Get Your Premium Membership

Best Teenage Poems

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


To My Teenage Self
It's OK
that you don't have much to say
Your words are kept on paper
For your eyes to savor
It doesn't matter that your best friends
Are Agatha Christie...

Read More
Categories: teenage, confidence, encouraging, high school,
Form: Rhyme



Her Masterpiece Is Her Story
Her paintbrush is a razor,
Her canvas, her wrists,
"I deserve the pain."
She shrugs and insists.

One day the brush will push down,
And it will cut so deep,
That...

Read More
Categories: teenage, abuse, addiction, anger, body,
Form: Rhyme
The Perfect Friend
The Perfect Friend ©

Today I found a friend 
Who knew everything I felt
She knew my weakness
And the problems I’ve been dealt.
She understood my wonders
And listened...

Read More
Categories: teenage, best friend, friend, friendship,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lonely Dreams
I never knew following dreams could be this lonely,
But up on the hill, looking back, thank God I'm not the old me.
If the tears will...

Read More
Categories: teenage, christian, courage, cry, dream,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member It's only time
For the lark she sings in her morning song,
That brightens up my day.
The pitter patter of tiny drops,
Clouds fill the sky with grey.

The dampened ground,...

Read More
Categories: age, devotion, emotions, teenage,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member Return
Full moon ... or nearly ...
          I sit on the pier as it groans with swells,
...

Read More
Categories: teenage, adventure, friendship, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
read this please
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...

Read More
Categories: teenage, betrayal, care, career, change,
Form: Bio
Suffocated
My biggest fear is to be alone with my thoughts,
To be surrounded by the past,
Swallowed whole by my mistakes,
Stalked by what could've been, what should've...

Read More
Categories: teenage, conflict, confusion, emotions, sorrow,
Form: Free verse
Sogaimiti
The green-blue marks of the tufuga's* tools run down his thighs
Patterns in shades of deep-ocean-dark and unsealed-road-like lines
Back to his ancestors and forward to his...

Read More
Categories: culture, men, teenage,
Form: Free verse
Seventeen
Seventeen


Without a word, he became a star in the sky
Without a goodbye, he became a memory in our mind

Seventeen years, he lived his life
Seventeen years,...

Read More
Categories: hope, poems, teenage, youth,
Form: Elegy
The Girl You Think You Know
She is sad,
but what else is new.
She is hurt,
well you would be too.
She is dying,
only from what she has done.
She is alone,
because she wants no...

Read More
Categories: emo, teenage,
Form: Dramatic Verse
The Lost Years
The photos stopped 
when you were 10 or 11.
Around that time, you started refusing to 
have your pictures taken.
A few candid shots are all I’ve...

Read More
Categories: teenage, family, father, growing up,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Hypocritical Christian
I am the hypocritical Christian.
I say I follow Christ,
But I'm still consumed by my demons.
I go to church on Sunday,
But I refuse to invite someone...

Read More
Categories: teenage, beautiful, beauty, bible, care,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member having sex - footle
buck wild
rodeo style
_______________________|
PENNED ON AUGUST 14, 2014!...

Read More
Categories: teenage, freedom, funny, sexy, teacher,
Form: Footle
IQ Test
I could care less about the four 
corners of insults, 
That intelligence invites; 
It is always the first straw of 
grass that’s grows, 
which reveals...

Read More
Categories: teenage, allegory, childhood, children, courage,
Form: Free verse
Yo Parents So Strict
My curfew according to my mom is, “before the sun goes down!”
She never gives me the time to meet with friends and hang around
My dad...

Read More
© Anna Lee  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: teenage, childhood, humor, metaphor, mom,
Form: Free verse
RENEGADES FOREVA
  Renegades Foreva!

Renegade teenage rage babes 
thinkin’ they all grown, all knowin’ 
when they seedlin’s barely sown
bleedin’ teenage angst with teenage crankst
always rhymin’ and...

Read More
Categories: teenage, growing up, rap, slam,
Form: Free verse
Ana
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...

Read More
© Ana Jusino  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: teenage, analogy, beautiful, beauty, blue,
Form: Rhyme
Columbine
That tragic day the school bells tolled
in April nineteen ninety-nine:
the massacre at Columbine,
the rage of Harris and Klebold.

Some say that Harris was a cold
and grandiose...

Read More
© evan bowen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, school, teenage,
Form: Sestina
Punished
                        ...

Read More
Categories: horror, innocence, sad, teenage,
Form: Prose Poetry
A TIME TRAVEL PANORAMA
At the moment
Of my restless teenage run
Your eyes emanated lights of million stars
Many times the size of our Sun.
Frenzy feeling for clinging to you, singularity.
But...

Read More
Categories: teenage, immigration, lost love, love,
Form: Verse
With you in autumn evening
The sweet songs of birds,
We hand in hand across the 
lawn,
Pansies white yellow and violet
Tossing their heads in the 
breeze.
Somewhere the sound of falling 
leaves.
The...

Read More
Categories: teenage, autumn, beauty, desire, earth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - Haiku X 90 - Heartbroken -



Random thoughts flitted
You were my whole foundation
And I was a fool









- howmanysyllables.com
  Haiku 5-7-5
- Sun :) - A-L Andresen :)
  12.06.2016
- Copyright ©...

Read More
Categories: break up, hurt, teenage,
Form: Haiku
Her Masterpiece Is Her Story part three
It's an addiction.
She craves the friction.
The brush against the canvas,
The blood scented, crimson kiss.

This girl has nightmares every night,
She does sad things out of your...

Read More
Categories: addiction, teen, teenage,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Memory Is Slipping Away
I call to mind our nights till dawn
Watching the sunrise
Beautiful was that ocean of gold sky
We looked into each others eyes with love

Our future was...

Read More
© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lost love, old, teenage,
Form: Lyric