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  1. 41. Choose How You Spend Your Time

    • By Blake Auden
    • Published by Family Friend Poems August 2020 with permission of the Author.

    You cannot
    slow the setting
    of the sun.
    You can only choose

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  3. 42. A Day Away

    • By Brian E Pardee
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2020 with permission of the Author.

    Some feelings are shallow, some feelings are deep.
    Some make us smile, some make us weep.

    Some we love, some we don't.

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    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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  5. 43. My Love Is Gone

    Lord, hear my prayer oh so dear.
    My heart is aching; my mind isn't clear.
    My love has left me; it hurts my soul.
    Without that love, I don't feel whole.

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    I know how you feel. My boyfriend left me last summer. Today would have been our anniversary. I feel so empty without him. I tried dating again, but he's always on my mind. I loved him, I...

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  6. 44. Wishes

    The orange glow of the fireplace
    fills the room with Christmas cheer.
    To my family I raise my glass,
    full of wishes for the year.

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  7. 45. Don't Neglect Your Love

    Love is like a bicycle
    Left out in the storm
    If it's not protected
    Rust begins to form

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  8. 46. Nothing Gold Can Stay

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    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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  9. 47. A Fallen Leaf

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    A trusting little leaf of green,
    A bold audacious frost;
    A rendezvous, a kiss or two,
    And youth for ever lost.

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    I believe this poem is referencing the fleeting duration of the human life span. A leaf in the spring starts out green and tender. Until the frost comes in the fall and gives the leaf a...

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  10. 48. Underface

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    Underneath my outside face
    There's a face that none can see.
    A little less smiley,
    A little less sure,

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    What a perfect poem! At times we could basically tell how people were feeling despite their facial expressions. It was in their eyes the tell- tale signs that led us to see at least the...

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  11. 49. The Opposite Is Also True

    • By Coral
    • Published by Family Friend Poems April 2018 with permission of the Author.

    They say it's sweet that we laugh
    because our bodies literally
    can't contain the
    joy.

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    Yeah, it is actually true. When we cry, we get relief from the pain.

  12. 50. A Simple Plan

    • By Irwin Mercer
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2017 with permission of the Author.

    Simple Sam was a simple man.
    He lived each day by a simple plan.
    Enjoy your life and live while you can.
    Make each day count and take a stand.

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  13. 51. What Are Heavy?

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    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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    It’s pure perfection, this poem. It couldn't have been said any better and yet be any more poetic and precise. Beautiful.

    This poem shall stand the test of time,
    For it's got so much...

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  14. 52. Fly!

    • By Linette
    • Published by Family Friend Poems November 2016 with permission of the Author.

    Open heart and open mind,
    On a journey of a lifetime.
    Love and respect all,
    Get back up when you fall.

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  15. 53. Smile, Rainbow, A Helping Hand

    • By Michelle Ebel
    • Published by Family Friend Poems August 2016 with permission of the Author.

    At times we need a little smile
    or a rainbow big and bright.
    At times we need a helping hand
    to help us make things right.

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  16. 54. Secrets Under Trees

    • By Jessica Knight
    • Published by Family Friend Poems July 2016 with permission of the Author.

    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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  17. 55. Camouflaged

    • By Kim McCrea
    • Published by Family Friend Poems February 2016 with permission of the Author.

    In all chaotic beauty lies a wounded work of art.
    Beautiful but torn, wreaking havoc on my heart.
    Camouflaged by insecurities, blinded by it all.
    I love the way you sit there and barely notice me at all.

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    With death being the only certainty of life, life is just a bit too short for regrets.
    Let's live while we're alive.
    Let's love while we're alive.
    Let's live and not just survive.

  18. 56. Memories

    • By Jane Kim
    • Published by Family Friend Poems November 2015 with permission of the Author.

    Memories in my life fade away
    As I replace them with others.
    They are forgotten and stored away.
    Although the memories are pushed to the side,

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  19. 57. A Teacher

    A teacher introduces us to a new vision of life,
    to make us as sharp as a knife.

    Someone who gives us a new sight,

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  20. 58. Little Baby

    • By Lisa
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2012 with permission of the Author.

    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 every day

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

  21. 59. Forever

    • By Terri Nicole Tharrington
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2012 with permission of the Author.

    Forever we remain oblivious to the future,
    lost to the past and enduring our torture.
    Forever we take chances to settle our scores,
    losing some battles and winning some wars.

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    Very Inspiring and motivational. You can do anything you put your mind to. Keep having HEART!

  22. 60. Be Proud Of Who You Are

    • By S Raine
    • Published by Family Friend Poems November 2010 with permission of the Author.

    I come with no wrapping or pretty pink bows.
    I am who I am, from my head to my toes.
    I tend to get loud when speaking my mind.
    Even a little crazy some of the time.

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    I love this poem! People are always trying to fit in and be normal. I've always disregarded being "normal." What's the point? Why would I be someone I am not? I am perfectly happy the way I...

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