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Question: Does anyone know of a really inspiring poem by a famous poet!?
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Do not stand at my grave and weep,
I am not there, I do not sleep!.
I am in a thousand winds that blow,
I am the softly falling snow!.
I am the gentle showers of rain,
I am the fields of ripening grain!.
I am in the morning hush,
I am in the graceful rush
Of beautiful birds in circling flight,
I am the starshine of the night!.
I am in the flowers that bloom,
I am in a quiet room!.
I am in the birds that sing,
I am in each lovely thing!.
Do not stand at my grave and cry,
I am not there!. I do not die!.
-Mary Elizabeth FryeWww@QuestionHome@Com

Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

You may write me down in history
With your bitter, twisted lies,
You may trod me in the very dirt
But still, like dust, I'll rise!.

Does my sassiness upset you!?
Why are you beset with gloom!?
'Cause I walk like I've got oil wells
Pumping in my living room!.

Just like moons and like suns,
With the certainty of tides,
Just like hopes springing high,
Still I'll rise!.

Did you want to see me broken!?
Bowed head and lowered eyes!?
Shoulders falling down like teardrops!.
Weakened by my soulful cries!.

Does my haughtiness offend you!?
Don't you take it awful hard
'Cause I laugh like I've got gold mines
Diggin' in my own back yard!.

You may shoot me with your words,
You may cut me with your eyes,
You may kill me with your hatefulness,
But still, like air, I'll rise!.

Does my sexiness upset you!?
Does it come as a surprise
That I dance like I've got diamonds
At the meeting of my thighs!?

Out of the huts of history's shame
I rise
Up from a past that's rooted in pain
I rise
I'm a black ocean, leaping and wide,
Welling and swelling I bear in the tide!.
Leaving behind nights of terror and fear
I rise
Into a daybreak that's wondrously clear
I rise
Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave,
I am the dream and the hope of the slave!.
I rise
I rise
I rise!.


its one of the poems i really love and you cant get more inspiring or famous then that LOLWww@QuestionHome@Com

This is the year when hope fails you!.The test subjects run the experiments and the basterd you know is the hero you hate!.But coheasing is possible if we strive!.Theres no reason no lesson no time like the present!.Im telling you right now!.What have you got to lose!?What have you got to lose!?Exept your soul!Whos with us!-pulse of the maggots by:Slipknot

this inspires me to live in the darkness and kill all who step in my way!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

Laurence Binyon - For the Fallen
Walt Whitman - One Hour to Madness and Joy
Rudyard kipling - Gungha Din
Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Kubla Khan
Wilfred Owen - In Dulce et Decorum Est

Any one of those should do!. Read them all and see what I mean!.

Rebecca child, leave the dark, for their cookies are inferior and come live with us Bards of Albion in the light where you will see that some of those who step in your way are black-belts carrying guns!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

I said to a bug in the sink
Are you taking a swim or a drink!?
I, said the bug, am a sea-going tug -
Am I headed for land, do you think!?
What a silly, I said, that's no sea, it's a sink!
A sink it may be -
But I'd rather be at sea in the sink,
Than sink in the sea, sir, said he!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

I have to second "If" by Rudyard Kipling, but I'll also add "Rebirth" and "The Inventor", which are by him as well!.

Though he is not well-known, all of Ernest Norman's poems are wonderful and completely inspiring and worth many readings and rereadings!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

Some come here to sit and think
Some come here to fart and stink
But f*#k me dead and strike me pink
Wogs' come here to eat and drink

(this is a truly inspirational piece that was written on a toilet wall by a construction worker)Www@QuestionHome@Com

My Thoughts on Woody by Bob Dylan
It will blow your mind and its only about ten pages long but I live my life by it!.Www@QuestionHome@Com


by Rudyard KiplingWww@QuestionHome@Com