Deep Poems About Life

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Bisera Apostolova
Life is not just a journey on the surface; it's a voyage through the profound depths of experiences, emotions, and discoveries.
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Table of contents
Ode to Ephemera
Beyond the Mirror's Gaze
Shadows and Suns
In Nature's Embrace
Cosmic Specks
Sands of Moments
Rivers of Reality
Whispers of the Heart
The Dance of Seasons
Echoes in the Breeze
Labyrinth of Dreams
Pages of Time

Ode to Ephemera

Life’s fleeting shadow, on a dawning day,  

Kisses the earth and then must fly away.  

We are but whispers, held in passing time,  

A transient echo, a forgotten rhyme.  

Yet in this brevity, magic we find,  

In fleeting moments, life's song intertwined.  

With every heartbeat, eternity we trace,  

Dancing with destiny, in a tender embrace.

Seek not permanence, in this shifting dance,  

But relish the steps, in life's fleeting trance.  

Each day a gift, a precious, fragile art,  

Holding the universe, in a beating heart.

The dawn turns to dusk, stars light up the night,  

Yet our essence remains, in the pale moonlight.  

Embrace the ephemeral, the transient gleam,  

For in those brief moments, life’s purpose may seem.

Time’s river flows, carving paths in its wake,  

Yet in its currents, memories we make.  

Though our presence may be a fleeting affair,  

In the cosmos, our stories forever share.

Beyond the Mirror's Gaze

Look not upon the surface, where reflections lie,  

But deep within the eyes, where secrets do reside.  

Life is not the skin, but the stories beneath,  

Unfolded through scars, joys, love, and grief.

Mirrors show images, but souls they can't view,  

Within their silvered depths, true selves are few.  

Seek the heart's chamber, where true tales begin,  

A realm beyond reflections, skin deep and thin.

For beyond the mirror, in shadows and light,  

Lie tales of valor, dreams, and silent plight.  

Each wrinkle, each line, a chapter of lore,  

Narrating a journey, life's ever-changing score.

With every gaze, seek deeper, explore more,  

Beyond the facade, to life’s authentic core.  

For mirrors may deceive, may distort, may sway,  

But the soul’s truth, they can never betray.

In this world of appearances, masks, and guise,  

Seek the genuine, the real, the unfeigned ties.  

For life is not just what on the surface gleams,  

But the depth, the essence, and the dreams it deems.

Shadows and Suns

Between dusk and dawn, our tales unfold,  

In places unseen, in stories untold.  

Every sunset, a chapter's demise,  

Every sunrise, hope's sweet surprise.

In the heart of darkness, shadows play,  

Yet even then, dreams don't decay.  

Stars shimmer, reminding of days bygone,  

Promising strength, urging us to tread on.

Life’s dance is a mix of night and day,  

A tapestry of love, work, and play.  

For in the quiet night, wisdom we earn,  

And with the day’s light, we apply what we learn.

Cherish the dusk, its serene tranquility,  

But also the dawn, and its vibrant ability.  

For life is not just the brightness we see,  

It's also the shadows, where secrets run free.

In the ballet of time, where past and present meet,  

Every moment is fleeting, yet incredibly sweet.  

For in the union of sun and night's shade,  

Is the rhythm of life, beautifully played.

In Nature's Embrace

In the rustling leaves and the river’s flow,  

Life's lessons from nature, silently grow.  

Mountains peak and valleys low,  

Teach us how to rise and bow.

The persistent stream, carving stone with grace,  

Reminds us of patience, and life's steady pace.  

The towering tree, standing tall and proud,  

Whispers tales of time, silent yet loud.

In the dance of flames, and the ocean's tide,  

Nature’s rhythms and life coincide.  

From the desert's heat to the winter's snow,  

Life’s extremes, nature does show.

Birdsongs at dawn, the wolf’s night cry,  

Speak of freedom, under the vast sky.  

Each sunrise, a promise of hope anew,  

Each sunset, a reflection, deep and true.

For in nature's lap, we find our place,  

A world of wonder, of beauty and grace.  

Every petal, every stone, every tree,  

Echoes the essence, the depth of you and me.

Cosmic Specks

Stars above, infinite and bright,  

Amid them, our lives, a brief flash of light.  

Yet in this vastness, every choice we make,  

Crafts ripples that endless galaxies shake.

Galaxies spiral, universes expand,  

Yet life's mysteries, we strive to understand.  

In the cosmos' embrace, we're but a small part,  

Yet carry its vastness within our heart.

Amidst stardust, our essence was born,  

From cosmic events, our souls were torn.  

We journey through space, on this Earth we ride,  

Seeking purpose, with the stars as our guide.

Nebulas glow, meteors streak and fly,  

Mirroring life's joys, tears, and the sigh.  

For in the vast canvas of night so deep,  

Lie dreams we conjure, and promises we keep.

Though in the universe, we may seem small,  

Our spirit, our will, stand immensely tall.  

For in this cosmic play, of eons and time,  

Each soul, each life, is profoundly sublime.

Sands of Moments

Grains of sand, in the hand they slip,  

Like the fleeting moments, life’s firm grip.  

Cherish each particle, each second’s glee,  

For in them lie lifetimes, and eternity.

Clocks may tick, calendars pages turn,  

Yet life's true essence, we continually learn.  

In the hourglass, time steadily flows,  

Marking joyous highs and heart-wrenching lows.

Deserts vast, where time seems still,  

Echo life’s trials, challenges, and will.  

Yet with every gust, dunes reshape, renew,  

Much like our paths, constantly changing hue.

Footprints fade, yet memories remain,  

Of golden days and silver rain.  

For in the journey, with each step we take,  

Histories, stories, and legacies we make.

Like castles of sand, dreams may crumble, fall,  

Yet with hope as our mortar, we rebuild them tall.  

For in each grain, in every minute's dance,  

Lie chances endless, for love, dreams, and romance.

Rivers of Reality

Life's river, relentless in its flow,  

Shapes the rocks, with time's slow throw.  

We are the water, the current's drive,  

Shaping destinies as we strive.

Eddies whirl, in life's chaotic dance,  

Yet we navigate, given the chance.  

Through rapids wild, calm pools we find,  

Such is the river, of the conscious mind.

Its banks may confine, its boundaries set,  

Yet our spirit's thirst, it can't ever net.  

For every droplet, every stream's twist,  

Carries dreams, hopes, in its mist.

Where the river bends, futures intertwine,  

Where waters merge, fates realign.  

In its depths, reflections of the past,  

Surface memories, shadows it cast.

To the ocean vast, all rivers lead,  

Merging stories, in a vast sea of creed.  

For in the river of life, from start to end,  

Lie tales of foes, family, and friend.

Whispers of the Heart

In silent beats, our truths unfold,  

In chambers deep, our stories told.  

Each pulse a moment, each throb a dream,  

Life's orchestra, an endless theme.

Blood courses, like rivers deep and wide,  

Carrying love, pain, pride inside.  

In every beat, a secret kept,  

Of tears we've shed, nights we've wept.

Yet, in its rhythm, hope does play,  

A melody sweet, keeping despair at bay.  

For every heartbeat, strong and true,  

Echoes a promise, forever renew.

Whispers of passion, silent screams of pain,  

Resound in the heart, again and again.  

For in its cadence, life's symphony we find,  

A dance of emotions, of the soul and mind.

Listen closely, to its silent song,  

For in its depths, we all belong.  

To the heart's whispers, its unending chant,  

Of dreams pursued, and wishes grant.

The Dance of Seasons

Spring emerges, life begins to bloom,  

Chasing away winter's chilling gloom.  

Blossoms awaken, to the sun’s warm kiss,  

Promising beginnings, in nature’s bliss.

Summer's warmth, in golden rays does play,  

Long days of joy, in a sunlit ballet.  

Meadows dance, in hues so deep and bright,  

While nights shimmer, in a starry light.

Autumn arrives, with a painter’s touch,  

Crimsons and golds, in a vibrant clutch.  

Leaves fall, whispering tales of the past,  

Of moments cherished, memories that last.

Winter's embrace, cold, serene and white,  

Covers the land, in a blanket so tight.  

Yet beneath the snow, life quietly waits,  

For spring’s return, and the opening gates.

In this cycle, of birth, growth, and rest,  

Life’s profound rhythm, is truly expressed.  

For with each season, in its unique dance,  

Nature reveals, life’s delicate chance.

Echoes in the Breeze

Wind whispers secrets, from lands far and near,  

Carrying tales, of joy, love, and fear.  

Each gust a story, each breeze a song,  

Echoes of places, where memories belong.

Mountain winds, crisp and cool in their play,  

Speak of heights, where eagles sway.  

Desert gusts, hot and dry in their path,  

Narrate tales of sand, sun, and aftermath.

Ocean breezes, salty and wet to the taste,  

Share sagas of waves, and storms faced.  

Forest zephyrs, fresh with nature’s scent,  

Whisper stories, where time is well spent.

In each breeze, a fragment of time floats,  

Carrying snippets, like handwritten notes.  

So, pause and listen, when the wind does tease,  

For in its embrace, are life's mysteries.

Labyrinth of Dreams

Nights unfold, in a realm so vast,  

Where future mingles, with shadows of the past.  

In dreams, we wander, through mazes deep,  

Seeking answers, while the world does sleep.

Visions of places, unknown yet known,  

Echoes of voices, in tones softly thrown.  

In this realm, reality does bend,  

Merging truths, beginnings, and end.

Some dreams inspire, with a hopeful light,  

While others haunt, in the depth of night.  

Yet each night’s journey, in its unique theme,  

Reveals a facet, of life’s vast dream.

Chasing moonbeams, or flying with stars,  

Confronting fears, healing old scars.  

For in this labyrinth, of sleep's embrace,  

We confront our soul, face to face.

Pages of Time

Life unfolds, like a book unread,  

With chapters many, where stories spread.  

From the first word, to the final line,  

Each page holds a moment, forever to shine.

Some chapters are joyous, filled with glee,  

While others test, our strength and decree.  

Yet with every turn, lessons we glean,  

From experiences lived, and those unseen.

Ink of memories, on parchment of days,  

Narrates tales, in countless ways.  

Stories of love, adventure, and strife,  

All penned in the grand book of life.

So read each page, with an open heart,  

For in every word, life’s art does start.  

And as the pages, continue to turn,  

May life’s lessons, we continue to learn.

PUBLISHED: Sep 20, 2023
Written By
Bisera Apostolova
Digital whisperer by day, professional beach bum by weekend. Runs on code, caffeine, and unconditional love from family and furballs. Workaholic? More like worka-LOL-ic! If my life had a control-alt-delete, I'd still choose to reboot at the beach. #TechTanLines
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