Jojoba Mansell


The Sunshine Within - Poem by Jojoba Mansell

On bleak days, with leaden skies,
when you don't know where to begin.
Your head hurts and your heart cries,
look for the sunshine within.

After dark dreams of panic and fear,
when you almost break, almost give in.
All hope smashed, dreams far from here,
look for the sunshine within.

On foul days, with no rest in sight,
and you cannot force a grin.
Remember be calm, it will be alright,
you have the sunshine within.


Comments about The Sunshine Within by Jojoba Mansell

  • Chinedu Dike (6/5/2015 3:51:00 PM)

    Powerful and inspiration piece of poetry, well articulated and insightfully penned with lovely rhyme scheme. If ones faith cannot endure, one cannot endure. Thanks for sharing. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON. (Report) Reply

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  • Kelly Kurt Kelly Kurt (3/26/2015 1:38:00 AM)

    Hope and perseverance. Thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Marketa Richnavska Marketa Richnavska (4/17/2014 4:17:00 AM)

    stunningly beautiful, thank you for such a poem... (Report) Reply

  • Karen Gonzalez-videla (3/27/2014 5:52:00 AM)

    Beautiful piece of art! ! ! I fell in love with the message you portrayed here :) If you have a chance, check my poems and comment on them :)

    Karen :) (Report) Reply

  • Jasbir Chatterjee Jasbir Chatterjee (3/26/2014 10:58:00 PM)

    Thanks for sharing this poem; just appropriate for today with leaden skies and water logged roads...congrats on being poem of the day... (Report) Reply

  • Stephen W (3/26/2014 8:50:00 PM)

    Very fine indeed. Nice rhyme and rhythm, combined with clarity of expression. Bravo! (Report) Reply

  • * Sunprincess * (3/26/2014 1:48:00 PM)

    ~After dark dreams of panic and fear,
    when you almost break, almost give in.
    All hope smashed, dreams far from here,
    look for the sunshine within.~
    .......this is the best advice anyone has ever given...enjoyed.. (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren Valerie Dohren (3/26/2013 11:44:00 AM)

    Excellent write, expressing a great philosophy of hope. (Report) Reply

  • Savita Tyagi (3/26/2013 9:50:00 AM)

    Lovely poem. We need to stay in touch with our sunshine within. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Gajanan Mishra Gajanan Mishra (3/26/2013 8:18:00 AM)

    You have the sunshine within. thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Leslie Philibert (3/26/2013 6:23:00 AM)

    Like the message, good write (Report) Reply

  • Jayne Davies Jayne Davies (3/26/2013 2:02:00 AM)

    A lovely poem! Well done! x (Report) Reply

  • Jayne Davies Jayne Davies (3/26/2013 2:01:00 AM)

    A lovely poem! Well done! x (Report) Reply

  • Jayne Davies Jayne Davies (3/26/2013 2:01:00 AM)

    A lovely poem! Well done! x (Report) Reply

  • Ruth Walters (3/27/2012 11:30:00 AM)

    I love this poem. I've been feeling anxious of late and it made me feel better about things. You have a gift. (Report) Reply

  • Kevin Halls (3/27/2012 7:08:00 AM)

    A message of hope flows through this wonderful poem, in other words don't give up.
    We've all had hard times and bad days, but we get through it eventually.
    Great poem! (Report) Reply

  • Besa Dede Besa Dede (3/26/2012 11:26:00 PM)

    A great poem, and even so the message it conveys!
    Should you read mine Memento, I'd appreciate a review.
    ~Besa (Report) Reply

  • pagode Kim (3/26/2012 9:44:00 PM)

    A wunderful poem... thank you for the message! (Report) Reply

  • Nims-sunshine Princess Nims-sunshine Princess (3/26/2012 10:42:00 AM)

    Nice poem... ^^ with a positive msg_ there is always a sunshine within..no matter how much is rainy surround (Report) Reply

  • Okoye Charles Chukwudi Okoye Charles Chukwudi (3/26/2012 10:34:00 AM)

    Nice poem.....look for the sunshine in you.
    Good work....+ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 26, 2012

Poem Edited: Thursday, September 5, 2013


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