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. 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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  3. Love And Hate

    • By Debra D. Hines
    • Published: August 3, 2019

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

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  4. A Moment In Time

    A Million Things Happening At Once

    I watched the sun set.
    I watched how,
    just above the horizon,
    the spectrum dimly asked for my attention.

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  6. It's Fine Today

    Sure, this world is full of trouble
    I ain't said it ain't.
    Lord, I've had enough and double
    Reason for complaint;

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  7. Life

    Life's A Fleeting Moment

    Your springtime has gone.
    Your summers have passed.
    Autumn's now waving goodbye.

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  8. Remember Humanity

    • By Joy Young
    • Published: April 28, 2019
    Relationship Acrostic Poem

    "I"n this moment, my heart is open.
    "N"ever before have I felt such powerful emotion.
    It is "N"ow that I realize the true meaning of living.
    It is for being loved, loving, "A"nd also forgiving.

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  10. Poets

    • By Hannah R. Joseph
    • Published: April 27, 2019
    Words Can Change A Life Acrostic Poem

    Profound are they whose words hurt
    Or heal and make us whole.
    Ever lyrically stripping us bare
    To reveal our deepest thoughts.

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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