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.
Life Lesson Poems
Poems about Life Lessons
It has been said that life is the most patient teacher. You will be presented with the same experience over and over until you learn the best way to deal with the situation. This is not because life is cruel. Rather, it is because things have a way of coming back to haunt us when we don't deal with them. One form of intelligence is the ability to learn from mistakes. When you are presented with a painful experience, take the time to think about how you can avoid it in the future. This is an example of a lesson learned.
Poems about Lessons Learned from Mistakes
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I Am Unique
I come with no wrapping or pretty pink bows.Featured Shared Story
I love this poem! People are always trying to fit in and be normal. I've always disregarded being "normal." What's the point? Why would I be someone I am not? I am perfectly happy the way I...
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,Featured Shared Story
Poetry is a passionate way of expressing our innermost thoughts, emotions, spirit, and love, amongst other things. As I read this poem, I thought of a very humble gentleman who lost his...
Poem About Letting Go Of The Past
The past is the past for a reason.
That is where it is supposed to stay,
But some cannot let it go.
In their heads it eats awayFeatured Shared Story
I really enjoyed this poem. It's so very true. We all have certain regrets or circumstances in life we would give anything to change if we could. Sometimes that is just not possible, and even...
Living In The Present Moment
Live in the moment,
Just take it all in.
Pay attention to everything,
Right there and right then.Featured Shared Story
That was touching. It really said my whole life. I'm too busy with everything and I'm memorizing this to my heart. I'm busy with school. I take too much time thinking about tomorrow than...
Dealing With Growing Old
I'M STILL HERE
My looks are nothing special,
My face reveals my age,Featured Shared Story
This poem really hit home with me. I will be 60 on my next birthday and it seems like years fly by like days. I too look in the mirror and wonder where all the lines and wrinkles have came...
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.Featured Shared Story
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.
Importance Of Staying Connected With Family And Friends
One night I saw a snowflake fall.
Past memories it did recall.
And as the snow fell to the ground,Featured Shared Story
Superb, poetry as its best.
We should count our blessings one by one,
Every night and day, lest they be gone.
Friends and family, hold onto them tight,
For they may disappear in a...
The Power Of Forgiveness
Some people view forgiveness
As a virtue for the weak.
An act of mercy undeserved,
That serves no useful need.Featured Shared Story
I was so pleased to wake this morning and find one of your poems. Everything you write comes from your heart. I have commented to you before of how I enjoy your poems and I feel...
Poem With Words Of Advice
If you must go, then go for a while
Remember that first step is a hard traveled mile.
To learn what lessons life has in store,Featured Shared Story
I, too, was motivated by your poem. Like Arimoon, I also allow my past to hold me back. I am so hard on myself for my past mistakes, regret, bad decisions, etc... but with each new day that...
Jumping To Conclusions About People
First impressions can be strong
About those we see around.
Yet how often are they wrong?
That is the truth I've found.Featured Shared Story
What a wonderful piece of writing. I love it! I agree with it. In my early 20's I worked in a convenience store, and I had a game I played where I would judge whether the customer would be...
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