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What If? - Spoken Word - Jon Jorgenson
11 Memorable Poems About Peace
Sadness and darkness are natural cousins. Since ancient times, people have worn black to express their grief. Happiness is attracted to sunshine and depression to darkness. There is a certain romance in darkness and melancholy. There is something mysterious about that which is hidden and unknown.
Meaning of Life Poems
Poems on nature: during the height of mosquito season, they are our link to the outdoors, the only way to enjoy the great green world out there. Just me? A good poem on nature slows us down. It reminds us of the dirt we walk on, the trees we pass by, the birds overhead, the hands that have tilled and planted, the survival of seeds—of animals, of humans—despite everything. And in that seeing, in that remembering, we honor the beauty and brutality of the natural world. Now, first things first: I need you to know that I could fill an entire post with Mary Oliver poems on nature.
You are still learning that beauty blooms in the darkest of places, like the flower whose roots grab hold of the soil deep underneath the ground, yes, you will rise like the stem, and open your petals to the sky. I am but one in this atmosphere. One person. One smile. One body on these legs. One heart beating furiously in my chest. I am but one in this universe.
Some of us read poetry for an eager and fast escape from this world. On the other hand, some of us read poetry solely to share it with the ones we love. There are miracles on paper that can easily be forgotten about if we let them be. The following poems are written by some of our favorites such as Shakespeare, John Donne, Homer, and more. It is clear why these have become some of the most famous and unforgettable poems ever written. So grab a pen, and interpret these poems in your own, unique way.