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Best Youth Poems

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

Premium Member Courage of Youth, Battle of Ypres, Flanders Field
Courage of Youth, Battle of Ypres, Flanders Field
(A Tribute)

Tough as nails young man with a red right hand
red-fire and whiskey ran in his blood.
Courageous seed...

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Categories: youth, conflict, death, fate, sorrow,


Shackles nor chains, can't change what it is.....
Never was it, the one hiding under the bed, 
It was me, tired of...

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Categories: youth, abuse, dark, evil, sin,

Do Not Grieve Your Muse
              (For My Younger Self)

You have forgotten your muse.
You neglected her, in...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: introspection, life, poetry, youth,

Premium Member The Irony Of Fate

In a moment of juvenile jealousy 
he envies his red rival

with its intimate and greedy embrace of her angels’ share
of honey and vanilla spice
as wet...

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Categories: youth, age, desire, fate, irony,

Premium Member From Dovecote Hill

From Dovecote Hill, my thoughts spill down on drowsy mill-town streets
and run the maze of alleyways where once my youthful feet
traced winding paths...

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Categories: home, memory, youth,

Premium Member That Period of Life
Orange is more appreciated by the tongue that tastes lime
to do so, if not now, when would be the time?

Senses and instincts are the same...

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Categories: adventure, life, youth, drug,

Premium Member Being Young

          Then ...

We dabbled our toes in soft summer air,

     Speckled with...

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Categories: love, lust, passion, youth,

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: youth, best friend, friend, friendship,

Premium Member Fall
Fall and
red yellowing 
leaves in the trees

an old man sitting 
on a bench
watches them 
and thinks of his youth

a youth 
sitting on a bench
looking into...

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Categories: youth, age, funny, nature, society,

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...

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Categories: youth, christian, courage, cry, dream,

Guess Who
~It's a Beautiful Day~

Under every star, 
A smile waltz-like no other
Once a simple cherry blossom girl, 
enjoying puppets and lullabies.
Sitting in front of the screen

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Categories: youth, appreciation, celebrity, child, environment,

Spider songs
Blades of grass, wet under foot, insect eyes  
Dusk, offset by the cricket orchestra 
Muted and receding into the trees and bushes,
Tickled by the...

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Categories: youth, animal, girl, metaphor, night,


Known for miles around
As the Queen of Croissants
She’d perfected her art for years
But at what cost
More physically demanding than you might think
She gave the best...

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Categories: youth, abuse, anger, anxiety, betrayal,

Premium Member Of Treasures Sought, Diving For Forbidden Dark Pearls
Of Treasures Sought, Diving For Forbidden Dark Pearls

I shall weave you, dear reader, words true and sincere
tho' will not be as great as those woven...

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Categories: youth, beauty, dedication, emotions, life,

Premium Member As I Plot Just One More Day
As I Plot Just One More Day

Desperate as the waking at blackest dawn
I seek only moments within eternity,
for the day upon me is long 

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Categories: youth, appreciation, art, dark, deep,

Premium Member Out of the Sun
             in the sun 

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Categories: youth, absence, age, angst, car,

My First Ball
As I walk through the doors of the hall,
I am swept off my feet by such flare.
When I think that tonight’s my first ball,
How I...

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Categories: youth, dance, emotions, first love,

Life Is Like A Maypole
Spring bows to thrill of cayenne summer,    
dreams spiced in youthful glow come May.
Bright ribbons wake my bare feet’s slumber. 
Spring bows...

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Categories: color, may, seasons, youth,

Let Me Take You There
Silence is calling
Moonlight has fallen
As the breeze goes by unheard.
Bare-foot and smiling
Eagerly climbing
The green slopes of virgin youth
Leading to promised realms….


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Categories: fantasy, hope, youth,

Since First I Saw You
Since first I saw you, it was your eyes,
mesmerizing, your gaze transporting
me to a realm, not of fantasy, real,
where young men go when cupid’s
arrow takes...

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Categories: youth, beautiful, beauty, brother, daughter,

Premium Member My Crazy Dream
My crazy dream is to begin again
back when I ran breathless in fields of green,
enchanted and well past the age of ten,
yet back when my...

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Categories: dream, romance, youth,

Premium Member Onset of puberty

Strong became the want to see female flesh,
an unclothed figure for a hand to rest,
with fingers to feel and further refresh,
and touch the...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: youth, body, desire, lust, sensual,

You my love
Are perfect
You my love
Know how to make me wiggle
Moan, scream into silence
Arch my back and contort
Like I never knew I could
You my love...

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Categories: youth, best friend, love, lust,


I cling to reveries of youth, the tender
Sentiment of plucking words from summers' root,
That in my journal hours when the red skies 
Are aglow, the...

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Categories: imagination, words, youth,

A Midsummer Night's Beach
When I was a girl, still on the island
I’d sit in the sand
and brood
and revel
in what I thought was utter enlightenment
a teenage rebel
with dime-store refinement

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Categories: youth, beauty, color, creation, sea,