because the world these days will probably laugh at you then do nothing for a few days then decide...

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