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Mother’s Poems

 

For most people, their 'mom' is truly someone who has a special place in their hearts. Not only was she the one who brought us into the world, but also the one who probably cared for us, changed our diapers, fed us, nursed us, comforted us, and watched over us as we slept. Such a caring individual deserves something special like ...

Sad Poems

 

No one really likes being sad. True, there are some people who seem to enjoy being sad because of the attention they get from others. But those people aside, the majority of us don't enjoy feeling sad. Yet, it's one of those realities of life. Things happen that steal our joy, that ruin the peace we may have had for a ...

Wedding Poems

 

One of the most exciting days in a couple's relationship is the day on which they get married. Regardless of their age or how long they've been dating, the wedding ceremony signifies the day that they are officially recognized as a couple, husband and wife. What better way to add to the joy and happiness of a wedding event than with a ...

Nature Poems

 

As spring approaches, people are starting to enjoy the out of doors again. They are making plans for camping trips, looking for nature trails, and just enjoying the afternoon in a park or some rural setting. People are beginning to work in their flower beds and vegetable gardens. It's enjoyable to watch the leaves begin to come out on the trees and ...

Family Poems

 

The topic of family poems could go any number of ways. We could discuss poems written about families. Certainly, there are plenty of those to go around. Stories about how families are supposed to interact or, perhaps, how they should not interact, would all be relevant. There are also stories which are written by family members about their own family. ...

Poems for Kids

 

Poems for kids are fun for both children and adults. Not only can we enjoy reading poems together with kids, but we can also spend a little time teaching them how to write their own. One of the more enjoyable things to do with kids is to work on different voices and tones when reading poems. It's fun to make up ...

Romance Poems

 

When many people hear the phrase, romantic poems, they automatically think about modern day romance. Some may even think of the idea of romantic poetry beginning with the Romantic Era. However, the two are not even remotely connected. Romanticism, or what is sometimes referred to as the Romantic Era in art, literature, and intellectual thought, was a movement which had its ...

Anniversary Poems

 

When a couple gets married, they have so many new things to look forward to doing together. There's the obvious first night as a married couple, which is even more special to those who didn't live together prior to marriage. There's the first home-cooked meal, the weekend alone, getting their first home together, and even possibly having their first child. Of ...

Graduation Poems

 

Graduation is certainly one of those wonderful moments in our lives when we are being acknowledged for hard work and commitment to our education. Whether the occasion is a kindergarten ceremony or for the receipt of our doctorate, these moment are usually positive and encouraging. When it comes to poems about graduation, many of them focus not only on the joy ...

Happy Poems

 

I found it interesting as I began doing research for this article, that the majority of poems are not happy ones. I noted several references to the absence of 'happy' poems from contemporary poets and writers. For instance, writer Tracy Brimhall recently told the story of a reading in which she had participated. Afterwards, a woman approached her and asked if ...