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8th Grade Poems | Examples of 8th Grade Poetry

8th Grade Poems - Examples of all types of 8th 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 8th grade.

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Premium Member Amanda Lou Babysitter with Boo
Vibrant vigorous vexing virginal vampire name of Amanda Lou Could transmogrify, materialize, reincarnate and shapeshift too. Other trick-or-treaters would get a shimmery, shivery, shocking shock When she changed from a vamp to an imp to a fairy...Read More
Categories: 8th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Apology Given to Morrie
Ghost stories roamed the woods during Halloween madness. Goblins and witches were crazy about black cat midnight gladness. The giant spooky Jack-o-Lantern King was coming into his own, Skeleton approached a conniving blue eyed-devil who stood all alone. Where...Read More
Categories: 8th grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Frankenstein Felt Claustrophobic
Relatives were coming in so fast that Frankenstein felt claustrophobic. Why invite all your relatives? He asked his wife Symbersobic. She laughed at his misery; in the throes of having fun with them. The door opened and sixteen...Read More
Categories: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Witch One and Witch Two
Witch One had no mind of her own. She followed Witch Two around doing whatever she did. Witch Two tried to shake her, left her at home. But she always came running up; she had lost her own...Read More
Categories: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member You are So Lucky
You are so lucky you are Frankenstein’s bride! Wonderful! Bravo! You caught the best bouquet ever. She did not feel lucky As she resewed on her limbs every night ...Read More
Categories: 8th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member Halloween Fun
Howling and hooting sets the tone for tonight Alabaster skin shows a child is full of fright Lover’s lane is as creepy as artery’s spackle. Laughter distorted as a witch’s cackle. Omnivorous owls fleeing from Frankenstein Werewolves and skeletons showing...Read More
Categories: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member They Are Following Me Again
They are following me again she told the fat man. He laughed and she hated him for it. Didn’t anyone else see the Jack-o-Lantern brigade? Didn’t they hear them snickering? Next she spoke to the bearded lady. Why are you...Read More
Categories: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member monoku-friends
friends sometimes cross bridges.....leaving to pass the moon into quietus...Read More
Categories: 7th grade, 8th grade,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member Ghostly Gargoyle Hoedown
A gargoyle with an injured paw Tried to dance at Ma’s corn pone heehaw. Unfortunately he hurt his jaw. Loud crow came by, hit him with his caw. The hoedown was pretty much in full swing. When ghosts crashed it...Read More
Categories: 8th grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Tale of the Persistent Ghost
I do not know if I should tell you the tale of the persistent ghost But since it is a campfire, how could I not? Being the good host. It is spooky and creepy, and might make...Read More
Categories: 8th grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member R E S P E C T F U L
Reaching into your soul to do the right thing Eagerly helping someone who needs help Sincerely applauding others’ successes Politely listening to others Enthusiastically being silent while others speak Caring about people and their property Treating people the way you want...Read More
Categories: 8th grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Acrostic
Beau Ideal
Nectared graces overwhelming must Underline your pulse-halting charms; Utopian opal spelt by honeyed terms, Resistless pearl cased in mortal dust. Fair-miened nymphs kings did melt; But such sly vixens, like old Phoenix Acing artful Death's ambrosial tricks, Would find your...Read More
Categories: 8th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Historic Event
That late summer morning, sky so cobalt blue and clear, I was enjoying coffee with my coworkers, I suddenly sensed we weren't alone in our vicinity, minutes later, an earth rocking jolt, a roar, a shrieking jet plane, blazing fuel, my co-workers...Read More
Categories: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Released from Others She Thrives
All she has to do is live her truth Clairaudient certainly for she sees spirits. She also has clairvoyance, clairsentience, claircognizance, Her family is discouraging, disappointed, angry. First they try to convince her that what she sees...Read More
Categories: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Thanks Mom
I could run a pie over there I think But my baking prowess is famous for being nonexistent. What other excuse could there be? I want to meet your dog? I ponder this for a day or two. The dog...Read More
Categories: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Prose Poetry

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