Short Poems and Quotes

A collection of short poems to motivate and encourage. Plus find poems and quotes for special occasions, and for special people. All of our short poems serve to provide inspiration, motivation and unparalleled deep thinking in regards to everyday issues we all face from one time to another. As L.V. Seachild said, "Poems tell a story - it's just that the words rhyme."

Short Poems and Quotes has been online since 2003 with short, brief, and to the point poems and quotations to inspire, motivate and encourage!


Featured Poems:

Be The Best
Be The Best Version Of You

If you can't be a pine on top of the hill
Be a scrub in the valley - but be
The best little scrub at the side of the rill.
Be a bush if you can't be a tree....

Don't Quit
Don't Quit Poem

When things go wrong, as they sometimes will,
when the road you're trudging seems all uphill,
when the funds are low and the debts are high,
and you want to smile but you have to sigh,...



Just For Today
Just For Today

TODAY —
Mend a quarrel.
Search out a forgotten friend.
Dismiss suspicion and replace it with trust...


Life Is Too Short
Life Is Too Short

Life is short we all do know,
We cannot take advantage.
We need to live it, and live it well,
We need not carry baggage...


Past Featured Poems Can be found on our Popular Poems


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For The Month of March:

St Patricks Day
St. Patricks Day Poems
Today is the day fer the wearin' o' the green.
Today is the day when the little people are seen.
Today is St. Patrick's Day, so if ye'r Irish me lad,
Join the celebratin' fer the grandest time ta' be had...



Irish Blessing

Irish Blessing
May good luck be with you
Wherever you go,
And your blessings outnumber
The shamrocks that grow.


Irish Blessing Quotes
Irish Blessing Quotes
"May the leprechauns be near you to spread luck along your way."

"May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow, and may trouble avoid you wherever you go."


Birthday Poems
Birthday Poems
Always remember age is only a date
And you determine your own fate
I wish you happiness and joy in life
And many more birthdays to bring you delight



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Motivational quotations and poetic writing 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.

Find short  verses in our poems to share with family, colleagues and friends. Either a brief quotation or a short poetry can help express messages of appreciation, love, joy, and encouragement. We hope you enjoy the poetry and quotations.


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