Short Poems and Quotes has been online since 2003 offering inspiring,
poetry and quotes to encourage and add a positive thought
to your day. We offer poems that are short but to the point.
Find verses to share with
others that express messages of appreciation, love, and encouragement.
To quote the famous poet, Edgar Allan Poe, "Poetry is the rhythmical
creation of beauty in
Also, find short, brief, and to the point quotes to inspire, motivate and encourage!
Quotations can help us express our feelings, are great to share,
and at times, can even change our thinking on a particular situation.
Two brief words, Happy Birthday, but, when we hear them
we know another year has passed.
But it is also a time to be happy as there are many who would have loved
to celebrate this day. Share these short but cute and sometimes funny words
to express your thoughts to him or her. Words for the kids, friends, and
special people in your life. Rather than just sending a card, or a
wish for a happy day, send poetry or a quotation with your birthday
Birthday Poems |
Find thoughts about God that offer comfort and encouragement. Let
these words and verses about the teachings and principles of the Christian
faith be ones that you may share with others. You will find religious writing
in these lines and sayings. Christian Poems |
A definition of father is: "a male parent;
any male ancestor, especially the founder of a family or line; progenitor;
a man who exercises paternal care over other persons; paternal protector
Being a Dad or a Papa, is one of the most rewarding experiences in life, it
also can be one of the most challenging. Here find references and verses
that express our appreciation. Some are funny, some are famous, but they
can express our precise feeling for our Father. Include them in your Father's
Day card or just in an email to your Dad.
Happy Fathers Day Poems |
Friendship is a relationship between two people who show
affection and love to each other; with an understanding and a devotion
to each other. And then there is that best friend; the person with whom
we have a closeness with; that special person who demonstrates what
ts means to be a true friend. Let the rhymes and passages be ones that
you may consider when discussing what friendship is.
Friends are people who help us, who encourage us, and whom we
laugh and celebrate, plus are always there for us. Friendship Poems |
Graduation is a time of acknowledge of a major achievement. It may be
graduating from kindergarten, high school, college or university. No matter
when or where, the occasion is one for celebration. Use these for speeches at
as part of graduation convocation, or use them in a card. They can be used for your
classmates, your kids, your daughter or son, your sister or brother, plus great for
congratulating friends. Whether it is a famous lyric or a quote these words
can be inspiring to the new graduate. Graduation Poems |
Find encouraging and inspiring verses and meaningful quotations
that can give you comfort and courage as you journey this road of life.
Quotes and poems that are moving and motivating. Share these with the
one you love in an email to them to brighten their day. Inspirational Poems |
Life a period of time from birth to death and during this time
we face life struggles, we experience happiness and growth, and
our way of life is determined by the part of the world we live in. We learn
life lessons and how to overcome challenges we face. And, as we develop
we are writing our own life story by the choices that we make. Let
these inspirational writings encourage and inspire you.
Poems about Life |
Life Quotes |
The definition of love is: "
a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person;
a feeling of warm personal attachment or deep affection, as for a parent,
child, or friend; passion or desire;
a person toward whom love is felt; beloved person; sweetheart."
Use our inspirational poetry and quotes to show how much you
appreciate and care for that special person in your life. Some are romantic,
some are funny, but all summarize the feelings of fondness, respect, and
appreciation for the people whom we cherish and love.
Short Love Poems |
We could write a book about what it means to be a Mother. To give a
condensed meaning of Mother we would say, "a woman who gives
unconditional love; one who is always concerned about the safety and
welfare of her child; a teacher; one who is always there for support no matter
how old you are." Whether you are a son or a daughter we hope you find
heart touching verses in these poems and quotes. You may find some lyrics that
would make a good song for your Mom. Being a parent is sometimes not
easy, but no matter what challenge your Mother faces you can be sure
she will always be there for you. Use these to wish her a Happy Mother's Day, or
just let her know how much you think of her by sending a card or an email
with a poem or a quotation - you will make her day! Mothers Day Poems |
"Allow positive thoughts to shape your life."
Christopher Michaels, Think Positive
Stories, and poetry and more covering a variety of topics to inspire and encourage.
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Poetry Quotes to Consider:
"The creative power of love reveals itself most eloquently in poetic form, for without poetry love is wordless,
and without love poetry lacks an energy and dynamism that only love can
Suheil Bushrui, The World's Favorite Love Poems
"If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read
some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week."
"The philosophy of poetry must acknowledge that the poetic act has no past,
at least no recent past, in which its preparation and appearance could
Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space
"Sometimes poetry is a journey run by words which compose themselves
whilst the emotions of the one who writes
settle on paper, and from there to the sensitive fibre of the one who
"Poetry is eternal graffiti written in the heart of everyone."
"I wouldn't be surprised if poetry - poetry in the broadest sense, in the
sense of a world filled with metaphor, rhyme, and recurring patterns,
shapes, and designs - is how the world works. The world isn't logical; it's a
David Byrne, Bicycle Diaries
"Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back.
Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover,
everyone becomes a poet."
"Poems tell a story - it's just that the words rhyme."
L.V. Seachild, Valentine's Day: Poems For The Varying Emotions Of Love
"Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood."
"A good poem is a contribution to reality. The world is never the same once
a good poem has been added to it. A good poem helps to change the shape
of the universe, helps to extend everyone's knowledge of himself and
the world around him."
"Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry."
Walt Whitman once said, "To have great poets, there must be great audiences."
Thank you for being our audience!