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  1. 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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    this poem touched me but not in the way most people would think.
    when they said "When speaking to a man on his dying bed,
    none of these answers are what he said."
    when I heard that it...

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  3. 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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  4. Regret

    • By Brooke Hoffer
    • Published: November 2008

    How do you go on knowing that you failed
    and all your friends suddenly disappeared and bailed
    Can you see the shame on everyone's face
    and your parents look at you like your the biggest disgrace...

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    I was asked to move after living 15 years in a house my mother owned. At first I was devastated but as time went on and we found a fixer upper I began to enjoy the idea of not being under my...

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  6. Make It Count

    Poem About Living In The Moment

    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.

  7. 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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  8. A Poison Tree

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    I was angry with my friend:
    I told my wrath, my wrath did end.
    I was angry with my foe:
    I told it not, my wrath did grow.

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  10. Advice To A Son

    Never trust a white man,
    Never kill a Jew,
    Never sign a contract,
    Never rent a pew.

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  11. Life

    Love Will Help Overcome

    You never know what you got
    'Till someone takes it all away
    It always seemed so close
    But now I know it's so far away...

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    This poem is so true for sooo many people. one of those people is me. I have been teased and humiliated ever since I was a mere toddler. I have learned to deal with it, but deep inside I am a...

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  12. 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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  13. Don't Neglect Your Love

    • By Darren A. Mccallum
    • Published: October 13, 2018
    Cherish The Love You Have

    Love is like a bicycle
    Left out in the storm
    If it's not protected
    Rust begins to form

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