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Best Middle Poems

Below are the all-time best Middle poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of middle poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member Pins and Needles
Another song written in middle school - edited of course. ;)
[Verse 1]
I'm trapped within these walls
Never to leave at all
I am the prisoner inside my...

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Categories: middle, adventure, allegory, angst, art,
Form: Lyric

She writes her songs and her poems,
not one person know 'em.
She listens to the sound of her music,
she's stuck to it like a tick.

If someone...

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© Ana Jusino  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: middle, analogy, beautiful, beauty, blue,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lickety Split
L ittle voices, rising in volume and pitch
I mploring teacher, begs all available aids to help pop 
C oats, hats, muffs, mitts, sweaters, gloves, socks,...

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Categories: middle, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Acrostic
C'est la vie, Billy
C’est la vie, Billy!

   His cheeks a deep scarlet, 
     His jaw tightened in an eerie grin,

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Categories: boy, middle school,
Form: Free verse
Paper Clips
Most people are easily bent out of shape
Like Paperclips
Because they can't hold it together
Like Paperclips
My words are weapons so I lock & load
My Paper Clips

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© John Conde  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: analogy, integrity, middle school,
Form: Rhyme

Chance to Dance
Chance to Dance 

I could have been different if given the chance
If you only said yes to just one dance 
I built up the courage...

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Categories: middle, 8th grade, anti bullying,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member When Mother Pulls The Cart


Way back my classmate of middle school
Lost early on his father in the clutch of cancer
Destitute family cart mother was forced...

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Categories: dedication, middle school, mother
Form: Rhyme
Carpe Diem You Said
Carpe Diem you said 
And I ponder that line as I sit here in bed 
Seize the day; don’t stop ‘til you’re dead 
Don’t fight...

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Categories: allegory, appreciation, middle school,
Form: Rhyme
School is actually a fun place to be
To learn, enjoy and finally be free
For advisors and students to come together
To share secrets and tell us...

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Categories: homework, inspiration, middle school,
Form: Rhyme
I Am
I am the weather constantly changing day by day.
I am the light that fades before darkness takes over.
I am the cheetah protecting its young.
I am...

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Categories: middle, beautiful, faith, fun, happiness,
Form: I do not know?
Teacher, shall I write a sonnet
Teacher, shall I write a sonnet? Must I?
When I’m not so sure of my poetry…
Shall I write a poem of fourteen lines?
In iambic pentameter –by...

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© Mariam M.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: art, fun, life, middle
Form: Sonnet
I remember when we were growing up and the first day I started school.
I was nervous as could be, and then you walked in trying...

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Categories: middle, devotion, friendship, time, school,
Form: Lyric
Fake Words
Fake Words – Zamreen Zarook

God have given us mouth,
Not to speak to north and south,
Tongue is given under an oath,
So it’s our duty to protect...

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Categories: middle, age, angel, beautiful, beauty,
Form: Rhyme
Listen to Me
You never listen
Yes I know it's true
I see you try and deny it
How's that working for you?

I will say one thing
You will hear another
I will...

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Categories: middle, abuse, betrayal, bullying, childhood,
Form: Free verse
Through the Eyes of A Child
It’s not fair 
But then it never is
All the teachers
All the learning that they got
It couldn't prepare them 
Could it?
It couldn't stop it 
Or halt...

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Categories: middle, abuse, betrayal, bullying, childhood,
Form: Free verse
Ordinary, Extraordinary
Every day is the same,
With me wishing that something would happen,
Making it extraordinary,
The only time that I know I'm extraordinary,
Is when I write,
The words flowing...

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Categories: middle, happiness, on writing and
Form: Free verse
I Just Want My Life Back
Dedicated to everyone at Freedom Middle School
I love you guys with all my heart

The hallways are full of laughter, 
The friends are full of love

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Categories: middle, friendship, life, sad, school,
Form: Lyric
Birds of a Feather
It's human nature to emulate surroundings
 And it's hard to separate yourself
From those around you
 Emotions are contagious
And like minds act alike
Stand in a...

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Categories: middle, black african american, friend,
Form: Free verse
Number Six
My first friends
Didn’t even know
My name.
They called me
Number six
Because that was
My PE number.
On the day I left
I gave them my
New address
But nobody mailed me.
I made...

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Categories: middle school,
Form: I do not know?
i am just a face on the street 
so invisible so discreet
you pass by me every day 
and i await words you'll never say 

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Categories: love, me, time, middle
Form: Rhyme
Bladder Problems in Class
Numbers on 
White board…names written hori-

Students ask
To go pee…right when class starts – 
THAT’S just wrong…

Bathroom line
Of students who have bladder
Problems – WOW!

People are
Not using...

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Categories: middle, anger, childhood, class, confusion,
Form: Free verse
My Ambition
Sitting in class bored out of my mind,
If I give up, I'll be left behind.

I just don't 'cause that goes to show,
I have many amitious...

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Categories: middle, career, dedication, education, how
Form: Couplet
The Speed of Life
In the childhood home her mother spins her child
Round and round we go happiness seems to overflow
And the childhood  goes by; faster, faster

A growing...

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Categories: middle, childhood, death, family, father,
Form: I do not know?
Junior school
Junior school

Years gone by and we are all still fools 
For the silly things we laughed at school
Farting and burping and breaking the rules
Making large...

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Categories: middle school,
Form: I do not know?
Kids go down
The slide…they head toward the swings

Free time ends
Their parents want to go home
Frowns exchange 

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Categories: middle, adventure, beauty, change, child,
Form: Senryu