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  1. Skeletons

    • By Debbie Grenier
    • Published: June 2011
    Poem About Traumatic Memories Like Skeletons In A Closet

    The welcome mat outside my door
    is dusty, old & worn
    'cuz people have been entering in
    since the day that I was born

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  3. The Mask

    Different Faces To Hide True Feelings

    I look in the mirror at the beginning of each day,
    and ask myself what mask should I place on my face today.

    No not the sad one it's too revealing,

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    The mask poem is so real. I believe it's with every one on the face of the earth, except a child!

  4. Endure Like A Tree

    • By Alicia Quetzalcoatl
    • Published: May 2015
    Poem About Enduring The Hardships You Face In Life

    To get through life you have to endure as a tree does.
    When Mother Nature tries to bring you down,
    You will never fall; you will stand your ground.
    You will encounter burning flames.

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    Hello I am Salih Abass. I lost my father while I was very young, and I was taken away from my mother to my grandmother even before I was two years. She took me to school. I lost my grandmom...

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  6. Harmony

    The Need To Be More Tolerant

    Outside my window flowers bloom
    In a rampant disarray.
    They pay no heed to color schemes
    In their wonderful display.

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  7. Love Is Real

    Poem About All That Love Is

    Love is pure like a
    white wedding
    gown.
    Love is honest and

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    Beautiful poetry, Veronique . . .
    Love is a many splendid thing,
    tho' love can also have its sting.

  8. Seeds Of Growth

    • By David Rivera
    • Published: February 2006
    A Poem About The Cycle Of Life

    Water the seed, and a plant will grow.
    Feed the plant, and a tree will grow.
    Give a tree room, and it will bloom.
    A seed to a plant,

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  10. Fringed Lily

    • By Talia Baken
    • Published: July 2016
    Wanting To Be Understood And Appreciated

    I gracefully bloom in July,
    Clothed in a delicate silk,
    Fringed with a delicate lace,
    Sprinkled with the color of milk.

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    This is a very beautiful poem. The inspiring topic and the perfect rhyme add charm to the poem. I can picture the lily standing in the field, a glimmer of beauty in its entire surroundings,...

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  11. My Boat

    Metaphor Poem For Unappreciated Love

    You were my boat, sleek by design.
    I was your jetty, one of a kind.
    We were deeply in love and made for each other,
    And I promised I'd never harbour another.

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  12. Through Rain, Through Shine

    • By Amy Cao
    • Published: June 11, 2019
    Concrete Poem A Metaphor For Supportive Dad

    A
    Grand oak
    A majestic figure
    Always standing straight

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  13. Rising From The Sink

    • By Beth Chorley
    • Published: February 2014
    Poem About Battle With Bulimia

    Crippling waves of anxiety smash against the sides of the boat.
    Broken pieces of the sailing structure fall away into the boundless space of the sea.
    The current is rough, and I realize I have chosen a destructive path.
    I look around at my deck. It is empty and I stand aboard unaided,

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