Poems by Lauren Bowman

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  • This Is My Strength

    • Published: May 13, 2021

    in Moving On Poems

    When you left,
    I immediately deleted your number and pictures
    and pulled our memories from the wall.
    This is my strength.

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  • Fighting For Their Affection

    • Published: December 31, 2020

    in Life Lesson Poems

    If they make you
    work for their attention
    fight for their affection
    beg for their love

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    Featured Shared Story

    A sad truth that takes many of us far too long to realize. Just because we want something or even think we deserve it, doesn't mean we will get it or even need it.

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  • Even When; Especially When

    • Published: May 13, 2021

    in Inspirational Poems

    Even when you feel like a million scattered pieces,
    you are still whole.
    Even when you’re unsure of the path you’re walking,
    you still have purpose.

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  • Seeing Ourselves Clearly

    • Published: November 15, 2020

    in Short Poems

    It’s difficult to take in the entirety of something
    when you are standing inside of it.
    Valleys are best seen from peaks.
    Mountains from their bases.

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    One should always keep an open mind when viewing the world around them, and what you say in your beautiful poem is so true, and other people often can see our inner beauty before we do. That...

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  • Give Me That Peace

    • Published: September 2, 2021

    in Meaningful Poems

    I don’t need to be the sun;
    the center of it all.
    Always present.
    Always burning.

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    • Rating 4.30
  • Life Isn't Black And White

    • Published: February 25, 2021

    in Short Poems

    You can be unhappy and still be in love.
    You can be in love and still walk away.
    You can walk away and still feel the weight of loss.
    You can feel the weight of loss and still stand tall.

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  • It's About The Journey

    • Published: February 25, 2021

    in Meaningful Poems

    How about sad but hopeful.
    Lonely but looking inward.
    Resting but planning your next step.

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  • Let Them Miss You

    • Published: September 2, 2021

    in Moving On Poems

    Let them miss you.
    Let them wonder what wild joy you’re chasing,
    why you didn’t think to invite them along.
    Let them hear your laughter from afar,

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  • Just Tell Me You Don't Love Me

    • Published: December 31, 2020

    in Confused about Love Poems

    Just tell me you don’t love me;
    I can live with that.
    I can acknowledge an ending when I see a period
    firmly in place,

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    Featured Shared Story

    I like this one very much. Holding on to false hope will lead to real hopelessness. It takes a special talent to recognize when it's time to let go, and it takes courage to do it.

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  • When You Cross My Mind

    • Published: May 13, 2021

    in Moving On Poems

    When you cross my mind,
    my stomach no longer crisscrosses itself.

    When that song comes on,

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