Get Your Premium Membership

Best 12Th Grade Poems

Below are the all-time best 12Th Grade poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of 12th 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...

Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 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...

Read More
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...

Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,

Premium Member The Color Of My Heart


Sketch the sunset leaving today behind
sinking in the footsteps of yesterday.
And feel the ripple of all life combined
empty your thoughts, take all but love away.

Emblazon...

Read More
Categories: 12th grade, beautiful, character,

Premium Member Go Away


wars, drugs, poverty
famine, fear, rape, death
and degradation 
that's the kind of world 
desperate immigrants flee
and yet, we won't let them in
go die on the other...

Read More
Categories: 12th grade, anger, angst,

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...

Read More
Categories: 11th grade, 12th grade,

Premium Member Silhouettes In Moonlight



The soft song of a summer breeze is heard
to make the gilded leaves of Autumn sigh.
It's been three muted months without a word
love lost its...

Read More
Categories: 12th grade, allusion, death,

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...

Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,

Premium Member Save Our Sisters
A poem about infanticide of girls...

"Save Our Sisters!"

Many girls lost, many girls missed
Many girls lost, never to be Ms.
Strings of girls, strands of pearls, 
Gone,...

Read More
Categories: 12th grade, abortion, children,

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...

Read More
Categories: 10th grade, 12th grade,

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...

Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 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...

Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,

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...

Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,

Upside Down Pompous Cake
½ cup sass
1 tbsp eye roll
2 cups suprirotive 
1 cup white privilege 
½ tsp rudeness
1 brand new car, softened 
5 oz brand name clothing
A dash...

Read More
Categories: 12th grade, culture, people,

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



...

Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 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...

Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 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...

Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 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...

Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,

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,...

Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,

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

Read More
Categories: 12th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,

Latino-Americanos: The Children of an Oscuro Pasado
Baile con migo, hips made from the rhythm of merengés and cumbias, samba, swagger and a pinch of azucar mixed into my backbone. 
My first...

Read More
Categories: 11th grade, 12th grade,

Premium Member Friends Are The Lights


Friends are the lights that allow you to see
personal faults through sympathetic eyes
and never flicker should you disagree.

Even subjected to the third degree
they're never willing...

Read More
Categories: 12th grade, feelings, friend,

Premium Member The Little Match Girl
She sat huddled in an alleyway, frozen to the bone
Shivering with the clutch of matches that she sold.
She hadn't sold a match, but so longed...

Read More
© Jesse Rowe  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: 12th grade, death, girl,

Premium Member Keep Right on Writing
1   Would you say that you’d like to write better?
2   Keep writing whether book or love letter.
3   Great writers...

Read More
© Jesse Rowe  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: 12th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,

Premium Member My Princess
When I grow up, will I still be princess?

Of course, says glowing daddy. 
 
A roll of the queen’s eyes.
...

Read More
Categories: 12th grade, family, father