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Best Motivation Poems

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

Premium Member Try
Try to live
Try to feel pain with no tears
Try to remember years past and often lost
Try, oh try to know life need not be cold...

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Categories: motivation, appreciation, art, inspirational, introspection,
Form: Free verse


Stop in your tracks

Take a deep breath
Stop and relax

Close your eyes
Exhale a slow deep breath

In your mind’s eye 
It’s early dawn
It’s quiet and serene around...

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Categories: freedom, inspirational, introspection, motivation,
Form: Free verse
I LIVE FOR THE DAY - A Visual Video Poem
POTW 12th May 2019

Thank you for visiting my third Visual Video Poem, more or less a continuation of my previous poem – ‘The Dreamer’
(I invite...

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Categories: hope, inspiration, motivation, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Oh to be The King

Regally they strut
Lions have no ought to roar
Status apparent

Establish importance with quiet visibility without vocality

(Not for any contest)


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Categories: courage, inspirational, motivation, power,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member The Price of Free Will
Medicine Hat Appaloosa
Remember free will too has been gifted,
with freedom allied to fate's fickle choice.
Tendered words uttered uplifted, 
God provides each one a life...

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Categories: motivation, 6th grade, earth, god,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Blessings in the loving arms of Jesus
Blessings are real
Blessings are true
Blessings are sent from God to you

Early in the mornings 
In late afternoons
Blessings despite the gloom and doom

Blessings are free
Blessings will...

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Categories: blessing, jesus, motivation,
Form: Verse
Premium Member My heart regifted
Forgive me for loving you, even though you never asked,
a secret kept like a pebble in my shoe, now smarting.
If heart dares to belong, it's...

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Categories: desire, forgiveness, friend, motivation,
Form: Villanelle
A kiss
she leans back and points bare toes at clouds
chains creak their rhythmic squeak, hypnotic loud
taken aback, her hair sails slipstream flung
downstream freedom for a moment...

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Categories: growth, introspection, life, motivation,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member God Is Great
God is great,
     God is good;
     Let us thank Him for being here;

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Categories: motivation, celebration, devotion, god, hope,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member I'm just getting started

I'm just getting started to face this new adventure
To roll through the changes, release my fears to the wind
Also, to conquer something inside fighting my...

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Categories: blessing, inspirational, motivation, strength,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Haunt Me No More
#2 to the Motivational Series

Haunt me no more

Your words will haunt me no more
They will not close me in, I will not shut the door

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Categories: inspirational, motivation,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rebuilt Dreams

Life has changed so much for everyone
Many ways, different levels too
Fighting battles, waiting to be won

Holding on, trying not to feel so blue
Unexpected restrictions around

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Categories: change, dream, inspirational, motivation,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Your 'You'
You are what you do
  What you do becomes you

When you think you can't do it
  Work through it; you'll do it

Then your...

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Categories: confidence, identity, motivation,
Form: Couplet
Never Surrender
I'm a grit teeth beginner breaking out the cage,
growing strong and fitter with wit coming of age,
squeezing letters out of lemons got me in a...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: motivation, anxiety, character, confidence, conflict,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Morning Light
The calm that comes with morning light.
Lying here... from an untroubled night.

Alone, awake after restful sleep.
No tears left, no tears to weep.

Dreaming where dreams were...

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Categories: motivation, death, grief, life, lost
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Hold Those Tears Falling From Sullen Skies
Hold Those Tears Falling From Sullen Skies

Hold those tears falling from sullen skies
floods below, drown the sorrows of lost men.
Enough that mother earth hears thy...

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Categories: motivation, art, deep, forgiveness, journey,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Expression Expressed

Why do I self-express and share, indeed?
          For I am but a "dark and troubled seed"...

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Categories: appreciation, introspection, motivation, poetry,
Form: Rubaiyat
Know what matters
No matter what you have gone through,
No matter what you have accomplished,
No matter what you have manifested to the world,
No matter what difference you have...

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Categories: motivation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member On the road to the Sky
Nothing ventured
Nothing gained
If you’re giving up
Then tell me, who’s to blame

The road’s ahead 
Time is now
Make that change
You’ve been dreaming of

Open up your heart doors

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Categories: inspirational, motivation, uplifting,
Form: Prose Poetry
The Hero I Don't Deserve
Hey, my name is Aaron and I am kinda a modern day superhero

Now I know what you’re thinkin’

Okay, this guy? A hero? Like with powers...

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Categories: motivation, endurance, hero, inspirational, mental
Form: Free verse
Premium Member IGNITE

the dream’s
to make 
a difference
an impact
in someone’s life
to spark
that twinkle
in their eye
and stir
the passion
in their heart

Published in my mini photo/anthology ~GATEKEEPER~ 2020

Submitted on January 12,...

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Categories: motivation, care, change, desire, dream,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Simple is just Simply Me
Complicated I am not
Frustrated I can be
Simple is my quest 
Contests I do my best

I leave perfection to all the rest
I only write what I...

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© Bobby May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: motivation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member As A Poet
As a poet
you have the right 
to remain silent.
If you give up that right.
Anything you say
can and will be used
in the court of public opinion.

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Categories: motivation, 5th grade, freedom, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Make sure you...
Live your life to the full
To love each day and the night time to
Like you would maybe love a jewel

Our life on this...

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Categories: motivation, earth, environment, fate, future,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Will to Survive

I was only a child, when I learned there is good and evil in the world
Extensive trauma and threats were put upon me by many...

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Categories: life, motivation, strength,
Form: Narrative