Poems about Life Struggles

Poetry About Overcoming Life's Challenges

Life is full of challenges. Economic difficulties, serious illnesses, family problems, and political unrest plague people on a daily basis. How a person faces each challenge that comes their way however, says much about their character, who they are on the inside. Some people draw strength and inspiration from the experiences of others. Many famous poets from both the past and present have helped and inspired people to face and overcome life's many challenges through the words of their poems. Such poems help people to see they are not alone in their struggles and that it is possible to overcome their problems.

Inspirational Poems About Living Life to the Fullest

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  1. On Adversity

    Poem About Facing Life's Challenges Courageously

    Adversity brings out the best in you
    It often helps to find something new -

    A hidden talent or clears a doubt

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  3. You Could Have Given Up

    You could have given up,
    but you kept on going.
    You could have seen obstacles,
    but you called them adventures.

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    Another good one! I enjoyed it very much. And I think most of us can relate; I know I can. Thanks for sharing.

  4. A New Beginning

    sometimes I wonder
    why life feels
    so uphill most of the time.
    but maybe

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  6. The Strength In You

    There is
    a strength in you
    you haven’t even
    begun to find.

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  7. You're Not Alone In This

    You’re not alone in this; you know that, right?
    There are others like you.
    Hiding. Running. Wishing
    for a desire they keep hidden

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  8. I Hope You Find Peace

    I hope you find peace in your battles
    I hope you find light within the darkness
    I hope you find comfort in your storm
    I hope you find your smile within the tears

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  10. Stronger

    She never let life
    or the weight that
    came along with it
    weigh her down, it

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    I think that is what living is all about. We live, we learn, we make changes, and we live on; hopefully, stronger.

  11. Sometimes

    Fighting Past Depression And Anxiety

    Sometimes I can't find the words
    That fill my messy head.
    Can't find the effort to smile
    Or get out of my silly old bed.

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  12. I Am Trying

    • By Shawna
    • Published: March 19, 2020
    Finding Your Life's Purpose Can Be Difficult

    I know there's something great in me,
    Something I struggle to find.
    The days and months keep passing
    As I lie here, stuck in my own mind.

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    The future of tomorrow seems so far away. Sadness filled my heart the day you walk away. I remember the little games we played with the memories that I have from yesterday. The future of...

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  13. I'm My Own Best Friend

    Don't Let Others Define You

    I'm good enough;
    I don't care what you say.
    I'm proud of what
    I accomplished today.

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    Wow! I absolutely, 100%, love this! I think this would be a good lesson for everyone to learn. People shouldn't just rely on others to compliment them, and just because somebody thinks...

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