Meaningful Poems

Meaning of Life Poems

It is the thesis of the great psychoanalyst Viktor Frankl that man can endure any hardship as long as he can find meaning in the experience. Incidentally, as a survivor of Nazi Concentration Camps he was in a position to know. Thankfully, most of us are not tested in such extreme conditions. However, the principle is the same. Human beings cannot live without meaning. Depression is the natural outcome of living a life that is bereft of purpose.

Deep Poems about Life

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  1. Our Soul

    Soul Acrostic Poem

    S is the Spark that give us our glow.
    O is for Original, each and every one we know.
    U is for Unique; we never cease to amaze,
    L is the gift of Love to share for always.

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  3. Only Time Will Remain

    It's unbranded and unclaimed,
    Elusive and in vain.
    It ebbs and it flows,
    Wishing away as it goes.

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    Crystal, really enjoyed the thoughtfulness of this poem. Gave me much to consider about time. Great job! Brought to mind a silly thought I once had: "Can the hands of a clock grasp the...

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  4. In The Garden Of Your Heart

    The Importance Of Thinking Positively

    What seeds have you been planting
    In the garden of your heart?
    What will be forthcoming
    When the germination starts?

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    I am suffering due to a deformity in my feet which I got in my teenage years. But I never gave up anything in life. I continued my studies and secured a good position in society. I got...

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  6. Do Better Dare

    A Reminder On Keeping Virtues

    It's not so easy....

    Anyone can spot others' flaws.
    It's easy, like a blink of the eyes.

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  7. Simple, It's Just Life

    Everything Will Be Okay

    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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  8. Nostalgia

    • By Meghan Wong
    • Published: April 2018
    Learning To Let Go

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

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  10. My Credo Of Life

    Living Life To Its Fullest

    Let me live within the moment.
    Let me feel all that I can.
    Let me cherish life for all it's worth,
    With everything I am.

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    Hi Pat! I love this poem and others that you have submitted. You seem to write about life, and I do the same. I like to write from the heart and so do you. They make you stop and think how...

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  11. A Fleeting Image

    The Fleeting Nature Of Life

    So fleeting is this thing called life, we journey toward its end,
    experiencing pieces of a puzzle we don't truly comprehend.

    The hues of our emotion paint a picture of our past,

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    Wonderful. The colors represent the emotions, indeed.

  12. Not Born To Die!

    • By SAPNA
    • Published: March 2018
    Having The Courage To Take A Risk

    Spread your wings and flap to fly.
    The sky is there for you to try.
    You say the winds are harsh, too,
    But they are always there for you.

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    I am feelings very lonely in this huge world. No tiny space for my emotions here. I am shrinking day by day. I pray to God every second to take me away from this painful world.

  13. What Life Should Be

    Finding Life's Meaning

    To learn while still a child
    What this life is meant to be.
    To know it goes beyond myself,
    It's so much more than me.

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    Today I read this poem, and it really touched my heart. It's the way I've tried to live my life. I sincerely hope that others take guidance from these words. I am at the "older end of life."...

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