Get Your Premium Membership

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...

Read More
Categories: youth, conflict, death, fate, sorrow, war, world
Form: Sonnet



Forgotten Heroes of the Somme
Over the top lads, for old Blighty! Hold the colours high!
Say a little prayer for me, for this summer day we die.
My brothers from the...

Read More
Categories: youth, brother, death, history, life, philosophy, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tranquility
Oh little one, how soon you'll be
In turbulence of puberty.

I will hold tight your days of youth 
And share with you my honest truth 

That...

Read More
Categories: youth, children, god, granddaughter, grandmother, spiritual,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Starry Starry Night
When Wishes were made on a shooting star
The Heavens looked down and smiled
With sprinkles of stardust on a whisper of moonbeams
They created for us a...

Read More
Categories: youth, anti bullying, art, beauty, death, depression,
Form: Dramatic Verse
I Think Of You - An Alternative Universe - 6

From childhood it was a world of two...you and I...
I leaned lightly, leisurely against your heart and you let me in.

We were five I use...

Read More
Categories: youth, best friend, cute love, desire, funny
Form: Prose Poetry



Ice Cream
''Like Ice Cream''

Having ice cream with you, 
Brightens the entire portrait in my youth.
Like catnip for a cat 
-- the     Reese's...

Read More
Categories: youth, boyfriend, fun, happiness, i love you,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hallelujah - From the Mouth of Babes - with Silent One
The Guardian
		Melodic lullabies echo	
		As heart strings strum secret chords
		As transcendental images appear
		Stargazers are lost for words
		Kaleidoscopic Illuminations
		Paint the sky in optimistic light
		Hope descends in serene...

Read More
Categories: youth, anti bullying, courage, hope, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
I Can't Breathe
In memory of----

Solely in my room, I can't stomach the sound of my heartbeat.
I sit here alone to forget the taste of air, 
Overwhelmed by...

Read More
Categories: youth, abuse, bullying, color, discrimination, racism, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Life Spent All Alone
Life Spent All Alone 

I felt such joy when first my hull met sea.
'Twas years ago before my shattered shell
Was tossed and ravaged, fisherman and...

Read More
Categories: youth, boat, death, deep, devotion, lonely, lost
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member FORGOTTEN TREASURE- The Rebirth
FORGOTTEN TREASURE

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
I...

Read More
© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: youth, beauty, deep, growing up, inspirational, poetry,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member You Caught The Wind
I remember you, from when there was a spring
When the seasons were ripe, with verdant green
Our nimble feet danced in the wind
and on the brink...

Read More
Categories: youth, death of a friend, nostalgia, sad,
Form: Free verse
MONSTER
    MONSTER

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

Read More
Categories: youth, abuse, dark, evil, sin, sorrow, voice,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Devils Deadly Dime
Devils deadly dime

The sign said no grown-up at the playground.
Tripping on a penny, like a mime!
My hand is in my pocket with the dime I...

Read More
Categories: youth, abuse, day, irony, judgement, me, metaphor,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Do Not Grieve Your Muse
              (For My Younger Self)



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

Read More
© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: introspection, life, poetry, youth,
Form: Free verse
Winds of Autumn
I called to the winds of autumn
As they wrapped up the dying year;
"Oh stay for a moment and tell me
Of answers I need to hear".

Who...

Read More
Categories: youth, life, lost, autumn, lost, power,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Yesterday's Fragile Truth
Betrayal has devastated your heart
blocking love’s magic before it could start.
And depression's quagmire entraps your soul
as disparaging lies exact their toll.

Chameleon clouds change to match...

Read More
Categories: youth, angst, betrayal, depression, hurt, imagery, lost
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Angel in Your Eyes
To you who knew me in my youth,
Who spread sweet joy and spoke with truth;
Before you passed to heaven’s skies,
I saw an angel in your...

Read More
Categories: youth, angel,
Form: Kyrielle
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...

Read More
Categories: age, desire, fate, irony, sensual, youth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Loving Years
Dark honey tanned skin glistens
    From the moisture of humidity.
The ladies flirt shamelessly with 
    You, but your eyes...

Read More
Categories: youth, autumn, beach, husband, love, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Her Grace, Soft As The Silence Of Morn's Falling Dew - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo

Her romantic letters, birth as heart pure and true 
supported deep vows we both swore to be held to.
Her grace, soft as the silence of...

Read More
Categories: youth, appreciation, beauty, loss, passion, romantic love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member From Dovecote Hill
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...

Read More
Categories: home, memory, youth,
Form: Rhyme
Daily Dose
If an apple a day
Keeps the doctor away,
Just think what a poem can do!
If can open your eyes
To a hidden surprise
Or remind you of something...

Read More
Categories: youth, poems,
Form: Rhyme
Noticing
In wonderment I walk with the day  
billows blowing  
noticing not,  
a beginning nor an end  

lost in the mist of...

Read More
© TS Poetry  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: youth, beauty,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Reflections, Past to Present
Sweet youth, beauty
By Luna's light.
Cobalt colors
How sweet it is...
I know of great love,
There will never be enough time.
I am here for you.

What is love...crimson rose,
Love...

Read More
Categories: age, autumn, beauty, death, love, youth,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member On Water and Wing
Cob swan and I have met here many times,
          As heaven's hem is melting pink and...

Read More
Categories: youth, analogy, appreciation, bird, friendship, longing, love,
Form: Sonnet