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  1. Wisdom's Woods

    Learn From Everything That Happens

    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!

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  3. Good Timber

    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,

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  4. Lessons

    • By Jeremiah E. Fanjul
    • Published: January 2017
    Everyone Has Lessons To Learn

    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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  6. 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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  7. Truth

    Poem About Forgiving Yourself

    There comes a time in all our lives
    when truth will set us free,
    so live each day as though you know
    your last it may well be.

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    I just love this poem it is so true and yes it has touched me!

  8. We Are All Human

    Trying To Understand Each Other

    I've lived quite a while and learned quite a bit
    About life and this world where we live.
    I've found that it's filled with both good and the bad.
    Some who take, while some others will give.

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. For Alexis From Your Mama

    Live Life Like It Is My Very Last

    Picture

    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.

  13. Greed

    Poem About Greed And Money

    When we were born with no possession.
    The love received was our concession.
    No worries, no fears, no troubles, no fuss.
    In mother's arms we put our trust.

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    Wow, this poem reminds me of one of my uncles who was all about his accomplishments. He chased after money till he couldn't. Lying on his hospital bed breathing his last, he realized life...

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