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  1. 21. A Poem About Time

    Time is slow, time is fast.
    It never stops, but it always lasts.
    It's time for bed, it's time for school.
    To waste your time is to be a fool.

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    Sisters made a great impact on my life. In 1949, at age six, I was brought to St Clara's Orphanage because neighbors found me alone in an empty house. It just so happened that I was born with...

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  3. 22. Love And Hate

    • By Debra D. Hines
    • Published by Family Friend Poems August 2019 with permission of the Author.

    If Love is a dream,
    then I shall always dream.
    If Love is an earthquake,
    then let it shake me.

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    The conflict between love and hate is beautifully brought out. It is said that love and hate are like the two sides of a coin which remain so close to each other. This reminds me of the poems...

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  5. 23. Barter

    Famous Poem

    Life has loveliness to sell,
    All beautiful and splendid things,
    Blue waves whitened on a cliff,
    Soaring fire that sways and sings,

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    How wonderful to stop, really see, and appreciate what nature gives us. I too love the crashing waves, the dancing flames and beautiful smells around us, we need to be mindful of every moment...

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  6. 24. How Do You Measure Success In This Life?

    How do you measure success in this life?
    And who should decide if you fail?
    Do life's sweet temptations guide you along?
    Or in the end does your conscience prevail?

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  7. 25. Holidays

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    The holiest of all holidays are those
    Kept by ourselves in silence and apart;
    The secret anniversaries of the heart,
    When the full river of feeling overflows;--

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  8. 26. Life Is Worth A Try

    • By E. Rob Turner
    • Published by Family Friend Poems September 2016 with permission of the Author.

    Along this huge labyrinth
    That we call life,
    You will face great trials,
    Adversity, and strife.

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  9. 27. Blessed

    • By John P. Read
    • Published by Family Friend Poems June 16, 2023 with permission of the Author.

    I've never wished for fortunes,
    I've always prayed for better things.
    I'm happy and contented,
    Never wanting to live like a king.

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  10. 28. A Simple Plan

    • By Irwin Mercer
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2017 with permission of the Author.

    Simple Sam was a simple man.
    He lived each day by a simple plan.
    Enjoy your life and live while you can.
    Make each day count and take a stand.

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  11. 29. Choose How You Spend Your Time

    • By Blake Auden
    • Published by Family Friend Poems August 2020 with permission of the Author.

    You cannot
    slow the setting
    of the sun.
    You can only choose

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  12. 30. Reflections

    • By Alora Knight
    • Published by Family Friend Poems October 2019 with permission of the Author.

    There are moments in our life we'll always treasure.
    Tiny fragments from our past, remembered pleasure.
    Maybe it will be a song somebody sings,
    Or the fragrance of a rose, a memory brings.

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    A man cannot live without reflection. It gives us oxygen. The past always lies in our heart. Its recollection may make us pleased or sad. Thank you, Alora Knight.

  13. 31. All About Love

    • By Sharon K. Hunter
    • Published by Family Friend Poems December 2019 with permission of the Author.

    I love the flowers that bloom in spring,
    for all the joy and love they bring.

    I love the sun that warms the sky

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  14. 32. Nostalgia

    • By Meghan L Wong
    • Published by Family Friend Poems April 2018 with permission of the Author.

    Together we wrote our stories.
    Together we sang our songs.
    But now it's all gone.

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    For some, childhood may be joyful, filled with pleasant memories. For others, it may be unpleasant. Even among those unpleasant memories, one might find at least a few pleasant memories which...

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  15. 33. Simple, It's Just Life

    • By JC CR
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2018 with permission of the Author.

    We've all been through thick.
    We've all been through thin.
    We've all been to the light
    And back to the dark again.

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  16. 34. Waiting For Truth

    • By Lilli Janzen
    • Published by Family Friend Poems August 2016 with permission of the Author.

    Wait, you say, but I want to know.
    Wait, you say, but it's just so slow.
    Do I need to live with the questions
    Or simply wait for your confession?

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  17. 35. Written Pages

    • By Melissa Couch
    • Published by Family Friend Poems July 2016 with permission of the Author.

    Your story is written day by day.
    It is written with things that you do and say.

    Daily you start with a page that is blank.

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    I like poems written in simple words so that even a layman can understand. This is one such. It is nice.

  18. 36. Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover

    • By Leah Williams
    • Published by Family Friend Poems November 2016 with permission of the Author.

    Do not judge me
    From the outside,
    Because all you will see
    Is my stupid pride.

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    You are a very talented writer. We can only imagine what amazing company you would be. So intelligent, interesting, and much deeper than most. Amazing work! Keep writing and never forget how...

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  19. 37. A Place To Be

    Ever gotten there?
    To that place where
    You have nothing to prove
    and can just be.

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  20. 38. In The Blink Of An Eye

    • By Ophelia E. Shakespeare
    • Published by Family Friend Poems June 21, 2023 with permission of the Author.

    Fleeting eternity
    surrounds the mountaintop,
    nestled in a lush green valley
    time forgot.

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  21. 39. Seeing Ourselves Clearly

    • By Lauren Bowman
    • Published by Family Friend Poems November 2020 with permission of the Author.

    It’s difficult to take in the entirety of something
    when you are standing inside of it.
    Valleys are best seen from peaks.
    Mountains from their bases.

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    One should always keep an open mind when viewing the world around them, and what you say in your beautiful poem is so true, and other people often can see our inner beauty before we do. That...

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  22. 40. Only If....

    I'd be happy, only if...
    Our often deceptive belief -

    If I were a superstar,

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