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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,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Be the Flame of Compassion
Be the star that brightens someone’s dark sky,
Be the light that illuminates a gloomy night,
Be the flame of compassion to life gone awry,
Even if you...

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Categories: care, encouraging, inspiration, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member Lift Somebody's Dawn
Learn from the eagle how to soar with winds
Spanning your wings to conquer tall peaks 
Float hopes high reaching sapphire blue skies
Triumph with your smile...

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Categories: encouraging, inspiration, meaningful, youth,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Star Riders
The end, so close yet so far
We're riding our shooting star
Our life, the blink of an eye
A flash, that lights up the sky
It's sad so...

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Categories: celebration, encouraging, life,
Form: Rhyme
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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Categories: encouraging, cancer, cry, death of
Form: Elegy
Premium Member The Best Paths Move Forward
The best paths move forward.
Don't waste your time looking back.
The things you've said, the things you've done,
Can never be brought back.

Don't waste the little time...

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© Judy Ball  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: encouraging,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member If I Could Play the Violin
If I could play the violin
     I'd write a melody
   euphonious to draw you in
    ...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: encouraging, love, music, song,
Form: Rhyme
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It was in the sorrow
That I learned to empathize and care
It was in the darkness
That my heart spoke the best prayers
It was in the silence
That...

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Categories: appreciation, beautiful, blessing, encouraging,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I See You, Flowers In Your Raven Hair
I See You, Flowers In Your Raven Hair

I see you, in flowery meadow scenes
walking, your blue dress swaying in the wind
your raven hair, beautiful stuff...

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Categories: encouraging, appreciation, art, beauty, dream,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member To My Children
Drive mindfully, dear children, as you traverse hurdled highways of life,
Cognizant that adjacent to an oasis of joy, lies a desert brooding strife;
Assume charge of...

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Categories: children, encouraging, family, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member 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,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse
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,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Metaphorically Speaking
No matter how long you look to the sky
Rain wouldn't fall if there are no clouds;
So engage the sun, warm up your oceans
And uplift humid...

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Categories: encouraging, inspirational, metaphor,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Because of Just One Poetess
BECAUSE OF JUST ONE POETESS

I let go of living in sadness.
My life seemed going nowhere,
and looking back now, it all
seemed like madness!

It wasn't because she did
gymnastics...

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Categories: beautiful, celebration, encouraging, poetess,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Value Yourself, Poet

Stop being so downcast!
Stop feeling so blue!
And please, stop caring about how many here like you!
On this planet we have but a short time here.
Don't...

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Categories: encouraging, inspiration, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Be Still
Be still..
There is only now..

Be still..
In this precise moment ..
Tis in the moment..
Your magnificence is born..

Every single breath you take..
Sustains life now..

Be still..
Is to know...

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Categories: encouraging, life, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
You'Ll Be a Mountain
I know its hard to imagine now
But some day you’ll be the key and not the lock
The exception not the rule
Some day you’ll be a...

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Categories: encouraging, anxiety, bullying, child abuse,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member selfless syllables

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. . . a souvenir of selfless stars salute,
              ...

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Categories: dedication, encouraging, friend, stars,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member To My Dearest Children - Potd
Dear Children,

I can only give you a deep love that lasts
The span of my lifetime, nothing less.
On a quotidian basis, you will feel 
The warmth...

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Categories: encouraging, meaningful, wisdom,
Form: Didactic