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Growing Poems - Poems about Growing

Growing Poems - Examples of all types of poems about growing to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for growing.
I was born free. Brought up in a cultured way. Teach me right and shield me from wrong. A certain stage of life came. Where I was left to lead my path. I came to a junction. Where I was to...Read More
Categories: growing up,
Form: Free verse

Birthday Limerick
On a cool October breeze in 1973, A child was born with a blanket worn; That baby was cute, little me. Two days before Halloween, The first things I have seen Is nurses in white, hospital lights, And my parents behind...Read More
Categories: family, growing up, happy
Form: Limerick
Jumping Jack Morgan Can't Sit-ADHD
Jumping Jack Morgan is a boy who can’t sit. Jumping Jack Morgan wants to listen, and he wants to learn. He knows his teacher and Mom are concerned. He holds his breath, and he grits his...Read More
Categories: boy, emotions, fate, growing
Form: Rhyme
Her Story
She throws a party for heartbreaks, glaze the tequila sunrise. With sugar granules, Seem to be sweeter for love & life. For second time around the moonlight promises. Mending her broken heart, stitching the wounds of love. choosing the...Read More
Categories: freedom, growing up,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Whiners and Whisperers
I have little sympathy for constant whimpering Playing the victim and saying, “Woe is me!” With that self-conscious smirk of simpering The sort of thing that repeats itself annoyingly. Few things I experience will trouble me much I have little...Read More
Categories: character, growing up, how
Form: Quatern

Old Records
Listening As grooves whirl A familiar track, Once familiar refrains Recall the vintage Of innocence. Scratched In almost forgotten places, The sound is altered ... Yet I hear a cadence of the time When sweet flowers grew In an English country garden. Inspired by a folk song...Read More
Categories: growing up, music,
Form: Free verse
Just For Being Me
Was not a rough and tumble kid A sissy boy they said As I recall, I even took ...Read More
Categories: bullying, childhood, growing up,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cafe of dreams
Memories, where and why Do we grab them as they pass us by? Once again, a word a scene Sparks the trail of memories once seen. Teenagers meet at their favourite café The owners treat...Read More
Categories: dream, feelings, growing up,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member On The Payroll of Hillburn City New Mexico
On The Payroll of Hillburn City New Mexico David J Walker Imagine That such a lonely city Ever existed Placed in the middle of two nowhere Not worth mentioning A single building The gathering spot for Farmers wives far too Busy...Read More
Categories: growing up,
Form: Rhyme
peering deep inside my soul, fearless abyss awaits my curious and peering eyes. wandering in the solitude of darkness, a black hole absorbs light and childhood frivolity holding onto the last glimpse of innocence. Why can I not see into what secretly peers...Read More
Categories: growing, child, childhood, cry, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Hey you! what do you do, what's your name, and why you seem so weird; Why so silent and timid like a deer, Why you don't act like us, why you won't interact with us; Do you have any...Read More
Categories: deep, destiny, emotions, growing
Form: Free verse
We dream dreams of impossible things to realize the limits of our mortality we dream of family and friends. Of someone to love to have to hold, love evermore or that house in the Hamptons....Read More
Categories: growing, age, allegory, allusion, art,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Quiescent
You drifted into my ambience, on a light summers breeze I'd never seen such perfection, carried with so much ease We barely interacted, though our eyes may just have met ...Read More
Categories: allusion, first love, growing
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Illness Doesn't Define You
It feels like a lifetime ago... when I had the strength and endurance of two people. Why I could work inside or outside for 6 to 8 hrs. without difficulty. I could get...Read More
Categories: appreciation, beauty, growing up,
Form: I do not know?
Growth Spurts and Squirts
He ran all morning around and around. His joy for the day could not be contained! He shared a leap and a spurt at the sound Of all the children laughing, and he did too. He danced...Read More
Categories: growing, america, boy, children, christian,
Form: Rhyme

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