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  1. A Psalm Of Life

    Tell me not, in mournful numbers,
    Life is but an empty dream!—
    For the soul is dead that slumbers,
    And things are not what they seem.

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    My deceased husband introduced me to this poem 55 years ago, and I've always considered it a great gift.

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  3. The Choice Is Mine

    Choosing Happiness

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Life may not let me choose my lot,
    But whether I'd be happy or not...
    That is my choice.

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    I really loved this poem. It is simple but lovely, the sort of thing you could hand to anyone troubles with life. The choice is theirs to let things worry them and spoil their live or to get...

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  4. 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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  6. Nostalgia

    Learning To Let Go

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

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    For some, childhood may be joyful, filled with pleasant memories. For others, it may be unpleasant. Even among those unpleasant memories, one might find at least a few pleasant memories which...

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  7. Remember

    Poem With Advice To Live By

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    As I walk through life,
    I look at all I have done.
    I had wandered aimlessly,
    And wondered what I have become.

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    Sometimes in life we need words like this to carry us through to the next day: words of wisdom, courage, acceptance, and love. I am glad I read the poem; it just made my day.

  8. 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.

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  10. 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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  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. Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover

    Not Being Defined By Looks

    Do not judge me
    From the outside,
    Because all you will see
    Is my stupid pride.

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  13. 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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