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12th Grade Poems | Examples of 12th Grade Poetry

12th Grade Poems - Examples of all types of 12th grade poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for 12th grade.
Premium Member Politicians
If they refuse to step up to do what needs to be done we'll find a place for them out under the sun. If they continue to quibble and won't lend a hand we'll leave all their bones to bleach white...Read More
Categories: 12th grade,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member One Stop On The Highway --- Song Lyric --- No music -yet-
It was one stop on the highway along a long desert road. Billy said, “wake up”. I thought it was some kind of code. I stumbled out into the sun's glare; if there was an answer I didn't see it out...Read More
Categories: 12th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I'm Ready
When I was young, you frightened me and I hated you in those days. I wanted you to leave me be, you seemed strange in so many ways. Years passed, and I'd often shun you hoping that you'd leave me...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Quatrain
The devil wears slim
The devil wears slim fit suits Parading his perilous muscular body whose shape leads to a man's daughter's demise. The devil wears pointy & shiny Raniera shoes, walking around posing a floppy step like a model, drawing...Read More
Categories: 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
THE LIVING SPIRITS THAT NEED TO BE REVIVED TO HELP KEEP MAN AND WOMAN KIND ALIVE
Man and Womankind wants to stay alive and these "Spirits' need to be revived! The Spirit of Hope! The Spirit of Empathy! The Spirit of Love!The Spirit of Compassion!The Spirit of Kindness! The Spirit of...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 1st grade,
Form: Ballad



Summer Solstice 2021 i
Sunday, June twentieth thousand nineteen at eleven fifty at 11:31 Post Meridian Eastern Standard Time will find Earth's North Pole tilted closest toward sun. This demarcates most daylight hours of the year for people living the northern hemisphere. Just shy of high noon...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Summer Solstice 2021 ii
if necessary applying pledged finishing touches repurposing third rock for another species slated to inherit pseudo tabula rasa after Campbells, and broth hers detox polluted primordial soup i.e. once cleansed of poisons, thus...I condense my Green New Deal spiel! Midwinter night...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Summer Solstice 2021 iii
Awake to the celestial sea chant Starry-eyed dark matter of infinite space Espied by countless eons since original human race Became cognizant of her/ his terrestrial place Gilding the heavens with strings of pearly hued lace Closer to Earth charting early skywatchers to notice moon face Held...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Stands The Tip Of The Bay
Back, Back, By The Coast; There'd Be Sound's Wave's Of Course! Stand's The Tip Of The Bay, The Shoreline's Lead To Place! .... Up Before The Start Of Dawn, Begins; Where The Seashores Every Fun To Win! Luck That Call's Us...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, appreciation,
Form: Ballad
On eagles wings Isaiah 40:31
"But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength: they shall up the wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint." Isaiah 40: 31 ...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Sixty Seconds in Every Hour Always
We all have the same amount of time. Twenty-four hours. Sixty seconds in each minute. Sixty minutes in each hour. None of us has thirty seconds in a minute. None of us has ninety seconds in an hour. We all have...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member An Insect Riddle for You
What is the deadliest insect on the planet? Wood tick? No Praying mantis? If you mate with her. Wolf spider? Tsetse fly? Nah. The Tsetse fly only kills ten thousand people a year. Raise your glass if you said mosquito. She kills millions of...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
A MEMORY
A MEMORY DIVE INTO THAT MEMORY LANE I SHUFFLE THE PICTURES SO VIVID, THEY SEEM ALIVE NOW, JUST SIT AND CLOSE MY EYES AND REMINISCE A DAY IN THE PLAYGROUND THAT STILL COMFORTS MY MIND I SEE MYSELF, SITTING UNDER THAT...Read More
Categories: 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
The heavenly angles rejoice
OH! It is true that each time a lost soul turns his or her life Over to the tender hearted mercies of Jesus Christ! The heavenly angles are rejoicing! Because another priceless Soul has been snatched from...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member James Bee Dee
James Bee Dee dunked himself in vats of cologne, Hoping this would cover up his lack of bathing. Every Saturday night he spends by himself, alone. Primping, preening, for a lovely woman, he’s craving. Preparing for a date that...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Rhyme

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