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  1. What Are Heavy?

    What are heavy? Sea-sand and sorrow;
    What are brief? Today and tomorrow;
    What are frail? Spring blossoms and youth;
    What are deep? The ocean and truth.

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    Yes, it is perfection! Every line is simple in its truth. Agreed, agreed, this poem has done its deed!

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  3. Little Baby

    • By Lisa
    • Published: May 2012
    Mother's Short Poem To Her Baby

    Little baby Oh so small
    One day you will be big and tall
    I watch you while you laugh and play
    My love for you grows everyday ...

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    So true. Before you know it the baby has grown. To a real mom they will forever be your babies.

  4. Life's Own Battle

    • By Emma Jackson
    • Published: December 2011
    Short Poem About Courage

    Didn't want a battle,
    Yet you declared war,
    Each knock you gave me made me stronger than before,
    I will not give up,

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    That’s so true if you stop and consider how our lives unfold or grow. It is a constant battle to fighting the wars in order to keep a balanced, steady life. That's why we have God, so we can...

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  6. Secrets Under Trees

    Focusing On The Good

    Tiny little secrets
    Get buried in the dirt,
    And if they were dug up,
    Someone would probably get hurt,

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    I don’t know if that’s true, because sometimes it's better to hide the hurtful secrets because the world these days will probably laugh at you then do nothing for a few days then decide...

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  7. Allow Me To Dream

    • By Jeff Mynatt
    • Published: April 2017
    World Of Peace And Love

    As I look across a field of green, I dream.
    I look to the stars and wonder just how far, and I dream.
    I dream of worlds beyond where peace and love are one, and so I dream.
    If worlds like that exist and can live in heavenly bliss, why can't we?

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    This is beautiful. I share your dream even though these days I sometimes feel very naive. Are we moving farther and farther away from being able to get along with each other?

  8. You'll Cry For Me Someday

    • By Maria
    • Published: September 2008

    Someday you'll cry for me like I cried for you,
    Someday you'll miss me like I missed you,
    Someday you'll need me like I needed you,
    Someday you'll love me, but I won't love you.

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    Wow, that hit me straight in the heart on the last part. Although it might have hurt because it's true, I love the poem and the impact it has.

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  10. Memories

    • By Carley.Ruggles
    • Published: June 2011
    Moving Beyond Bad Memories

    Memories, memories
    I have had.
    Some were good, though most were bad.
    Physical and sexual abuse occurred

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    Thank you. What a powerful, moving poem. I truly hope you have grown to become who you dreamed you could be. There is plenty of beauty left in the world for us all to find and time to create...

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  11. The Butterfly

    Beauty Of A Butterfly In Nature

    The butterfly is a thing to behold,
    with colors more beautiful than gold.

    Flying hour by hour,

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    You are so right!! I live in the country, where nature is so obvious around us. We need to take time to smell the roses. It's a beautiful feeling.

  12. To Ashes

    • By Robert Durdle
    • Published: September 2015
    Life Is Like A Fire

    Life is like a fire.
    If you can't control your flame,
    You're bound to be burned.

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  13. Nothing Gold Can Stay

    Nature's first green is gold,
    Her hardest hue to hold.
    Her early leaf's a flower;
    But only so an hour.

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