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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

Premium Member 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...

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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,

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Categories: teenage, abuse, addiction, anger, body,
Form: Rhyme
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,...

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Categories: age, devotion, emotions, teenage,
Form: Couplet
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...

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Categories: teenage, best friend, friend, friendship,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Return
Full moon ... or nearly ...
          I sit on the pier as it groans with swells,

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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...

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Categories: teenage, betrayal, care, career, change,
Form: Bio
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...

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Categories: teenage, conflict, confusion, emotions, sorrow,
Form: Free verse
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...

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Categories: culture, men, teenage,
Form: Free verse

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,...

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Categories: hope, poems, teenage, youth,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Pursuing Dreams
    A Sonnet in
      ~ Iambic Tetrameter ~

At age eighteen he fled his home
Could barely wait, despised...

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Categories: adventure, happiness, home, teenage,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Ransom's Blue Girls Revisited

My poem is patterned after John Crowe Ransom's "Blue Girls." I suppose you could call it a parody. His poem appears below mine.

Styling in your...

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Categories: girl, teenage,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 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...

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Categories: teenage, family, father, growing up,
Form: Free verse
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...

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Categories: emo, teenage,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Peeled Diary Pages
"Fragments and crumbs of life, all the little pieces"


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Categories: memory, pain, teenage, writing,
Form: Couplet
having sex - footle
buck wild
rodeo style
PENNED ON AUGUST 14, 2014!...

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Categories: teenage, freedom, funny, sexy, teacher,
Form: Footle
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...

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© Anna Lee  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: teenage, childhood, humor, metaphor, mom,
Form: Free verse
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...

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Categories: teenage, allegory, childhood, children, courage,
Form: Free verse
  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...

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Categories: teenage, growing up, rap, slam,
Form: Free verse
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: teenage, analogy, beautiful, beauty, blue,
Form: Rhyme

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Categories: horror, innocence, sad, teenage,
Form: Prose Poetry
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...

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

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Categories: teenage, immigration, lost love, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member - Haiku X 90 - Heartbroken -

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

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

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Categories: break up, hurt, teenage,
Form: Haiku
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...

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Categories: lost love, old, teenage,
Form: Lyric
With you in autumn evening
The sweet songs of birds,
We hand in hand across the 
Pansies white yellow and violet
Tossing their heads in the 
Somewhere the sound of falling 

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Categories: teenage, autumn, beauty, desire, earth,
Form: Free verse