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Youth Poems | Examples of Youth Poetry

Youth Poems - Examples of all types of youth 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 youth.
Premium Member Slumber Party Seance
The sun was blinding but not as much as your rounded oceans Sparkling like a firecracker Like the first tinges of a lighter Hold it up to me and see my eyebrows twitch As the...Read More
Categories: youth, analogy, corruption, emo, extended
Form: Free verse

This is me
In the depths of darkness a sad girl resides Her heart heavy and burdened, with secrets she hides She walks through life a shadow in disguise Haunted by her demons her sorrow never subsides A killer within her, an...Read More
Categories: youth, 7th grade, anxiety, depression,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Buried Answers Trimeric
An abandoned treehouse left to rot intrigued a pair of inquisitive teens; Suspended in the air like a starship a haven for Gulf coast runaways; Intrigued a pair of inquisitive teens approached it’s elevated pathway; So much loitered...Read More
Categories: adventure, emotions, youth,
Form: Other
Premium Member Feel the Passion of the Young
A sign for our times, Dina abducted and raped (See Gen. 34: 1-2) by a monster named...Read More
Categories: youth, death, history, pain, passion,
Form: Narrative
Nena's Car
Driving so fast and so far With the windows down Letting the winter wind leave for a day or two To bring in the shivery summer breezes. To many lipstick-stained smiles, Too many candied photos, Too many times I wish I...Read More
Categories: youth, 10th grade, beauty, car,
Form: Free verse

The Roots Crowd My Reflection
I’m not you. And I never will be. Even though as each day dies off, I’ve come to notice you in passing windows. When it should be me looking back, I realize that I’m the apple that fell. Far too close...Read More
Categories: youth, 10th grade, abuse, body,
Form: Free verse
Back Passage Billy
I'd chosen you as my flunky - Your hair - Neanderthal red, You'd hurry towards my shrill calling, De-cloth me and roll me to bed. 'Textured', you woo-ed, 'mild and creamy', Said I'd never last long on the shelf, I blushed,...Read More
Categories: youth, abuse, age, courage, daughter,
Form: Rhyme
The Dance
I sleep And sleep And I push the alarm away I open my eyes and go about my day Readying for the dance Picking up and carrying my bags Walking to the venue Arriving at the door I feel the buzz of my...Read More
Categories: youth, anxiety, break up, dance,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Lyrics and Music
Fingers intertwined in wondrous oneness together foreverness breathtaking bliss Eye to eye in lyrical longing melodic memories soul symmetry Backs turned to bygone brokenness ...Read More
Categories: love, youth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Music And Love
Music And Love The Allegro With its lively quickness Will accompany the young lovers As they ride their bicycles Along the winding country roads The Adagio With its tender seductive melody Will accompany nascent Love Sumptuous harmonies Will caress their heart As...Read More
Categories: love, youth,
Form: Free verse
Tick, Tick, Tick
Soft and complacent our youth in denial What evil disguises the past has on file Wishing and hoping a smokescreen at best Masking our fear while fouling our nest The seeds of our history whose names have been damned And mocked until cancelled our heritage banned In...Read More
Categories: youth, character, destiny, history, home,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Even Jester Jack
For those who know me, this may be a surprise My mood lately has been less than upbeat The years must be catching up with me Lately I've been thinking a lot about life How it all seems so...Read More
Categories: youth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member excited children
excited children and a mile-high pile of leaves sounds of autumn bliss posted on November 24, 2023...Read More
Categories: youth, autumn, children, joy, sound,
Form: Haiku
When we were young we had the world at our feet. No fear could stop us and everything was sweet. We weren't aware of the good and the bad. Everything we knew was a fun to be had. We spoke what we want unaware...Read More
Categories: youth, childhood, children, emotions, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shimmying Up Trees
I'd trek through the woods as a boy, for Nature was my source of joy. And She taught me things I didn't know, many forgotten years ago. I saw how the land would transform, blanketed by a Winter storm. And I'd...Read More
Categories: youth, adventure, boy, fun, growing
Form: Rhyme

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