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  1. Life Is But A Performance

    • By Kimonako
    • Published: February 2014
    Poem About The Routine Of Life

    Picture

    An actor up above on a stage,
    Reciting lines from a script that he has memorized 100 times over.
    He goes along with the show,
    Executing his parts perfectly,

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    They say life is like a mirror, when it is broken we can't go back and arrange it into pieces.

    But I say that life is not a mirror. Because when we are ill and broken we can go back to God...

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  3. The Invitation

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    It doesn't interest me
    what you do for a living.
    I want to know
    what you ache for

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    I love this more than words. I think of these words often, especially in times that I feel as though I haven't done much through the years, and I'm sweetly reminded that I HAVE done so much!...

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  4. Remember Me

    Poem Encouraging Others To Make The Most Of Each Day

    If I were to leave this world today, I'd want to be remembered, it's true,
    for going that extra mile just to show my love for you.
    I'd want for you to be proud of me and know I always tried.
    When you hurt, I did, too; your tears I also cried.

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    Beautiful poem. It inspires me a lot with Einstein's words, "Try not to be a success but of value." It goes into my inner core and resonates a deep feeling in me, to live a purposeful life....

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  6. Awake Or Asleep

    • By Neha
    • Published: December 2011

    Everyday I think of something beautiful and deep,
    Before I go to sleep.
    It brings a smile
    And gives the strength to go another mile....

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  7. Holidays

    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. Barter

    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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  10. Though All The Fates

    Though all the fates should prove unkind,
    Leave not your native land behind.
    The ship, becalmed, at length stands still;
    The steed must rest beneath the hill;

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  11. Fire And Ice

    Some say the world will end in fire,
    Some say in ice.
    From what I've tasted of desire
    I hold with those who favor fire.

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    Robert Frost is a poet of great repute. It is not within our jurisdiction to comment on such a literary giant. However, in view of your invitation, I would say that he might have been in...

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  12. Other People

    • By Alan Steinle
    • Published: April 2011
    Poem On Heaven and Hell In Our Relationships

    Hell is other people.
    -Jean-Paul Sartre

    Hell is other people who

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    That's so true. I am from somewhere where flat girls are considered beautiful. My friends often make fun of me because I am not flat like them, and it often makes me cry, but now I'm used to...

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  13. Foreseeable Truth

    I live in most, if not all, children.
    Many teenagers neglect me, and usually all adults lose sight of me!
    I'm constantly overshadowed by greed, and hatred.
    The media waste no time to advertise my enemies....

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