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Horses at Midnight without a Moon

By Jack Gilbert
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This poem speaks to the strength of our spirit, the abiding hope we can place in our inner angels.

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Psalm 91

A reminder that God offers shelter, protection, and solace to those who follow him.

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"'Hope' is the thing with feathers . . ."

Hope is the thing with feathers / that perches in the soul . . .

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"I never saw a moor . . ."

The poet does not have to see to believe --the definition of faith.

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Waking after the Surgery

Chatti, who bled uncontrollably for two years due to a tumor, writes a heartfelt, hopeful poem about finally healing from her trauma.

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Prayer Rug

We are almost present in this poem, kneeling on the prayer rug, filled with faith and joy.

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The Work of Happiness

Happiness can be found within ourselves; it is “growth in peace.”

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Thanks

This poem reminds us to hold onto our gratitude, even in the midst of turmoil and darkness.

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Song of Myself, 51

This poem about discovery, change, and transformation contains Whitman's arguably most famous lines: “Do I contradict myself? / Very well then I contradict myself, / (I am large, I contain multitudes.)”

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"The Sun Never Says"

This Hafiz-inspired poem by Daniel Ladinsky shows the nature of unconditional love and that selfless quality of really being able to love someone well.

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Twenty-One Love Poems [Poem III]

Rich's “Twenty-One Love Poems,” written between 1974 and 1976, is a moving account of the ups and downs of a romantic relationship.

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EXPLORE TOPIC

Faith