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Best 9Th Grade Poems

Below are the all-time best 9Th Grade poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of 9th grade poems written by PoetrySoup members


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: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse



The Music of the Wind
Helicopter seeds
from my maple tree
drift down,
swaying
back 
and 
forth
from the strong branches above.
They all fall around me,
I am encapsulated by the swirling seedlings.
Snug within their warmth,
the...

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Categories: 9th grade, love, nature,
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: 9th 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: 9th 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: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Time


Time is not
     a ticking clock,
          it has
    ...

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Categories: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Verse
Premium Member A Bullfrog's Croak


Silent as smoke, darkness descends,
shadows merge, and daylight soon ends. 
For summoned by a bullfrog's croak
darkness descends, silent as smoke.

The moon pools in ebony skies,
and...

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Categories: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A Knee-jerk Reaction
Love is an act of endless forgiveness,
a tender look which becomes a habit ~ Peter Ustinov



An outpouring of feelings
that surges up from the heart
and splashes...

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Categories: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Little Too Quiet


It's a little too quiet now,
I can't hear the love in her voice.
And yet, the sound of her laughter
is oft overheard in my dreams.

Since she...

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Categories: 9th grade, angst, anxiety,
Form: Quatern
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: 9th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade,
Form: Haibun
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: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Light Verse
Non-existent
your love is like a                 
f
  l
 ...

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Categories: 9th grade, love,
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: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Happy Holi
The festival of joy and fun
With vivid colors beneath the sun
Enjoying by spraying to each other
And proclaiming we are one color in nature,

In different colors...

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Categories: 9th grade, color, culture,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unfulfilled Dreams


Loneliness is a graveyard, haunted by old ghosts,
empty memories, and unfulfilled dreams:
             ...

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Categories: 10th grade, 9th grade,
Form: 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: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Nature's A Wizard


She morphs into a sultry summer's morn
garbed in a cloak of alabaster fog
gossamer thin, and casually worn.
And echoing the croaks of a bullfrog
She starts to...

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Categories: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Sonnet
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: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Personification
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: 9th 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: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th 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: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Constance

Constance, my friend, like you, "I am a dreamer,"
treading on "the pathless path" of fate
tending to the "scars on my soul."

"Memories" have you "looking inward,"
writing...

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Categories: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Verse
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: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Than-Bauk
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: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Kimo
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: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse