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. My Creed

    To live as gently as I can;
    To be, no matter where, a man;
    To take what comes of good or ill
    And cling to faith and honor still;

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  3. Give Me That Peace

    I don’t need to be the sun;
    the center of it all.
    Always present.
    Always burning.

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  4. Time Is

    Time is
    Too Slow for those who Wait,
    Too Swift for those who Fear,
    Too Long for those who Grieve,

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  6. Vision

    I came to the mountains for beauty
    And I find here the toiling folk,
    On sparse little farms in the valleys,
    Wearing their days like a yoke.

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  7. There Will Be Days

    There will be days
    when your heart will break.
    And there will be days when
    your heart will soar.

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    Inspiring. Truthful and well-written. I like it. Good read.

  8. The Hero Of Your Life

    You are the only one
    who can save you
    no one else can
    do it for you

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  10. The Little Things Mean More Than Anything

    It’s the little things
    isn’t it
    that mean more than anything
    and the simple pleasures

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  11. My Journey

    Purpose Of The Journey Of Life

    I am a lost traveler like a million others
    Having no destination and no direction
    With rocky road and no companion
    And still I wander and wonder

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  12. It's About The Journey

    How about sad but hopeful.
    Lonely but looking inward.
    Resting but planning your next step.

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  13. It's The Simple Things

    It’s the simple things
    that bring me joy
    it’s being with you
    that fills my soul

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