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    Posted on Dec 15, 2015

    12 Painfully Beautiful Poems That Will Give You So Many Feelings

    "Come when the nights are bright with stars / Or when the moon is mellow"

    1. For when you're just grateful to be alive: "Thank You" by Ross Gay

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    2. For wedding vow inspiration: "Invitation to Love" by Paul Laurence Dunbar

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    3. For when you want to be inspired: "When Giving Is All We Have" by Alberto Ríos

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    4. For when you're coping with heartache: "Ebb" by Edna St. Vincent Millay

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    5. For when you need some motivation: "Leo Said" by Eileen Myles

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    6. For when love is making you feel super dramatic : "The Conditional" by Ada Limón

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    7. For when you want to show Mom some love: "Sonnets are full of love, and this my tome" by Christina Rossetti

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    8. Or Dad: "Only a Dad" by Edgar Guest

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    9. For when you're wistful about childhood: "Playgrounds" by Laurence Alma-Tadema

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    10. For when you need to remember the beauty in the world: "Miracles" by Walt Whitman

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    11. For when you're itching for your next trip: "Vacation" by Rita Dove

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    12. For when you're feeling nostalgic: "Wine Tasting" by Kim Addonizio

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    More poems can be found in Poem-a-Day: 365 Poems for Every Occasion, which is available now.

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