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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. If You Must Go

    Poem With Words Of Advice

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    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,

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    Your poem has really moved me. You see, I allow my past to hold me back. I don't know why, but I do, and I can't seem to stop myself. But then I read your poem, and it gave me that piece of...

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  4. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  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. Each Moment Is Precious

    Living In The Present Moment

    Live in the moment,
    Just take it all in.
    Pay attention to everything,
    Right there and right then.

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    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...

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  11. What Makes You Better Than Me?

    Teased At School Poem

    Who are you to think of me the way you do?
    Who gave you the right to rant about me?
    Tell me who deemed you the man or the judge?
    Why do you hold in so much jealousy?

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    I was touched. No, I was delighted. The poem hit home immediately. I was ridiculed as a child and it made me believe what others said. But over those harsh years, I have learned that life is...

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  12. Don't Neglect Your Love

    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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  13. Perceptions

    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.

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    I really like this well thought out poem. So true. It takes time to get to know a person. Many people are in and out of our lives or we just get to know someone at the surface level and it is...

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