Best Growing Up Poems
Below are the all-time best Growing Up poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of growing up poems written by PoetrySoup members
Will You Tie My Shoes When I Grow Old
growing up, caregiving, childhood, daughter, growing
You were beautiful,
my tiny child,
wrapped tightly in my arms,
close to my heart.
I listened to you breathing.
I counted your fingers
and your toes.
FORGOTTEN TREASURE- The Rebirth
beauty, deep, growing up,
I found the fountain of youth
When I stumbled across the forbidden garden
Right smack in the middle,
Was what I thought to be a wishing well
To Take Each Day As It Comes
character, encouraging, growing up,
To take each day as it comes
To gratefully praise The One
Joyfully face the new dawn’s grace,
That's now my everyday plan.
To take each day as it...
growing up, beautiful, care, death, grandchild,
*GRANDMA WAITS IN THE GARDEN*
Hi, grandpa, it's me again!
Your dentures sit in an open glass above the nightstand
Remember the tears grandma sang before she passed?
With Divining Heart I Could Have Foreseen
growing up, art, break up, growing
With Divining Heart I Could Have Foreseen
With true divining heart I could have seen
little ripples of thy deep discontent.
My heart a meadow, once lush and...
A Beautiful Day
child, daughter, growing up,
it's a beautiful day!
"Let's go, Mama!" her cheer,
down the tall slide, no fear.
Twisting, bumping, "this is fun"
one more bend then it's done.
growing up, mother daughter,
Little wishes on great big stars.
Daughter, I make a wishes for you.
Keep on growing and keep on smiling.
And I'll keep loving all that you do.
growing up, betrayal, conflict, confusion, growing
Somewhere someplace not far away a couple lied together.
No talk about the future no talk about forever.
They had lovers of their own their lovers...
growing up, conflict, emotions, feelings, growing
People walk in and out,
Through me, it seems,
My presence barely sensed.
I coil around the pain,
And recoiling I make my way out,
Heaving relief into...
growing up, childhood, christmas, family, growing
My thoughts drift back to my childhood days
Of so many years ago
All the family gathered by a roaring fire
Whilst outside glistens with sparkling snow
growing up, character, courage, freedom, girl,
Mara- Collateral damage
Hi, my name is Mara, I'm six years old, I have brown hair and brown eyes. People say I'm pretty like my mom,...
Goodbye Darling Peter Pan
change, growing up, love,
Dearest Child-Adventuring Man, My Darling Peter Pan:
Since that never to be forgotten day when Wendy first brought you my way, my heart has been enchanted...
THESE ARE THE DAYS OF MY LIFE
childhood, growing up, life,
I recall fond memories of happy childhood days
When life was so much simpler in oh so many ways
As children we played outdoors and had...
read this please
growing up, betrayal, care, career, change,
They hate you because your you
They make up lies and call it true
They're fake behind your back
Hoping someday that you'll crack.
They hate you because your...
To Be A Kid Once Again
growing up, happiness, kid,
This time I didn't need to remember what it was like to be a kid
This time I didn't need to memorize...
childhood, growing up, inspirational,
Babies are gems and diamonds,
Babies are pure right through,
Babies are such little angels,
Especially when smiling with you,
Bouncing babies are such a charm,
For them we want...
The Cuddling Cricket
growing up, baby, fantasy, funny, growing
It’s not enough to have a Dragon plus his penguins and pigeons, too?
Darn it! I had a limit, until a cute Cuddling Cricket found my...
ONE STEP AT A TIME
adventure, growing up, hip
adventure, growing up, hip hop, repetition, word play
A ONE STEP AT A TIME ©
Life is but a hopscotch path
Players vying for placement
Rules to follow aground
adventure, child, growing up,
I walk towards you,
as you stand waiting at the center of the bridge.
Beneath my feet, aged timbers span the churning river below.
With each step I...
THE SONG OF WISDOM
character, growing up, wisdom,
Upon the wind I hear her whispered song
she says “Come to me” with such urgency
I listen now as I’ve been all lifelong.
I turn to look,...
growing up, humor, introspection,
Some feet are bigger than others
none bigger than those
left by your brothers -
that you tried to fill.
The foot that Dad
would put “right up ‘ur...
TRANSITION - for adult contest
The day I truly became an adult – oh I remember it like it was yesterday
The moment I gave birth to you my son –...
Both Sides for Me
growing up, absence, adventure, dream, fun,
The look of pity on the saleswoman's face said it all
my paint spattered clothing, however the jeans fit
just didn't have that panache, chic pizazz, tongue...
appreciation, childhood, growing up,
Naiveté wraps the child
until the chills slowly
begin to snuggle in,
smothering the illusions leaving
the residuals of sickness
that is man.
Sponsor: Nette Onclaud
Entrant: Rob Carmack
The Worst Parts Of Me
Im a little out of tune
Im havin trouble inside
Cant explain the chayos
that I feel tonight
Everythings a mess
I can barely breathe
And your wonderin wonderin