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. Hourglass

    Time Speeds Up As We Age

    At fifty-something
    I begin to feel the rising panic

    that probably gets worse later

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  3. A Day Away

    Feelings And Perspective

    Some feelings are shallow, some feelings are deep.
    Some makes us smile, some make us weep.

    Some we love, some we don't.

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  4. Leisure

    What is this life if, full of care,
    We have no time to stand and stare

    No time to stand beneath the boughs,

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  6. How Do You Measure Success In This Life?

    Living A Meaningful 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. All About Love

    • By Sharon K. Hunter
    • Published: December 21, 2019
    The Most Precious Thing In Life

    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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  8. Everyone Is Searching

    • By Danielle L. Somack
    • Published: December 6, 2019
    Poem About Searching For Happiness

    Everyone is searching
    for the missing piece in life.
    The key to unlock the door
    and steal back all lost time.

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  10. We Can All Shine

    Coexisting Peacefully

    We can all live and just be
    Who we are meant to be in life.
    Allowing love to set us free,
    Rather than giving into strife.

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  11. Memory Album

    Precious Memories

    ​Memories are life's special moments
    Borrowed from the passing of time.
    Ghosts and shadows from bygone days,
    Etched and stored inside our mind.

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  12. Reflections

    • By Alora Knight
    • Published: October 17, 2019
    The Importance Of Memories

    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. The Legacy Of My Words

    The Power Of Our Words

    My words are like my heart beat.
    They tell the world that I'm alive.
    They recite the tale of who I am
    And of all I have survived.

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