Be encouraged by our large collection of short poems, rhymes, and verses that are uplifting, inspiring, and encouraging. You will find poems covering a lot of different topics but they all contain inspiration, motivation, and encouragement in regard to everyday issues of life we all face from one time to another.
Poet: Hugh Owen Meredith
For every minute of my day
To God the praise be said,
For daily walk, for daily talk,
For daily beef and bread!
More than for all His other works
I praise Him in my bed
For this delight of closing night,
My golden drowsihed.
If we noticed little pleasures
As we notice little pains;
If we quite forget our losses
And remember all our gains;
If we looked for people's virtues,
And their faults refused to see;
What a comfortable, happy,
Cheerful place this world would be!
A friend is someone we turn to when our spirits need a life.
A friend is someone we treasure for our friendship is a gift.
A friend is someone who fills our lives with beauty, joy, and grace
And makes the world we live in a better and happier place.
At first I used to wish and wish
For things I never got.
But now I've turned my wishing
Into Concentrated Thought;
And would you really think it!
My wishes all come true;
Until I've only one wish left —
I wish the same for you.
Love is life's end; an end but never ending;
All joys, all sweets, all happiness awarding;
Love is life's wealth (ne'er spent but ever spending),
Love's life's reward, rewarded in rewarding:
Then from thy wretched heart fond care remove.
Ah! shouldst thou live but once love's sweets to prove,
Thou wilt not love to live, unless thou live to love.
Now Nature, like a careless child,
That, sweetly innocent, can view
No shame in nakedness, disrobes,
To sleep the long, dark winter through
And, like the careless child, she, too.
Fagged out with pleasures of the day.
Flings down her garments here and there
For us to put away.
Spring sees things come back alive
The flowers and the bees arrive.
Summer brings the warm air
We vacation and live without a care
Then the fall it starts to cool
And the children venture back to school
Winter comes with a blast
And we pray it is over fast!
The beauty that each season brings
Gives each of us a different feeling.
Poetic writings and rhymes have been around for centuries and have been passed down from
generation to generation. It is not just about the
rhyme but it is the meaning each sentence has that conveys meaning.
At times, a few words can express more thoughts and influence and impact a
person than a book full of writings.
Poetry can help anyone to express their feelings; are great to share, and, at times, can even change a person's thinking in a particular situation or circumstance.
They can encourage and inspire by adding a positive thought to your day.
As L.V. Seachild said, "Poems tell a story - it's just that the words rhyme." Stories can inspire us and give us hope. They can teach us lessons we otherwise may not experience.
And poems are a way of expressing and sharing thoughts and experiences. So let the rhyme in these verses tell a story for you.
Our site has been online since 2003 with short, brief, and to the point, poetry
and inspiring thoughts to inspire, motivate, and encourage!
Our goal is to provide short poems, verses or rhymes to share with family,
colleagues, and friends. Either a brief poem, a rhyme, or just a verse can help to express
positive messages of
appreciation, love, joy, and encouragement. We hope you enjoy our collection!