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Best For Teens Poems

Below are the all-time best For Teens poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of for teens poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member For My Children
You’re all in charge of authoring a story
Of love and humor, suspense and glory
You’re writing starts with your very first thought
And doesn’t end til your...

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Categories: for teens, life, my children, poems,
Form: Rhyme



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: for teens, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade,
Form: Personification
Premium Member In Praise of Doorsteps


I think of sunsets I have seen
throughout my many years
from doorsteps where in quiet thought
I've laughed and wiped my tears.

The doorstep is a thinking spot
a...

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Categories: for teens, life,
Form: Rhyme
Masked
What is this feeling
This feeling deep down in my soul
Eating away at me
Threatening to tear away my flesh
And unmask me as someone completely different
Than who...

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Categories: for teens, how i feel, i
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member CYO Hayride Picnic
Note:  The CYO is the Catholic Youth Organization for teens.  Really enjoyed all the 
activities they held, especially the hayride picnic!
 
 
...

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Categories: for teens, funny
Form: Limerick



My Age
MY AGE

My age is nothing but a number, nothing but a slumber that I can’t wake from, this is what I’ve done. I’ve looked around...

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Categories: age, deep, for teens, truth, world,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Friendship Acrostic
F	Friends have each other’s backs
R	Real friends build each other up
I	I escape in my friend’s problems
E	Enthusiastic together and on the phone
N	No is okay, between friends.
D	Doing things...

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Categories: abortion, anniversary, for teens, friend, friendship,
Form: Acrostic
The empty words
 Desperate.. how can you be with someone and not love them. Desperate.. your heart is empty. Are you lonely? Desperate.. is it true? A...

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Categories: for teens, 7th grade, allusion, bullying, conflict, confusion,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member She's The Go Go Go Girl
"She's the Go Go Go Girl"



She’s the Go Go Go Girl
Livin' in the mo’
Likes to put on a show
Just for a li'l while
make you laugh...

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Categories: dance, daughter, for teens, freedom, happiness,
Form: Free verse
The day I realized I was in love
The first time she kissed me was the day when I realized that I was in love
When her lips met mine, my heart exploded so...

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Categories: first love, for teens, friendship love,
Form: Rhyme
Loyalty to my Ex
You love him, you want him
He doesn’t want you
You’ve had no one for so long
just the person that you knew
He’s stuck in your head
Glued to...

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© Rosie Hill  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: for teens, boyfriend, break up, confusion, emotions, first
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Advice Not From Your Mother

Yes, I say you should seek the absurd,
 the outrageous, 
the deliriously mad.

I implore you to find the happy,
the joyful,
those crazed with perpetual glad.

Spend your...

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Categories: for teens, 10th grade, 12th grade, appreciation, best
Form: Free verse
Can't we just start it all again
I can't leave you in you're pain
Can't we just start it all again?
I promise I'll be wise this time
I'll keep it in mind that you...

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Categories: for teens, best friend, cute love, destiny, feelings,
Form: ABC
A room with one window
There are rumours of a land,
A land more beautiful than anything else. 
There is sunshine out there…
And trees. And grass, animals, bushes, flowers, vines, laughter,...

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Categories: beautiful, dark, depression, emotions, for teens,
Form: Free verse
good gang versus bad
theres two types of gangs to join 
you dont have to flip a coin 
to know which one that you need 
once gets you in...

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Categories: for teens, life, school, self,
Form: Rhyme
The Mirror
False realities stained in glass.
Never picturing the fragments.
The cracks,
bruises,
scars.
Only the outside,
reflected.
Small smiles.
Eyelashes painted in thick, dark beauty.
Eyes glimmering with hope
and with tears.
For every time hurt,...

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Categories: for teens, 8th grade, angst, anxiety, break up,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Town Children


Town children chat on cell phones
under the allusion of instant fame and knowledge,
and yet, have never seen a starry sky,
fireflies flickering, pheasants in flight,
or a...

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Categories: for teens, 10th grade, allusion, community, culture, for
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Good Manners
~Good Manners~
(Rhyme Verse) 


It is good to have manners 
And I'am refering to good ones 
It's great to say 'Thank you' 
When you get something...

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Categories: for teens, culture, inspirational, life, people, , for
Form: Rhyme
Hello Freind

What’s up? I hope you’re doing well. I see life has taken it’s toll on you, believe me I can tell. Its like from the...

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Categories: emotions, encouraging, for teens, friend, friendship,
Form: Bio
The Curse
                        The...

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Categories: for teens, anger, how i feel, society, ,
Form: Haiku
THE FUN SEASON
In some places, springs leaves too early
making way for the fun season; whichever
the activity we choose, let's do it well and happily...
before loneliness sinks us...

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Categories: for teens, depression, sports, stress, summer, , for
Form: Rhyme
EDUCATION
words, structure, voice, ring 
compel, rigor, empower
sharp, shape, decide, noise
 
tracks, choices, streams, tasks
insight, dreams, feelings, contact
competence, level

schedule, assignments
deadlines, fear, drafts, concepts
chance, dare, divulge, honesty

pressure,...

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© Liz Engel  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: analogy, anxiety, education, encouraging, for teens,
Form: Haiku
Battle Rap
I see you got expensive shoes,
But you couldn't pay someone to screw you.
You walk around all day thinking you're hot as fondu.
Yeah, you got cheese,
And...

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Categories: 11th grade, 12th grade, for teens,
Form: Rhyme
Letter From Me To Teen Me
I heard a tale once
Of vapid medium matrix
And taut smiley convolutes

A tale which embarked me
At that time
Yet gave me no notion of its truer
Nature

You see
The...

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Categories: 11th grade, age, childhood, for teens,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member I Barely Know These People
We carry our phones now.
We call them I-phones.
Not sure if this is because we are Internet-aware
Or simply I’s instead of We’s now.
It’s time to exchange...

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Categories: for teens, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Narrative