Inspirational Poems by Teens

Poems about Inspiration and Hope

Genuine feelings of self worth, confidence, and happiness can be elusive. Sometimes you need a little inspiration to believe in yourself and find a source of motivation. Often other people's words or experiences can give you just that inspiration. They can also help you to live up to challenges, become the person you want to be, try new things, learn from your mistakes, and find happiness. Life may not be perfect, but it can still be beautiful. You just have to learn how to find inspiration in life, in spite of its many imperfections.

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Inspirational Poem About Fighting Inner Demons
  • by Ronni Merriweather
  • Published: Dec 2012
Found

I know I'm smiling but don't take it as for what it seems
'Cause the only time I'm happy is when I'm in my dreams
'Cause my life is that lonely kid cast out in the shadows…

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  • Stories 3
  • Emailed 0
  • Votes 130
  • Rating: 4.68
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This really touched me because I've been bullied since 4th grade and now I'm in 8th. I've always …

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Inspirational Poem On How I Overcame Bullying
  • by Cooper Bartoszek
  • Published: Sep 2013
A Song Of Myself

Of myself there is so much to say,
A ruthless opponent,
Once enraged, always unforgiving.
However, only those ignorant of my upbringing would contend this.…

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  • Stories 0
  • Emailed 1
  • Votes 18
  • Rating: 4.56

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  • by Breonna
  • Published: Oct 2008
Did You Know

A young girl born and put in this place
With a warm and distinctive look on her face
As she got older she was not like the rest
She was kind of different and her mother knew best…

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  • Stories 2
  • Emailed 13
  • Votes 126
  • Rating: 4.52
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This is a wonderfully worded poem showing the heart and dreams of a teenaged girl. We should all …

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Accept Me For Who I Am Poem
Just Because

Just because I have never done drugs, doesn't mean I'm not cool.
Just because I am a virgin, doesn't make me lame.
Just because I'm not a fighter, doesn't mean I'm weak.…

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  • Stories 7
  • Emailed 33
  • Votes 458
  • Rating: 4.5
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I can so relate to this I'm in college and this is exactly how I feel all the time so thanks for …

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Getting Help
  • by Stephanie G.
  • Published: Aug 2012
Stay Strong

You might not understand it, you might just ask why
That all I want to do, is just lay down and die

I tried to get help; I tried to see the light…

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  • Stories 2
  • Emailed 2
  • Votes 38
  • Rating: 4.45
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Hey I had Depression and I looked to God and he delivered me and saved me, because through him …

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  • by Ali Adgate
  • Published: Dec 2011
To Much Too Ask

It's hard to be happy when you always feel sad
It's hard to feel caring when everyone makes you mad
It's hard not to care when you see them all stare
It's hard to be unique…

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  • Votes 43
  • Rating: 4.44
  • by Caitlyn Morton
  • Published: Nov 2012
Your Worth

They say never give up,
Never give in,
Keep fighting that fight,
So the devil doesn't win. …

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  • Stories 1
  • Emailed 7
  • Votes 102
  • Rating: 4.4
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Caitlyn Morton I just want you too know you have a talent girl I always thought I didn't deserve …

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Poem About Not Looking Pretty
  • by Jewel Dsouza
  • Published: 4/8/2014
These Little Imperfections

She looked at the mirror
And stared
Until she found the tiniest blemish
Until she found a strand of hair sticking out …

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  • Votes 24
  • Rating: 4.38
Believe
  • by Katie
  • Published: Jan 2009
Believe

There is a boy who lives on the streets, always alone and never enough to eat. When he walks down the road, he makes sure his confidence shows. But when he's under the bridge and all alone, tears fall…

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  • Stories 2
  • Emailed 5
  • Votes 65
  • Rating: 4.28
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I love this poem because it really describes how I feel.... I always try to make sure to please …

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Stop Hiding
  • by Shianne
  • Published: May 2012
True Feelings

What do you do when your world falls apart
When your secrets rip and tear at your heart?
What happens when the truth becomes a lie
When your own happiness you defy? …

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  • Stories 0
  • Emailed 2
  • Votes 42
  • Rating: 4.26

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