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  1. 41. The Middle

    • By Doug W Benson
    • Published by Family Friend Poems March 23, 2024 with permission of the Author.

    When choices present throughout the whole day
    Enticing you to go this or that way
    With convincing arguments that both sides portray;
    I find answers are oft in the middle.

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  3. 42. Life Will Bloom When It Is Ready

    • By Vic Lejon
    • Published by Family Friend Poems March 2021 with permission of the Author.

    I keep pulling
    on my roots
    urging them to grow
    impatient for the bloom

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  5. 43. Teach Them Well

    You are not defined
    by the way other people
    see you
    treat you

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  6. 44. Time Keeps Marching On

    Time passes all so quickly,
    Moments melting into years.
    It's true, time waits for no one,
    And the end is always near.

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    Another lovely poem, Patricia - keep them coming. Very best wishes, Ann

  7. 45. The Jealous Heart

    • By Belinda Stotler
    • Published by Family Friend Poems June 21, 2022 with permission of the Author.

    Jealousy is such an ugly beast,
    Consuming in a ruthless feast,
    Every thought of rational notions
    Or capacity for gentler emotions,

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  8. 46. These Stories We Wear

    • By Sabina Laura
    • Published by Family Friend Poems October 2021 with permission of the Author.

    these stories we wear –

    scars,
    stretchmarks,

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  9. 47. Fighting For Their Affection

    • By Lauren Bowman
    • Published by Family Friend Poems December 2020 with permission of the Author.

    If they make you
    work for their attention
    fight for their affection
    beg for their love

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    A sad truth that takes many of us far too long to realize. Just because we want something or even think we deserve it, doesn't mean we will get it or even need it.

  10. 48. Make It Count

    That friend,
    Would you two have had more fun
    If you knew how long he'd be gone?

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    This is an amazing poem that is so true. Keep it up. There are so many things people don't notice normally.

  11. 49. Wisdom's Woods

    • By Aaron Stone
    • Published by Family Friend Poems October 2017 with permission of the Author.

    For every time I've failed,
    For every time I've screwed up,
    For every time I've said, "I'm Sorry,"
    And for every time I've not.

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    I love this poem! It speaks about how to get through the difficulties of facing failure. I really like it!

  12. 50. Possibilities

    We never know if we're right
    If we're not willing to be wrong.
    We never know how far we'd go
    If we never fight hard and long.

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    A wonderful poem and so true...
    If we live in wait and hesitate, who knows what a future we would make. Life can change in an instant. Nothing is for sure. We should if we could take any...

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  13. 51. Just Let It Go

    • By Durwin Davis
    • Published by Family Friend Poems November 2011 with permission of the Author.

    In time,
    Things come,
    Things go

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    I have a close friend. I don't know what really happened between us. We were so open, we did not have secrets hidden between us. And all of a sudden she fell in love with a boy in our class...

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  14. 52. The Time Of My Life

    • By Alora M. Knight
    • Published by Family Friend Poems August 2018 with permission of the Author.

    I realize I've reached the time
    When it's very plain to see
    That I now must be selective
    In what my preferences will be.

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  15. 53. Never Say That Word

    It is a small word
    with a big bite,
    the worst ever heard;
    it is just not polite.

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  16. 54. Pebbles

    • By Derek T
    • Published by Family Friend Poems April 2015 with permission of the Author.

    Time has grown frantic
    Moves by us so swiftly
    Too often overwhelmed
    Losing sight of life's gift

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  17. 55. Ticket For Life

    • By Wanda Oleson
    • Published by Family Friend Poems November 2006 with permission of the Author.

    Bandage scraped knees. Kiss away fears.
    Watch their heartbreak and dry their tears.
    Teach them to know what's right and what's wrong.
    Show them how to be gentle and when to be strong.

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    Perfect advise set out in a simple way, to the parents of our new grandchild

  18. 56. The Wisdom Of Children

    • By Annabel Sheila
    • Published by Family Friend Poems August 2008 with permission of the Author.

    Wonder what it's like to be scared every day,
    Knowing war and destruction are on the way?
    Not able to run and play in the park,
    Never camp out in the yard after dark.

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  19. 57. As Time Passes

    • By Jenni-fiere M. Bivens
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2006 with permission of the Author.

    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.

  20. 58. Lessons

    • By Jeremiah E. Fanjul
    • Published by Family Friend Poems January 2017 with permission of the Author.

    There's beauty in struggle,
    There's feeling in pain.
    For every painstaking mistake,
    There are lessons you can name.

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    Well, my goodness!! You job and/or your girlfriend are not worth you!! Just remember that! You can find a new job; start looking, and you will find another girl. There is sometimes pain in...

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  21. 59. In Progress

    Striving daily for progress,
    Learning a paradox too --
    That it's not always forward movement;
    Sometimes, the reverse will do.

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  22. 60. The Best Day Of My Life

    The best day of my life,
    When will it be?
    When I score top grades,
    Or get a meal free?

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