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Best Encouraging Poems

Below are the all-time best Encouraging poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of encouraging poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member POETS
When all around is darkness
Who provides the sun
When everyone is serious
Who is poking fun
When pollution clouds the bright blue sky
Who brings clarity
Who tries to bring...

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Categories: appreciation, encouraging, friendship,



Premium Member In A Sad Blindness, One May Yet Find Hope
In A Sad Blindness, One May Yet Find Hope
           (The Solemn Prayer)

Raining splashing, fierce winds...

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Categories: art, deep, encouraging, inspirational,

A Small Bouquet Of My Word Groupings

you were an infant
i would sing a song i created for you

'there's a baby in my arms
there's a baby in the mirror
but honey 
there's not...

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Categories: encouraging, appreciation, celebration, childhood, daughter,

Premium Member Doors
There are so many doors
Which ones should I choose
Green, yellow, brown, purple
and many different blues

Some of them are rustic
Others modern and clean
Some lead to the...

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Categories: encouraging, appreciation, beautiful, celebration, courage,

Premium Member Worst Love Poem Ever Written
I suck at dying poems
Chemo poems, Metastatic Cancer poems,
Hair falling out in the shower poems
 
And I told a half truth
When I told you I...

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© Poet M.e.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: encouraging, cancer, cry, death of

Premium Member A Triolet for Linda
To those you care for, always you impart
deep love; how beautiful and sweet you are!
I pray you find a way to mend your heart.
To those...

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Categories: encouraging,

Premium Member Ageless Seeds Of Simple Joys
Ageless Seeds Of Simple Joys

When walking in splatter of Spring's anticipated rains
blessed is the youth in you, if wearing no shoes;
further given if you can...

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Categories: encouraging, appreciation, art, beautiful, creation,

To Take Each Day As It Comes
To take each day as it comes
To gratefully praise The One
Joyfully face the new dawn’s grace,
That's now my everyday plan.

To take each day as it...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: character, encouraging, growing up,

Premium Member Young Brilliant Poet That Left Us Far, Far Too Soon Second Poet In Dedication series
Note:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percy_Bysshe_Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley,  Born 4 August 1792
Horsham, Sussex, England[1]
Died , 8 July 1822 (aged 29)
Gulf of La Spezia, Kingdom of Sardinia (now Italy)
Occupation	Poet, dramatist,...

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Categories: encouraging, appreciation, art, assonance, beautiful,

Dreamscapes An Education In The Mind
Dream schemes play across the screen
And third eye examines them,
Ever so closely; tonight,
Another etheric flight;
Will show me new horizons
And the beings that dwell there;
The archetypes...

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Categories: appreciation, dream, education, encouraging,

Premium Member My day as a woman
When I awoke, a woman I'd become
The spirit of many, contained in one
Strength and beauty, mystical tears
Magical entity, who hated mirrors

Looking at reflection, I seen...

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Categories: encouraging, feelings, journey, voice,

The Crossover - Collaboration with PD
The Crossover 
By Kim Patrice Nunez 
26 August 2015 


Come, let me join you in your world 
beyond the glow of crescent moon 
I won't...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: depression, encouraging, love, uplifting,

Premium Member Bit Of Truth And Wisdom, Found In Old Age
Bit Of Truth And Wisdom, Found In Old Age

At that age wisdom says life is a joke
consider blindness of other poor folk.
Stop to ponder why...

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Categories: encouraging, family, humanity, life,

Premium Member Just keep holding on
Just keep holding on

I know,
to you,
the world
doesn't feel right
I know,
you gave up,
you gave up the fight
I know,
to you,
the world is your enemy
I know,
you feel,
you feel...

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Categories: courage, depression, encouraging, future,

Premium Member HAPPY AS A BIRD WITH A FRENCH FRY
Today I will be happy,
Happy all day long.
I won't think about my problems.
I'll fill this day with song.

I won't worry about world affairs,
Or ask the...

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© Judy Ball  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: courage, encouraging, endurance, happiness,

Premium Member A LITTLE KINDNESS NEVER HURTS


I’m at my happiest
When my heart overflows
With kindness and gentle compassion
And feel the energy of the universe
Radiating from my heart

I feel my best when I...

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Categories: appreciation, community, encouraging, humanity,

Premium Member KIMO THERAPY



Although long nights dim for your missing child,
The woodland marks his  own path
Guiding tiny footsteps.

Courageous be, despite a troubled  heart
Hanging unto divine grace--
On...

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Categories: care, encouraging,

Premium Member I BELIEVE
I am bold in spite of my fears.
I am strong in spite of weak-
ness.
I can fly high although my wings 
are hurt.
I can see even...

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© Alexis Y.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: encouraging, how i feel,

Premium Member PERCEPTION
   PERCEPTION

Before the abyss, I had it all
Letting go of all I see
My friend, I hope our time won't end
It took a short...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: encouraging, abuse, analogy, art, dedication,

Make It Count
line count and word number are equal in this selection....

"Make It Count"
by:  Eric L. Boddie

A
Man may
Come to play
But if you say
Oh no baby, not...

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Categories: art, education, encouraging, life,

Premium Member FORGOTTEN TREASURE
FORGOTTEN TREASURE

I've found the fountain of youth
When I stumbled across the forbidden garden
Right in the middle of everything
Was what I imagined being a wishing well
I...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, art, beauty, encouraging,

Premium Member PoetrySoup Heroes
The best advice came from my hero
since our very first days on the Soup,
he said to me ....be true to yourself
don't try to blend into...

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Categories: encouraging, friend, hero, inspiration,

Premium Member Gaining Perspective
Looking at the vast azure sky, one can't help, but feel small;
as crowds of ants run in terror of cathedral-sized Converse.
I left sugar cubes next...

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Categories: encouraging, introspection, philosophy, uplifting,

Premium Member Unraveling Self-Esteem
When you were born...
a gift you received.
Invisible knitting needles...
can you believe?

The yarn started out white,
then you added the the colors...
depending what happened
as you reacted to...

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Categories: encouraging, inspirational, uplifting,

Premium Member The Poet
The Poet

Tribute to
Tim Smith @ Poetrysoup.com

Seeking inspiration
in the darkness of the night.
He listens to the shadows
to give him words to write.

A longing somewhere in the...

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Categories: blessing, character, destiny, encouraging,