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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.
inside the line of fire
inside of the line of fire i recognize my mistakes i wish that i would have corrected them earlier a woman's mind and expression while hurt will render you speechless like a broken heart in post the afterthought and...Read More
Categories: god, growing up, growth,
Form: Free verse

Bitter Sweet Memories
Early winter morning remembering From the soft warm depths Of an old man’s bed: Walking through dark streets Shivering with cold, thinking of The soft warm bed she’d pushed me From of with a final cuddled kiss Before she snuggled...Read More
Categories: first love, growing up,
Form: Free verse
Rise and fall, her chest did with Every breath Short and sharp, each breath quickly ended Time ticks away, we don't notice in our Rest....Read More
Categories: good morning, growing up,
Form: Acrostic
I apologize when i've done nothing wrong It just makes sense to deflect anger To put in effort to keep someone in my life Sometimes i don't even realize i'm doing it My mother cries for help I am...Read More
Categories: anxiety, child, depression, growing
Form: Free verse
Mirrors are painful
Oh what a tragedy, what an utter disgrace It was never my intention to recreate, A near perfect carbon copy of the bad mad old me I fought so hard to avoid this so how can this possibly...Read More
Categories: emotions, family, growing up,
Form: Rhyme

A child of the '60s
I remember the green grass, leaves of the trees turning brown. Walking down the stream not caring that gold lay at the bottom. Fishing at the dam a stick a string and a hook loaded with bologna. Laying...Read More
Categories: child, childhood, conflict, growing
Form: Narrative
Mine psyche riddled with dybbuk
Mine psyche riddled with dybbuk Thru emerging adulthood awareness awoke within noggin of average baby boomer bloke catastrophization toward risk taking I evoke positive growth experiences throughout vast number of orbitz around sun never kickstarted, nor linkedin with potential livingsocial folk, thus...Read More
Categories: growing, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Blatant truth
Trust is never clear, but is often blurry Brutal honesty given out loud, often met with fury At times I've had guts to spill, but no one's trustworthy Betrayals of confidence with friends, most just run away with...Read More
Categories: betrayal, emotions, growing up,
Form: Free verse
I made her freeze, To the place where she was unable to breathe. She was a lost cause, When she found me. Hated me at the first, Never knew I was the worst. Ruined every dream she had, Restricted every thought to...Read More
Categories: abortion, appreciation, growing up,
Form: Rhyme
Dot To Dot
As a tiny tot We played dot to dot Connecting pictures With nada strictures Innocence prevailed Colouring detailed No problems to solve Our small world revolved On connecting dots Without other thoughts Having grown up now The world has changed, how! We flit from dot to...Read More
Categories: childhood, growing up,
Form: Rhyme
Blackberry Wine
A bottle of Blackberry wine Taken from a shared glass, Items of clothing strewn About the summer grass. Two semi naked figures One a girl, one a boy  Relaxing in the sunshine After a period of joy. They didn't need the wine To loosen their...Read More
Categories: growing, first love, friendship love,
Form: Rhyme
Dewdrops, appears, its drops are myopic, no blame angel falls, convenience, not the hardships. Dripping without mercy, cracked ribs. Move anticlockwise, Learn to be wise, set and rise. Seeing them lined up, in the courtyard of Hyperpolitan, bear provisions for their destiny. Saying the...Read More
Categories: earth, growing up, journey,
Form: Free verse
Growing Pains Now Older Wiser Smarter Reunion
Funny how now looking back upon the privilege of youth How and what we once perceived and thought our youthful selves to be we actually weren't in reality Simply based upon whosoever social circle of popular group we sought to...Read More
Categories: age, growing up,
Form: Free verse
The Dress
You like this dress I'm wearing? It's more than what you see. I've had it my whole life, but time has changed it drastically. We all wear a different dress in different colors, styles and size. The dress you...Read More
Categories: appreciation, growing up, life,
Form: Rhyme
Today, we celebrate
Today, we celebrate The magic of being 33 A year to create Today, we celebrate A masterpiece so great Authentic and free Today, we celebrate The magic of being 33 ...Read More
Categories: birthday, celebration, freedom, growing
Form: Triolet

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