Poems about Life Struggles - Page 2

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  1. Purpose

    Finding Purpose In Life

    Don't be nervous when finding your purpose.
    To simply be alive is just scratching the surface.

    As life goes on, you will find out the truth.

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  3. Carefree

    • By Nordica D Lindgren
    • Published: October 2009

    Picture

    Young, carefree, innocent,
    You sing, laugh and dance,
    Taking in all Gods' glory
    At every single chance.

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  4. Through It All

    • By Destinee Snuffer
    • Published: January 2011

    Friends come and go
    Life flies by right before your eyes.
    You lose ones you love
    Yet through it all you still love your life.

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    I am currently going through a lot. I was touched by this poem. Friends do come and go. I have had problems all my life. They got worse in 2012-2014. I am 35. I have support people now, so I...

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  6. My Life

    • By Taylor Beckham
    • Published: June 2015
    Poem About Growing Up Too Fast

    All of my life
    I was living in a lie.
    It seems that my childhood
    has flown right by.

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    As a child, I grew up without a father, so I know how it feels to be left alone most night because mum had work. When I cried there was no shoulder to cry on. I miss my dad dearly, but I'm...

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  7. Choices

    Trying To Move On

    I see people laughing and joking all around,
    but on my face there is no smile; instead there is a frown.

    I never laugh anymore; instead I cry,

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    I can't bring you back, I wish I could. The moment you took your last breath I went with you. I look in the mirror, I no longer recognize who I see. I am not longer me without you. My son,...

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  8. Memories

    • By Jane Kim
    • Published: November 2015
    Poem About An Album Of Memories

    Memories in my life fade away
    As I replace them with others.
    They are forgotten and stored away.
    Although the memories are pushed to the side,

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  10. The Mask

    Different Faces To Hide True Feelings

    I look in the mirror at the beginning of each day,
    and ask myself what mask should I place on my face today.

    No not the sad one it's too revealing,

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    Every day everyone wears different masks to cover up their sadness. They put on masks of happiness, and you don’t know what’s in their mind. They cover up everything like their heartbreak....

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  11. The Strings

    • By Hanima Nawaz
    • Published: September 2015
    Poem About The Confusion Of Chasing Or Sacrificing Dreams

    The knot is strong,
    The strings are tight.
    It won't break loose,
    No matter how much I fight.

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    I was really touched by the poem mam. My good friend's father also died 2 months ago, and I am really trying to do whatever I can. Giving them time, my love and support. But I don't know...

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  12. Still Here

    I been scarred and battered.
    My hopes the wind done scattered.
    Snow has friz me,
    Sun has baked me,

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    This poem was in a textbook of mine from the sixth grade. As a child, it resonated with me. It inspired me to write poetry. As a child, educated by white folk, I had no idea who Langston...

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  13. Lights

    Poem About A Request For Guidance

    Light up the way for me.
    I'm scared of the dark.
    Illuminate the blackest road
    With the brightest spark.

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    This is the truth! I have had my share of life struggles, but my faith has allowed me to overcome my trials. Throughout your battles and rough roads, you have to believe that the light will...

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