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Growing Up Poems | Examples of Growing Up Poetry

Growing Up Poems - Examples of all types of growing up poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for growing up.
Premium Member Blank Slate
As a new born baby, ...Read More
Categories: baby, family, growing up,
Form: Dramatic Monologue

killed that kid
killed that kid kid that looked at me with concern when I passed the day that day I was due to become great kept a part of them with me so I’d still feel the anguish already passed what should...Read More
Categories: age, depression, growing up,
Form: Free verse
Here I set in a parlor reading a book, gotta keep my face down, don't wanna look. It's all women and girls in here except for me, I'm waiting for my mom to get done you see. ...Read More
Categories: funny, growing up,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Inner child
Inner Child” My inner child seems to appear when Im stunned by fear and my circumstances turn cold Even though Im an adult shes still an infant incubated hidden deep inside my soul When the weight of...Read More
Categories: childhood, growing up, innocence,
Form: Rhyme
my Maslovian motto
Before we can thrive First gotta survive :) But God's always there For our every care! :-D...Read More
Categories: growing up, care, encouraging, endurance, growing
Form: Couplet

Polo Neck
I got a polo neck jumper. She said they were in. Pep wears one. He hasn’t manboobs. Ribbed, dark grey. Tighter than it should of been. With a vintage leather, black jacket. Sophisticated,continental, so I bought a pain au chocolate. From Greggs. I think...Read More
Categories: growing up, cool, fashion, french, growing
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Old Tables
Old Tables Speak Volumes About Life Celebrate Wonderful Memories Countless Meals Cherished Talks Captured Time 26 Jan 2023 Contest: Tricube Poetry Contest Sponsor: Sara Kendrick ...Read More
Categories: analogy, family, growing up,
Form: Other
Premium Member Old Red
Categories: baby, childhood, growing up,
Form: Acrostic
Free To Roam
A bird on the wing, a heart full of song A spirit unbroken, a journey so long A horizon to chase, a sky to be crossed A path to discover, at no cost Free to roam, free to fly The...Read More
Categories: growing up, bird, blessing, fantasy, feelings,
Form: Free verse
The Killing of YesterDave
I stand before the mirror, staring at my face, A reflection of a life that's been lived in this place. But as I look upon myself, I know that I must change, For the David that I am...Read More
Categories: growing up, angst, courage, destiny, farewell,
Form: Rhyme
People think from what they are suffering others can understand but the reality is others just care about themselves. God says there are good and bad both but I have met only bad that year. All were...Read More
Categories: growing up, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member and fear is a liar
Don’t look up there is danger in eye contact a challenge to see you, accept you ...Read More
Categories: growing up, anti bullying, character, growing
Form: Free verse
While we live our lives, we have our in’s and out's, through our hard times we learn how to doubt. We can only do, with the knowledge we have within, as we live, thing's don't...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, growing up,
Form: Rhyme
The curse of Ambition
The well is dry, the lemon squeezed Creativity and effort’s final drop spilled The fountain of youth, now a dustbowl Empty promises, what a show! End of my tether, I feel the strain Pushing forward, in endless pain Commitment to self,...Read More
Categories: growing up, angst, career, courage, dedication,
Form: Free verse
What if
What if I was someone else Would I still be friends with myself? Would I be the bane of my existence Or would I love myself like I think I would? They say perfects don’t exist, Well, I’m a perfectionist. What...Read More
Categories: growing up, emotions, feelings, for teens,
Form: Rhyme

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