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Best 7Th Grade Poems

Below are the all-time best 7Th Grade poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of 7th grade poems written by PoetrySoup members


NOW I LAY ME
Now I lay me down to sleep
In my home that's really sweet
Had three large meals and a snack
There wasn't a hint of any lack
Comfortable shoes...

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Categories: 7th grade, africa, angst, lonely, loss,
Form: Lyric



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: 7th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Do You Need Some Pixie Dust
Laughing, dancing, having the time of her life,
Faerie Fun went from mushroom house to toadstool cottage,
Spreading joy,
Playing with everyone
In a kind and pleasant way.
There was...

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Categories: 7th grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Pretty Dragonfly Spreads Love
In a gorgeous meadow chock full of butterflies and daylilies there lived a 
sassy happy beautiful dragonfly.  She was loved by the tulips, roses,...

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Categories: 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member My Girl
Secretly, I watch the neighbors, 
From my well-advantaged location.
Mrs. G. is complaining about her husband to Mrs. S.
No one's drama is ever as vivid as...

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Categories: 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade,
Form: Personification



Birds eye self surveillance
Theres a man in the sky, can you see him hiding, crouching behind the grey mist rising. 
Thunder and lightning seems to guide him to...

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Categories: 7th grade, blue, change, desire, flying,
Form: Rhyme
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: 7th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Had An Alien For Two Weeks
I had an alien for two weeks before I realized how unusual she was.
I wish I could be a mouse in the corner, I had...

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Categories: 7th grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Prose Poetry
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: 7th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Fox Was A Kit
A fox was a kit and a dog was once a puppy.
Don’t throw a fit, but a fish was never a guppy.
A horse was a...

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Categories: 7th grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Rhyme
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: 7th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member I Was A Sitting Duck
I was a sitting duck when the tide came in.
No idea it would go past my chin.
I struggled and I flopped.
I bucked and I hopped.
It...

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Categories: 7th grade, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ALL IS WELL


When lattice of tears dampen gloomy nights,
Cutting through a ragged shade, a moondust black
Remember me as your protective harbor , a sanctuary
With gentle arms outstretched...

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Categories: 7th grade, angst, care, devotion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Witch and the Tiger
The witch and the tiger sat on opposite sides of the moon,
Starring at each other, wondering who would eat whom

The witch was cagey, wily and...

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Categories: 7th grade, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member faeries in the air
faeries in the air
elves fixing grass quietly
soft springtime magic
...

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Categories: 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade,
Form: Haiku
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: 7th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Than-Bauk
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: 7th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Power Of A Yawn
A yawn went through the shop that day, 
loudly and proudly, and I could not get away.
I watched it coming, flowing mouth to mouth,
first it...

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Categories: 7th grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Jelly Fish Sandwiches
Jellyfish sandwiches delicately sliced.
Two or three on a plate, scrumptious and nice.
Eat them with pinkies, raised high and proud.
Please ignore the screaming; they are ridiculously...

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Categories: 7th grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Light 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: 7th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
The Spider's Reproach
Upon a walk, I took the time, 
To sit beneath a tree. 
I paused a moment, to light a smoke, 
when small voice spoke to...

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Categories: 7th grade, 8th grade, health, humorous,
Form: Narrative
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: 7th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Squirrels Paws On My Eyes
Squirrel’s friendly kisses,
Squirrel’s loving squeeze.
Squirrel’s touch just misses.
Squirrel, if you please!

We are playing surprise?
Squirrel’s paws on my eyes.
I am supposed to guess?
Up in this squirrel...

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Categories: 7th grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Light 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: 7th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Narrative
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: 7th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse