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  1. Life Will Bloom When It Is Ready

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

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  3. You Don't Have To Be A Doormat

    Respecting Yourself

    When I was young and insecure,
    And desperate to be liked.
    I tended to withdraw in pain
    And flee instead of fight.

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  4. Never Say That Word

    Don't Use The Word Hate

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

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  6. Be Proud Of Who You Are

    I Am Unique

    I come with no wrapping or pretty pink bows.
    I am who I am, from my head to my toes.
    I tend to get loud when speaking my mind.
    Even a little crazy some of the time.

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  7. The Time Of My Life

    Making The Most Out Of What Time Is Left

    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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  8. The Curse Of Social Media

    Dangers Of Social Media

    I'll post all those pictures of me having fun,
    Wearing my happiest grin.
    Add a few comments to enhance the effect,
    And impress all my great Facebook friends.

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  10. Pebbles

    • By Derek T
    • Published: April 2015
    Poem About Appreciating Simple Things In Life

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

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  11. The Wisdom Of Children

    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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  12. Possibilities

    Motivation About Making Attempts

    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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  13. Forgiveness

    • By Mary Masillo
    • Published: January 2008

    I know forgiveness is good for my soul and my health.
    A smile on my face is definitely my personal wealth.
    I've lived too long holding a grudge
    And found out if I wanted it to end I had to budge,

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