Patricia A. Fleming

Patricia A. Fleming

About Patricia A. Fleming

Raised in Trenton New Jersey, the middle of three kids. I had a typical middle class upbringing, Irish and proud of my heritage. Now retired after working as a psychiatric social worker for 36 years. Always enjoyed writing, especially poems but had stopped for many years. Now more free time, have been enjoying writing again. Never married, no kids, my work had been my life.

    Poems by Patricia A. Fleming


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    I Love That Time Before The Sun Rises

    in Meaningful Poems

    In the darkness of those hours,
    Before the dawn creeps in.
    Filled with silent peacefulness,
    Before the day begins.

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  • My Personal Quest

    • Published: March 18, 2018
    Trying To Find Myself

    in Meaningful Poems

    For most of my life, I've been on a quest,
    To discover just who I might be
    Earnestly searching, day after day,
    So desperate to recognize me.

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  • What Life Should Be

    • Published: February 20, 2018
    Finding Life's Meaning

    in Meaningful Poems

    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.

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    • Rating 4.58
    Latest Shared Story

    I was very, very touched by this body of work. This inspired me to be a better person and have a good heart. I was crying a lot for weeks and weeks after figuring out the true meaning of this...

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  • I Still Matter

    • Published: September 26, 2017
    Dealing With Growing Old

    in Aging Poems


    My looks are nothing special,
    My face reveals my age,

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    • Votes 87
    • Rating 4.49
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    I would like to tell you that your poem touched my heart. I have been interested in learning from older individuals throughout my career as a physical therapist. I recently returned to school...

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  • Finding Hope

    • Published: July 8, 2017
    Overcoming Fear In Life

    in Hope Poems

    I've always viewed life from the side lines,
    Just watching it passing me by,
    In the past too afraid to just let go and live,
    And lately too tired to try.

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    • Rating 4.58
    • Poem of the Week
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    This poem describes how I feel in my life, and it's hard for me to express myself because I'm afraid. I'm trying to let go of my past that I have held onto for most of my life.

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