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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


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 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, 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: 9th grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Prose Poetry
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, 12th grade,
Form: Light 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: 9th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade,
Form: Haibun



Non-existent
your love is like a                 
f
  l
 ...

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Categories: 9th grade, love,
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, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
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, 12th 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: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Sonnet
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, 12th grade,
Form: Than-Bauk
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, 12th grade,
Form: Personification
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, 12th 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: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
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, age, anxiety,
Form: 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: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
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: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th 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, 12th 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: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
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, 5th grade,
Form: Free verse
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, 12th grade,
Form: Kimo
Premium Member When Day and Night Greet Each Other
Remnants owlish wisdom wafts through nighttime’s purple sky.
Fox settles down with her kits, against a nurturing oak stump.
Meadow and forest perform their nightly slumbering rituals.
Vigilant...

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Categories: 9th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade,
Form: Blank 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, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member It Won't Be Fun Without You

You have to come, one said.
It wouldn’t be fun without you, the second one added.
Yes, yes, please come, the third one pleaded.
I had been to...

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Categories: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ghost Fun
ghost cameras
	recording spirits.
			Sure….

ghost riders
        	galloping entities
			okay….

ghost dancers
	shaking their booties
			What booties?
...

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Categories: 9th grade, 10th grade, 4th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Seventeen Is the Lucky Number
Lamenting sadness of my empath soul 
Ten supine feelings hit me hard and whole. 
The weeping willow of my heart so fine
Incidental weakness is truly...

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Categories: 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Rhyme