Life Lesson Poems - Page 4

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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. 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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  4. The Irreplaceable

    Not Wasting Time In Life

    If you foolishly spend your money,
    you can always earn some more.

    If you happen to melt your sundae,

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  6. My Gift To My Great Grandmother

    • By Serbrina R. Walker
    • Published: November 2007

    We sometimes complain that times are rough.
    Money is tight and the going is tough.
    The problem of life seems to conspire
    To shake you, break you, and drag you through mire...

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  7. 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.

  8. Forgiveness Is Divine

    The Power Of Forgiveness

    Some people view forgiveness,
    As a virtue for the weak.
    An act of Mercy undeserved,
    That serves no useful need.

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    I was touched by the poem because it related to me. I was bullied by some kids in 5th grade. It got to the point where I couldn't handle the stress, so I told my parents and my teacher. The...

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  10. Lester

    Lester was given a magic wish
    By the goblin who lives in the banyan tree,
    And with his wish he wished for two more wishes-
    So now instead of just one wish, he cleverly had three.

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Disabled One

    Chrissy grew up hard
    she could not hear
    uncertain and lonely
    other kids would jeer....

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    This is a piece that ended happily thereafter for Chrissie & worse thereof for Robert-the truly disabled. I love the Disabled One, it really shows that after rain comes shine to those who...

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