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Best 11Th Grade Poems

Below are the all-time best 11Th Grade poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of 11th 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, 12th 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, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
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, 12th grade,
Form: Light Verse
Rise Up
Rise Up

Rise up to the blessing of another day.
To all that awaits you this moment.
To all that will challenge you and enlighten you.
 
Rise up...

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Categories: 11th grade, 12th grade, black african
Form: Free verse
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, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Blink Out

Life is a

free fall feeling

face first

into the wind.

You can't predict its

direction

or speed,

so, don't try.

Enjoy

the weightless 

sensation

of flight as you fall.

Knowing that someday your 

flame...

will simply...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade, allegory, beautiful,
Form: Verse
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, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Green Oasis

I overhear feisty breezes
whispering words of gibberish
amidst the sound of rustling leaves.

Setting the treetops aflutter
they garner secrets from the wind,
decoding subtle sighs and heaves.

Like an...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade, children, fantasy,
Form: Verse
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, 12th grade,
Form: Pantoum
A Burst Of Orange
A Burst Of Orange
By Lauren Hardman 

For me,
Orange
Bright and new 
Symbolizes warmth 
Acceptance 
And strength.

Orange blends well 
With fuchsia pink.
The two colors 
Match up nicely
To...

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Categories: 11th grade, art, joy, meaningful, passion,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member SUICIDE RIPOSTE

In midst of evading sounds and shadows
Lurks the soulless in search of reasoning
Whilst in the fullness, a youth bud still grows
Yet heard less, seen less,...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Sonnet
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, 12th grade,
Form: Than-Bauk
Premium Member Be Loyal
Be loyal whether things are going your way or not.
Unite with your fellow dwellers
Speak your mind 
After you listen to their views
Take them seriously
You are...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
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, 12th grade,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Full Corn Moon
She tiptoes in quietly, pushing out summer.
There is a hush in the corn fields.
Even the crows are silent.
Scratch. Scratch. Everyone is readying themselves.

Full corn moon,...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Personification
Premium Member My Love Affair With Orange
Orange is my utmost best color, my best friend, my girl.
She laughs from the rooftop, and she makes me mouth curl.
She glitters and she shines,...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
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, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Attitude can be nurtured and changed
By you in spite of what has happened in your day
Confident people master it quickly
Despite what they are enduring
Enthusiasm is...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: ABC
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, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Help Me Save One At A Time
Help me save the children from rage and hopelessness,
Bring your optimistic lanterns, and your jubilant joy sticks.

Meet me in a half hour in the gazebo...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Daydreaming in Class
You will need a terrific setting.  The suck up kids are nodding. 
Make sure that your character is interesting. 
She says this in a...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Narrative
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, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Woods Enthuse Me
Woods enthuse me,
Bring me to a dancing state.
Lilt me, lift me, bring me back to my soul mother.
Bring me home, in pure joy and excitement.

I...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Free verse
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, 12th grade,
Form: Kimo
Premium Member Grudges do not Work for Me
I held a grudge 'til four o'clock
And then I watched TV.
Remembered it at nine.
It very much hurt me.

Took grudge to bed and nurtured it.
Next to...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse