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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,



Premium Member Beauty Can't Compete


When the last rays of sunlight start to die
scarlet flames burn the sky, as clouds ignite.
And while the birds roost, bats begin to fly
hunting down...

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Categories: 10th grade, 12th grade,

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,

Suicide and scars
Looking high up in the sky 
I stand still in my balcony 
Thinking and about to cry 
Filthy thoughts are all that fathom me 

I...

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Categories: 10th grade, anxiety, dark,

What If
What if the world wasn't ours
What if we saw everyone's scars
What if we saw all the secrets they hide
Behind all of their carefully thought out...

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Categories: 10th grade, art, autumn,

Pretend
When you said you believed me 
I laughed 
I laughed how you easily believed 
In the things I pretend 
How you never knew the things...

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Categories: 10th grade, smile, sorry,

Premium Member Lies

Everyone seems to lie today, 
Their empty words are made of clay.
They mold their oily words to please, 
to make us kneel and feel at...

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Categories: 10th grade, humanity, life,

Premium Member A Putrid Expanding Abyss

I can smell the coppery scent of blood
and the stench of death, excrement and piss.
A soldier lies dead, his face in the mud,
I never believed...

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Categories: 10th grade, angst, anxiety,

Premium Member Dance To Her Tune


I don’t see the sun shine much any more
its diminished light’s all but gone away.
For charcoal clouds bring Autumn rains...that pour
and send all the children...

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Categories: 10th grade, 12th grade,

Premium Member Two Nice Days In A Row


Just yesterday winter made the front page
yet, today everyone’s talking of spring.
And of sensations only spring can bring
like warm breezes that disarm winter's rage.
Yet, like...

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Categories: 10th grade, beautiful, feelings,

Premium Member Definably Fall


When Summer pants in the hot humid air
sweat drops morph into dewdrops as night cools.
The smiles sunshine shaped, are no longer there
for all the kids...

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Categories: 10th grade, autumn, beautiful,

Premium Member Scarlet Shroud

You grieve for Autumn when colored leaves die
emotional tears almost make you cry.
For fall feels like a hole with no bottom
when colored leaves die, you...

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Categories: 10th grade, autumn, beauty,

Premium Member Flints Of Light

winter feathers the land with snow
blanketing everything in white
an impressionist like Van Gogh
winter feathers the land with snow
while sunbeams set it all aglow
icicles sparking flints...

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Categories: 10th grade, beautiful, imagery,

Premium Member In Awe With Aurora Borealis
aurora borealis spiritual realm
ethereal water paint leaves me breathless
God’s handiwork, His paintbrush at the helm.
reverent silence,  heavenly caress,

ethereal water paint leaves me breathless
wonderment complete...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,

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,

Letter to My Beloved- Contest
In the last few moments before you would slip from my grasp, I would tell you how heartbreak will be too much to bear and...

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Categories: 10th grade, lost love,

Premium Member Jagged Eyes


Stealing light day had won
gray clouds evoke despair
choking a waning sun.

And dullness dims the air
as flower petals close
like the sun wasn’t there.

And brindled bruised splotches
dapple...

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Categories: 10th grade, beautiful, fire,

Premium Member Alliteration For Poets
Alliteration always awesome
Ballad beyond barnyard basics
Crystalline calls careful consonants,

Diamante delivers deeply
Enthusiasm excites eager ears,
Fanciful frolicking faerie

Generously gives grateful glee
Hyping haiku to heavenly heights,
Imagery and imagination

Jubilantly...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,

Premium Member Scared Of Her Uniqueness

she was a mess
people were scared
of uniqueness

she did not care
lived by her heart
knew herself well

people jumped back
friends delighted
family annoyed

followed her rules
lived her own dreams
happy magnet



...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,

Premium Member Would You Still Love Me If
Would you still love me if I killed your leg?
If I cut it off and baked it, would you still love me?
If I served it...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,

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,

Premium Member Writing Is My Therapy
writing is my therapy.
she releases feelings in me nothing else releases
I do not even care if it is poetry, 
it is the feeling i seek,
she...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,

Premium Member Butterfly Magic Juice
hope and joy 
sprinkled liberally
in generous amounts

butterfly magic juice
summer holiday shine
dragon flits mercifully

sunlit orbs
rainbow feelings
heartfelt spirit man

garden entices 
marigold's ruffles
teasing the honeybees

faeries tiny secrets 
hidden...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,

Premium Member Your Heart Knows
Your empathetic sensitivity
was placed there for a reason
listen to your heart's soul...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,

Premium Member Ghost Fun
ghost cameras
	recording spirits.
			Sure….

ghost riders
        	galloping entities
			okay….

ghost dancers
	shaking their booties
			What booties?
...

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Categories: 10th grade, 4th grade,