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Best 8Th Grade Poems

Below are the all-time best 8Th Grade poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of 8th grade poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member My Inner Voice


I leave the daily hustle and bustle
of a city's cacophony of sound.
And go to where the leaves softly rustle 
in the breeze... and no one...

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Categories: 8th grade, beauty, feelings,
Form: Sonnet



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: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Huffle-wink's Nearby


You all know about fire breathing dragons
and their obsession for hoarding treasure.
But, have you ever heard of Huffle-winks
magical creatures that promote pleasure.

Invisible, atop of dragonflies
they...

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Categories: 8th grade, cute, fairy,
Form: Quatrain
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: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th 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: 8th grade, 3rd grade, 4th 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: 8th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade,
Form: Haibun
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: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
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: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Sol's Caresses

a whiff of the most
extraordinary
elusive fragrance,
a titillating
and yet, subtle smell

Sol’s caresses
linger longer,
His tactile touch
tender and warm

songbirds sing
snowmen slouch,
snowdrops sprout.

all signs
point to

spring


(Diminished Hexaverse)


03,30,2019
Diminished Hexaverse Contest About...

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Categories: 10th grade, 8th grade,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse
Premium Member Painting a Past 1983
Tonight, my grandmother composes the meal.
As the stew mists, she is like a wife-talking and
dancing with the dinner as an old friend and advisor.

She courts...

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Categories: 8th grade, family, food,
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: 8th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade,
Form: Haiku
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: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
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: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th 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: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th 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: 8th grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Rhyme
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: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Than-Bauk
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: 8th grade, 2nd grade, 3rd 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: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Narrative
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: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
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: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dad is coming home tonight
Our  house is abuzz
With Me, Bella and Jess 
And Mummy is all delight
“Dad’s coming home tonight! “

The Cake has been made
The table has been...

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Categories: 10th grade, 8th grade,
Form: Rhyme
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: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Kimo
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: 8th grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Light 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,
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: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse