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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 Unsure the Shore
Grim fog, I praise the shelter of your drear,
the sundown ghost morose not grandiose,
I walk alone - but, no -- with my despair;
a bittern bids...

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Categories: 8th grade, beach, bereavement,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member My Inner Voice
I leave the daily hustle and bustle
of the city's cacophony of sound.
And head 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've no doubt heard of fire-breathing dragons,
and their obsession with hoarding treasure.
But have you ever heard of Huffle-Winks,
magical creatures that promote pleasure.

Invisible, atop fast 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 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 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
A sonnet of attraction and desire
In the quiet glow of dawn,
Where shadows play and merge,
There she stands -
A vision, a muse, a silent whisper of desire.
Her beauty, an unspoken verse,
Crafting...

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Categories: 8th grade, analogy, beauty,
Form: Free verse
Faith
Faith is not a blind belief
But a trust in something unseen
Faith is not a wishful thinking
But a hope in something real

Faith is not a passive...

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Categories: 8th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade,
Form: Free verse
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 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 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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© Hilo Poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: 8th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Sonnet
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

Book: Shattered Sighs