The Years have passed by,
In the blink of an eye,
Moments of sadness,
And joy have flown by.
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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What's Important In Life
The Years have passed by,Featured Shared Story
I couldn't have said it any better than Patricia Fleming. This is exactly how I feel. I've gone that route where I would buy things in the hope that I would feel better, however, it never...
It doesn't interest me
what you do for a living.
I want to know
what you ache forFeatured Shared Story
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!...
Living Life To Its Fullest
Let me live within the moment.
Let me feel all that I can.
Let me cherish life for all it's worth,
With everything I am.Featured Shared Story
Hi Pat! I love this poem and others that you have submitted. You seem to write about life, and I do the same. I like to write from the heart and so do you. They make you stop and think how...
Finding Life's Meaning
To learn while still a child
What this life is meant to be.
To know it goes beyond myself,
It's so much more than me.Featured Shared Story
I teach in an urban district where I have a first-hand look at life from a different perspective. I teach seniors who are getting ready to go into a world where they are thought to be NOT as...
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.
Featured Shared Story
I really loved this poem. It is simple but lovely, the sort of thing you could hand to anyone having troubles with life. The choice is theirs to let things worry them and spoil their lives or...
Poem About Striving To Be Yourself
Perfection was created
to make us feel imperfect,
but imperfect, of course,
is the perfect thing to be.Featured Shared Story
This is really a wonderful poem. It reflect what most of us strive for. My heart became light as I realized I need to be happy rather than perfect. Thank you.
The Fleeting Nature Of Life
So fleeting is this thing called life, we journey toward its end,
experiencing pieces of a puzzle we don't truly comprehend.
The hues of our emotion paint a picture of our past,Featured Shared Story
I love this poem. Very artful, well balanced, and full of depth. You struck a nerve with me. I often like to say that life has two real purposes. One, to find, build, and refine our...
Feelings And Perspective
Some feelings are shallow, some feelings are deep.
Some make us smile, some make us weep.
Some we love, some we don't.Featured Shared Story
I, too, have dealt with depression most of my life. I have learned two things. Feelings are just that. They are fleeting. They come and they go. I have also learned to rely on my rock, my...
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