37 Inspirational Poems That Will Inspire You

Inspirational Poems

Taniya Joshi

4 months ago|9 min read

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An inspirational poem is something that every one should read. Poems are methods of “expressing words”, “rhythm to deliver ideas”, “imagination” and many more things. Life is full of “work”, “stress” but, besides these all an inspirational poem can give you “strength”, “refreshes you”, “renew your life”.

Poetry is something that encourage you, gives you direction in life. So, here are some inspirational poem that will inspire you to move ahead in life.

1. My Personal Ques

A beautiful poem by Patricia A. Fleming. This is the best inspirational poem I have ever read in my life. This inspirational poem is about the search for love, peace, ourselves. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

For most of my life, I've been on a quest,

To discover just who I might be,

Earnestly searching, day after day,

So desperate to recognize me.

2. The Strongest Girl I Ever Knew

An inspirational poem by Ronald Doe. This inspirational poem is very heartwarming. A girl tells the story about her disabled sister, who is very brave. Here are some lines of this inspirational poem is

She never got to dance

Or go to her own prom.

She never got the chance

To forget where she came from.

3. Phenomenal Woman

A beautiful inspirational poem by Maya Angelou. This inspirational poem gives you an important message to be confident, it doesn't matter who you are what skin color you have you just have to speak to the world. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.

I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size

But when I start to tell them,

They think I'm telling lies.

4. The Hands of Warrior

A beautiful poem by Patricia A. Fleming. This inspirational poem is about the thinking of women when they are growing old. An inspirational poem which will make you had tears in your eyes. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

Purple veins strain against the skin.

Pale, translucent, paper-thin.

Skinny fingers clawed in monstrous shapes,

Brown spots from years that she can't erase.

5. You Will Never See Me Fall

An inspirational poem by Joyce Alcantara. It is the best inspirational poem I have ever read about never giving up in the life. It tells that how with the great efforts we can make our life happy, easy. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

You may see me struggle,

But won't see me fall.

Regardless if I'm weak or not,

I'm going to stand strong.

6. Pain Ends

A beautiful poem by Katy A. Brown. This inspirational poem is about let go of what hurts you in life and encourage yourself in every part of life. Some lines of this inspirational poem is:

Breathe in the fresh air,

Put your mind at ease.

Let down your hair,

Let it flow in the breeze.

7. This Is A Daily Reminder

An inspirational poem by Nicolette. This beautiful poem uplift you to live a better life. An inspirational poem which makes you feel refresh in life. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

This is a daily reminder

To relax,

To not get angry over small things,

To stay calm.

8. Mighty Oak

An inspirational poem by Kathy J Parenteau. This beautiful poem is really heartwarming, it tells that we should enjoy every moment of life. The poem describes a beautiful relationship between the father and the son. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

Stand tall, oh mighty oak, for all the world to see.

Your strength and undying beauty forever amazes me.

Though storm clouds hover above you,

Your branches span the sky.

9. Live Life

A beautiful poem by Dakhota Gray. An inspirational poem which gives you great lesson. It makes you realize that how precious is your life, and we should not waste it because of small things. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

Life is crazy

And totally unpredictable....

It's going to push you over,

Kick you while you're down,

10. Faith And Courage In Life

A beautiful poem by Angie M Flores. An inspirational poem which give you lesson to deal with life issues and have a powerful life lesson. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

In life there are people that will hurt us and cause us pain,

But we must learn to forgive and forget and not hold grudges.

11. Life Doesn't Frighten Me

A beautiful poem by an awesome writer Maya Angelou for kids. This inspirational poem suggest that “there is a way overcome fear”. This poem is best for kids. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

Shadows on the wall

Noises down the hall

Life doesn't frighten me at all.

12. Trouble But Not Defeat

An inspirational poem by Byron Pulsifer. This poem says that trouble come in life, but we should never give up and fight against it. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

Underneath our feet we find,

Those branches and thorns a grind.

Why is so life so mean,

It is as if no other scene.

13. Move Past This

An inspirational poem by Catherine Pulsifier. This poem says that we should overcome from our past, failure and focus on your goal. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

When you are feeling down

And all you can muster up is a frown

That is the time to stop

And count your blessings until you drop.

14. I'm Busy

A beautiful poem by Brooke Hampton. An inspirational poem says that everyone is busy in their own way, questioning themselves about their life, searching for themselves. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

I'm busy;

but not in the way most people accept.

I'm busy calming my fear and finding my courage.

15. Embracing All

An awesome poem is still unknown. An inspirational poem says that we should look into ourselves at both good and bad things to move forward. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

Light that lies deep inside of me

Come forth in all thy majesty

Show me thy gaze

Teach me thy ways.

16. Keep Going

An inspirational poem by Kate Summers. This poem tells us that when failure comes in life, we should never step back and keep going in life. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

When failures come — keep going

When you feel like giving up — keep going

When people mock your idea — keep going.

17. Look Well To This Day

An inspirational poem by Kalidasa, an Indian Poet. This poem tells that we should always look every day as a good over another day. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

Look well to this day,

For it and it alone is life.

In its brief course

Lie all the essence of your existence.

18. Hidden Mystery

A beautiful poem by Fred Burks. This inspirational poem says that every person have a secret mystery or a deeper depth in them. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

In the deepest depths of you and me

In the deepest depths of we

Lies the most beautiful jewel

Shining forth eternally.

19. Things You Can Control

A beautiful poem by Caleb LP Gunner. This inspirational poem says that you can control everything, no matter what happens in your life. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

Your Beliefs

Your attitude

Your thoughts

Your perspective

How honest you are

20. Don't Disrespect Yourself

An awesome poem by Shakira Wilkerson. This inspirational poem teaches us that no girl should disrespect herself because everyone is a jewel in themselves. It says that a girl should not harm her body and not let anyone to disrespect them. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

Why are you disrespecting yourself girl?

Don't you know you're a pearl?

You're a precious jewel,

Please honey, sweetie don't be no fool!

21. The Road Not Taken

A beautiful poem by Robert Frost. This inspirational poem relates the forest to life as “forest has two roads and we can travel only one, same it happens in our life”.

22. Do It Now

An amazing poem by Nixon Waterman. This inspirational poem says that if a work ks assigned to you do it at that time. Everyone should be kind and gentle and makes other happy. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

If you have a task worth doing,

Do it now!

In delay there's danger brewing,

Do it now!

23. Opportunity

An encouraging by Berton Braley. An inspirational poem which tell us that everyone has opportunity in their life, but it is on you that how you use it and be successful in life. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

With doubt and dismay you are smitten

You think there's no chance for you, son?

Why, the best books haven't been written.

24. How When Where

An amazing poem by John Oxenham. This inspirational poem is about its doesn't matter how you live, where you live or when you live if something really matter is that you. We should live life positively. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

It is not so much WHERE you live,

As HOW, and WHY, and WHEN you live,

That answers in the affirmative,

Or maybe in the negative.

25. One

A beautiful poem by Shawnee Kellie. This inspirational poem says that one word, one decision, one difference, we all have this one power to make a bold decision. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

One word can spark a moment,

One flower can wake the dream;

One tree can start a forest,

One bird can herald spring.

26. You Cannot Change

An awesome poem by Brian Tracy. This inspirational poem will change your life just read it once, it will make you feel love for it. It says that you cannot change the world but you can change yourself.

27. It Takes Courage

A beautiful poem by Anonymus. This inspiring poem says that it take courage to stand up after falling down, after a heart break, after a failure. When it is easy to fill down make it easy to stand up and gain hope. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

It takes strength to be firm,

It takes courage to be gentle.

It takes strength to conquer,

It takes courage to surrender.

28. The Simple Things

An awesome poem by Edgar A. Guest. This inspirational poem tells about simple things in life that we don't pay attention to as we know how they can make us really happy. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

I would not be too wise — so very wise

That I must sneer at simple songs and creeds,

And let the glare of wisdom blind my eyes.

29. Start Fresh

A beautiful poem by Ruchi Katendra. This inspirational poem says that we should always start a new day with refreshment by forgetting what happen yesterday, forget the memories that make you weak. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

I wanna start fresh....

and forget this place, the wicked world I lived in,

but not forget how glorious and essential it was to me.

30. Don't Quit

A beautiful poem by M. Tarun Prasad. This inspirational poem inspire by saying that you should never give up specially, when the things are going wrong. The poem reminds that “there are seed of success in your every failure”. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

When times are hard, you might stop for a bit,

But it's not over until the moment you quit.

On the river's bridge, failure are the planks;

Take one step at a time until you reach its banks.

31. Believe In Yourself

An awesome poem by Sagar Satpathy. This inspirational poem says that we should believe in ourself than nothing is impossible to achieve, work with determination and dedication as your god's finest creation. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

Believe in yourself and you can achieve

Things you never thought possible.

Believe in yourself and you can discover

New talents hidden inside of you.

32. Time Goes

A beautiful poem by Crystal Lewis. This inspirational poem says that time never wait for anyone, it just slips away. So enjoy your life, achieve your goal because nobody knows when time will pass.

33. Never Stop Being You

A beautiful poem by Terrie Brushette. An inspirational poem that every one should read. The poem says the truth that who never stop, who never stop to being themselves they always succeed in life. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

Never stop caring about the little things in life.

Never stop dreaming, and don't give into strife.

Never stop wondering are we on our own.

34. Circle of My Life

A beautiful poem by Carly Nasch. This inspirational poem says that move forward and never look behind. She compares the life with carousel, which always move ahead and never come back. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

Life is a carousel, always going forward, never going back.

Existence is a hard thing to keep when you stop trying.

To live a life, you must want to live.

35. Be The Best Of Whatever You Are

A beautiful poem by Douglas Malloch. This inspirational poem give the message that “whatever you do, give your best to it”. This poem inspires you, encourage you, to give your best all time.

36. A Voice Behind

A beautiful poem by Pearlyn. This inspirational poem says that every person has a potential voice inside them that help them to succeed.

37. Note To Self

An amazing poem by Donna Marie. This inspirational poem says that things don't always go as we want, so we should be ready to deal with the change. It gave an amazing lesson to young youth. Some lines of this inspirational poem is

Be like the willow that bends,

shade that it sends,

peace that it lends.

Poems can be entertaining, but it also provides inspiration, motivation, ability to admire. There are 37 inspirational poems that will cheer you in your life.

I hope you all enjoy while reading these inspirational poem. Which one of these inspirational poem is your favorite one? What other inspirational poems would you add to the list?

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Taniya Joshi

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