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 Poetry by Teens 1 - 10 of 15

Inspirational Poem About Fighting Inner Demons
  • By Ronni Merriweather
  • Published: December 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
Full of tears, frowns, and many lost battles...

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  • Rating 4.62
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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 tried to hide myself with a smile....a simple facade. this poem tells you to stop hiding and...

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  • By Breonna
  • Published: October 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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  • Rating 4.50
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This is a wonderfully worded poem showing the heart and dreams of a teenaged girl. We should all heed the words of this poem and take time to notice and listen to one another, for we are 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.
Just because I am not a party girl, doesn't mean I can't hang....

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  • Rating 4.47
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This is awesome :O
Very inspiring, I used to be called a teacher's pet because my teacher would let me do whatever and of course I only think she liked me because I was quiet. I always...

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  • By Caitlyn Morton
  • Published: November 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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Caitlyn Morton I just want you too know you have a talent girl I always thought I didn't deserve good things too happen to me but
as I read your poem omg wake up call. You have...

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Inspirational Friend Poem
  • By Punk
  • Published: December 2012
My Friend My Rock

her time
her wisdom
keep me going
her encouragement...

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  • Rating 4.44
Poem About Standing Strong After Breakup
  • By Kelsey Albrecht
  • Published: April 1, 2015
Heartbreak Towards New Light

You made me trust you,
You made me love you,
You made me dream that you were the one for me.

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  • Rating 4.40
Poem About Equality
  • By Jennifer Byrne
  • Published: November 21, 2014
Isn't It Right? We Are Equal

Isn't it right that every child should have a bed
To have a roof over their head,
Isn't it right that every child
Should be shown affection,...

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  • Rating 4.38

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Getting Help
  • By Stephanie G.
  • Published: August 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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  • Rating 4.36
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Hey I had Depression and I looked to God and he delivered me and saved me, because through him anything is possible!

Believe
  • By Katie
  • Published: January 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.

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  • Votes 81
  • Rating 4.31
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I love this poem because it really describes how I feel.... I always try to make sure to please everyone else and never show people how I really feel.. I write poetry and I hope you continue...

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Poem About Battle With Bulimia And Eventual Rise
  • By Beth Chorley
  • Published: February 7, 2014
Rising From The Sink

Crippling waves of anxiety smash against the sides of the boat. Broken
pieces of the sailing structure fall away into the boundless space of the sea.
The current is rough and I realize I have chosen a destructive path.
I look around at my deck. It is empty and I stand aboard unaided,

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