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Youth Poems | Examples of Youth Poetry

Youth Poems. Below are examples of poems about youth. This list of youth poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of youth poetry. This list of works about youth is an excellent resource for examples on how to write youth poems.

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List of Youth Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
AFRICA'S PUBERTY PRIDE YANU Blank verse woman, youth,
Premium Member Poem Honey Tree Isaiah Zerbst Monorhyme youth, boy, imagination, loneliness, nature,
Infallible Dawa Zangpo Rhyme youth, 4th grade, age, beautiful,
Rainy Play Day Rhona McFerran Free verse youth, assonance, childhood, humor, humorous,
Premium Member Poem Once he ran, a younger man Gershon Wolf Rhyme age, fate, hope, youth,
Sweet Architect Emmanuel Adedayo Ojelade Rhyme youth, anxiety, inspirational, poems, religious,
A TRIBE CALLED QUEST Kofi Amed Free verse youth, africa, black love, celebration,
Don't Trust Anyone Under Thirty David Welch Rhyme youth, age, growth, how i
Premium Member Poem Cardboard Boxes CayCay Jennings Lyric youth, change, confusion, emotions, family,
Premium Member Poem As I Plot Just One More Day Robert Lindley Free verse youth, appreciation, art, dark, deep,

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The Senior Luncheon
by Gerald Dillenbeck
YouthGroup interviews WiseElder lunch crowd

Notes:

(1) What do you recommend for improving our long-term health prospects?

Question met with quiet amusement.


"Honey,
I'm eighty years old.
My goal is to...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: youth, age, childhood, health, meaningful,

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A Penny For Your Thoughts
by Jack Ellison
A

Saying that's been around forever
Where it came from I haven't a clue
There are many phrases just like this one 
So familiar to both me and...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: youth,

Know How
by Rhona McFerran
Thankless job, I think watching
as Thurman tries to teach the young man

The lad sitting up
on the tractor
like a proud young pup
is full of piss and...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: youth, age, humanity, life, wisdom,

Lyrical Power
by Mario Walker
I spit metaphors and similes,
Nouns and verbs,
I spit these words
For the hood and the burbs.

I speak light in the darkness that surrounds me.
Surrounded by drugs,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: writing, youth,

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IT'S NOT FAIR
by Line Gauthier


I miss you Mamma 
I miss the days when you were well
And not so tired Mamma
You’d make my sandwiches and laugh
And see me off to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: youth, angst, god, hope, mother,

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STREET
by Line Gauthier


street child
that look of 
hunger in her eyes



posted on October 8, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: child, lost, poverty, youth,

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The Message
by Chris Hagy
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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: youth, angst, confusion, feelings, pain,

Thick As Thieves
by Wendy M
It has become your personal mission 
To ensure my admission. 
Your insistances are my pet peeves, 
We happen to be as thick as thieves. 

Certainly...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: youth, best friend, childhood, friendship,

the years apart are nothing
by Eric Langenfeld
On the steps of Congress St or somewhere college town
We talked about how smart we were and world domination
And laughed 
Ciccadas sung
I was indignant over...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: youth, dedication, faith, friendship, memory,

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Simpler Times
by Jack Ellison


Oh for the good old days, life was simpler then
Up with the birdies, then to the office we went
Traffic was a breeze
No, you first, please!
Now...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: youth,

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YOUNGSTERS
by Line Gauthier


youngsters in aprons
swishing vivid colors for
finger paints gallery



submitted on October 5, 2018, for contest THE PAINT MOVER(S) sponsored by ANTHONY SLAUSEN...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: youth, child, color, confidence, creation,

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WHISPERS
by Line Gauthier


whispers of moondust
lightly sprinkled
in young sleepy eyes



posted on October 5, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: youth, Lullaby, moon, night, peace,

How sweet
by deepak srivastava
Sweet is sweet
great taste to eat,
great choice
always rejoice,
digest it 
and feel fit....

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: youth, encouraging, together, true love,

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YOUTH AND BEAUTY
by Demetrios Trifiatis







Young become old and beautiful ugly but youth and beauty never cease to exist!








© Demetrios Trifiatis
     05 October 2018
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Monoku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, youth,

A Very Good Year
by Larry Bradfield
She was sixteen and he was between
Shaving or just letting them grow
She was so coy and he was a boy
Convinced that he must love her...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: youth,

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ANGEL TEARS
by Line Gauthier


angel tears rolling
down her cheeks too young
to be so sad



posted on October 4, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: youth, angel, cry, girl, innocence,

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LITTLE GIRL
by Line Gauthier


little girl's worlds
when donning fine tiaras
fairy tales come true



posted on October 2, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: youth, fantasy, girl, growing up,

Me And The Tiger
by Arjun Jangid
I was sleeping with my childhood
    friend in the loosed cot
    weak boy recovering from 
   ...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: youth, animal, fear, happiness, high

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SWEET DARLING TOMBOY
by Line Gauthier


Little darling
You’d be so sweet 
With your hair done up in pigtails
Dressed up in a pink frilly dress
Do you even own a doll?

Your tomboy ways...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: youth, age, fun, games, girl,

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When Red Sunset, Shines Its Brightest Inspiring Lights
by Robert Lindley
When Red Sunset, Shines Its Brightest Inspiring Lights

When morning glories glow, your closed heart opens again
dawn's breaking light shows, a true faithful, loyal friend;
can you...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: youth, deep, desire, feelings, heartbreak,