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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 - Peace, Love, and Gods Greatest Gift -



The mellifluous musical tones of the village bells

Echoing chimes over the cold snowcapped mountains

Both finding their way to people in the valley below

Christmas songs —...

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Categories: encouraging, celebration, christmas, december, inspiration, jesus, religious,
Form: Terza Rima
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: appreciation, celebration, childhood, daughter, encouraging, faith,
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, loss, recovery
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: appreciation, beautiful, celebration, courage, emotions, encouraging,
Form: Quatrain



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 a friend,
Form: Free verse
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 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: appreciation, art, beauty, dream, encouraging, girl,
Form: Sonnet
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, inspirational, repetition,
Form: Light Verse
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, image, meaningful,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse
Premium Member Human Hands
I was there
To usher you into this world
Mine were the hands that cradled your little body
The face that beamed in your presence
My hands were ready...

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Categories: encouraging, beautiful, god,
Form: Free verse
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: appreciation, art, assonance, beautiful, blessing, encouraging,
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: appreciation, art, beautiful, creation, encouraging, happiness,
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, thank you,
Form: I do not know?
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
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, woman,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Rhyme
A Poem For PD
A unicorn took flight with brilliant, rainbow wings
ascending from the heart of a joyous poet.
Dark eyes shined like jewels, smiling from high, 
parting dark clouds...

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Categories: encouraging, beauty,
Form: Free verse
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, love, truth,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Angel in the Clouds
Angel in the Clouds

Sometimes you look up to the sky
And maybe you can find
In a large bank of clouds
The face and figure of an angel...

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Categories: encouraging, angel, beautiful, god, heaven, inspiration, love,
Form: Free verse
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...

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Categories: courage, depression, encouraging, future,
Form: Lyric
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,
Form: Quatrain
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, integrity, passion,
Form: Free verse
Here one minute, gone the next

~
Here one minute, gone the next
Life is everything it seems
Live each moment like your last
Never give up on your dreams

Wake each day to something new
Offer...

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Categories: encouraging,
Form: Rhyme