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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.
Premium Member When I was young
When I was young I wondered why I couldn't reach up and touch the sky I thought I only had to grow tall I couldn't touch it because I was small But then I grew up And I came to understand The sky wasn't something you...Read the rest...
Categories: growing up, growth,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Do Poets Always Walk in the Rain
Do poets always walk in the rain? This poet once did When she was but a kid. The bathwater of summer drops Cascading from suburban chimney tops, Puddles on pavement Begging for splashing, A robin’s egg in the grass All fractured and bashed-in. The...Read the rest...
Categories: childhood, growing up, innocence,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member That Was Then, This Is Now
That was then, When, I played with a doll, And used a pretend phone to make a call. I had a favorite stuffed dog, And had fun chasing a slimy, green frog. I played dress up, And drank from a sippy cup. I...Read the rest...
Categories: child, growing up, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Life
Like a great beast Its age set course Futures the feast Exits ones corpse...Read the rest...
Categories: analogy, death, future, growing
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member That Was Then, This is Now
Then: The sun rises. My world is small. Everything has yet to happen. One day, I'll go to school and learn important things - Like my brothers - I wish I was a year older. I wonder, "who am...Read the rest...
Categories: age, childhood, growing up,
Form: Free verse

Growing Pains
It felt like yesterday that we were riding our bikes down our empty street The streets we ruled, the streets we got to keep As if tomorrow was never going to come The sun would grow old above...Read the rest...
Categories: age, friendship, growing up,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Help Me
Help me please! I'm a kid, and I'm confused. Something's wrong with me - I like to run wild and free 'neath the sun, And climb a willow tree. I ask too many questions, that...Read the rest...
Categories: growing, child, dog, drug, education,
Form: Rhyme
I used to be afraid: afraid of being disrespected, afraid of losing, afraid of staying alone, afraid of being cheated. Now with the passing of time and growing age, with continuity of all these I stated above, has lost its density. Lately, I have learned...Read the rest...
Categories: allegory, encouraging, fear, growing
Form: Free verse
ME BEING A GROWN-UP Every day my life was changing I didn't realize how fast it was happening Sometimes I wonder where all the time go It seems like I was a child not so long ago In this life,...Read the rest...
Categories: age, feelings, growing up,
Form: Rhyme
What an Adventure
We’d go exploring along the river and through the woods, We’d run, and we’d whoop, then go silently to try and see a rabbit if we could. We’d push through all the briar and the bramble, Then chase...Read the rest...
Categories: adventure, childhood, fun, growing
Form: Rhyme
the shadow self wants to dance
i’m here, nor there, sometimes everywhere a storm brewing inside i’m darker i’ve sailed these seas before repetition becomes habit take me back to simpler times an early childhood memory just one day when i didn’t allow myself to be consumed by...Read the rest...
Categories: growing, age, angst, anxiety, dark,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A betrayal of innocense
Youth is a deep, colorful green as part of the most verdant life. ...Read the rest...
Categories: allusion, analogy, appreciation, growing
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Scenes of Childhood
Running fancy free into a field, Chasing butterflies my path revealed, My arms outstretched into the sky, I am so happy--not caring why. Cooled by a fragrant soft Spring breeze, I trip and fall down to my knees, Then wistfully gaze...Read the rest...
Categories: growing up, introspection, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member That Was Then And This Is Now
Beautifully captured The essence of time In the past we are captured But the present is prime Lessons and heartaches Shadows and scars Through the dance of time Shapes us to be who we are No longer tethered to old regrets No longer bound...Read the rest...
Categories: change, growing up, growth,
Form: Rhyme
We had; Interlude and of Mice and men. A star is born and Gone with the wind. A child bride and The Wizard of Oz. Cocaine Fiends and Sweeney Todd. The Jaguar...Read the rest...
Categories: growing up,
Form: Rhyme

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