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Best 10Th Grade Poems

Below are the all-time best 10Th Grade poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of 10th grade poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member We Are Not Merely Poets
Some of us are secretive at first. We hide our poetry’s soul self, 
gently letting her peep out; sometimes regretting it immediately.
Fearful of critiques from...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Oceana
Oceana

Oceana flings her sequined petticoats
Upon the sands as if to toss the seaweed 
From the swirling edges
While she dances with the wind
With each turn she...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What Is Stopping You
What is holding you back?
What is stopping you?
What is making you uncomfortable 
about asking?
about wanting?
about dreaming?
about wishing?
about expecting?
about planning?
about setting new goals?
about learning new things?
about...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beauty Can't Compete
Lingering rays of sunlight slowly die
as scarlet burns the sky, where clouds ignite.
And while the birds roost, bats begin to fly,
capturing elusive moths in mid-flight.
Luna...

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Categories: 10th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member That Tiny Spark of Hope
"what is this strange place, we find ourselves in
trapped in the open, we are free within"

in the darkest realm of desperation,
we find love and some...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Fueled By Love
Grief hides itself
behind a veil
of anger, fear, and disbelief,
and yet, it invades your every thought.
Inside, you want to lash out
at death;
to send the hurt back!
Grief...

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Categories: 10th grade, angst, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To My High School Math Teacher
Thank you, Mr. Rogers (yes, his real name!) 
for rescuing me from teenage purgatory.

       Perplexed teenager, lacking social lumen
...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Italian Sonnet
Premium Member What Color Are You
What color are you?
You! You! You! You! You! You! I could do this all day. Smirk.
I am not talking about hair color, eye color, or...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Time
Time is not
     a ticking clock,
          it has
    ...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Verse
Premium Member A Bullfrog's Croak
Silent as smoke, darkness descends,
as shadows merge and daylight ends. 
For summoned by a bullfrog's croak,
darkness descends, silent as smoke.

The Moon pools in ebony skies;
gilded...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Legion of Doom
howling black wolves complain to new moon,
of devastation wrought by creatures!
different from rest in size and shape,
walk on two legs, strange hairless features!

in packs behind...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Paintings Call My Name
My art delights me, covers my walls.
Smiling, dancing, laughing magical beings.
Reminding me how much I love to choose colors.
Appreciated by no one as much as...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Knee-Jerk Reaction
An outpouring of happiness
love surges up from the heart
and splashes against the soul; 
an emotion exclusive to humans.

More than a ubiquitous word,
love is an overwhelming...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Edges
ebony edges
day depleted of color...
scarlet stained sunset


(Haiku)


July, 23, 2020
Haiku or Senyru Poetry Contest
By: Constance La France...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member In the Know With Vangogh
In the know
With Van Gogh
You all think you know him
But who channels him?
Who swims in color?
Who has paint on their hands in a perpetual way?
You...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Light Verse

Book: Shattered Sighs