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:

life lessons

Life Lessons

A lesson is learned every day,
What lesson did you learn today?
Whatever it is, I'm sure it's great,
Take what you've learned, don't let it wait.....

thinking of you

Thinking Of You Poems

Every time I think of you
I am thankful for all you do.
You are always there
And, you always show you care....



good morning to you


Good Morning Poems

A good morning to you
Be the best at what you do.
Get up and give thanks
You get to fill in the blanks....


goodbye poems

Goodbye Poems

So difficult it is saying goodbye
At times it can make us cry.
Saying goodbye is never easy
At times it makes us feel so queasy...


Past Featured Poems Can be found on our Popular Poems


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For The Month of  April:

Happy Easter


Easter Poems
Lift up your heads, ye happy throngs,
And let your hearts be filled with light!
The Lord of Easter hears your songs,
And loves to see your faces bright.....

Christian Poems

Christian Poems
Life has mostly simple moments
Like the rising sun each day.
The times of truly great excitement
Seem like clouds that drift away.


funny birthday poems to make you smile 

Funny Birthday Poems
We count our birthdays by the years,
And with each one we add,
We count them short, if they've brought joy,
And long, it they've been sad...



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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