Short Poems by Teens

The shorter the poem, the more difficult it is to write. Every word must be exactly what you intend to say. There is no time for long winded explanations. Often it may take longer to write a short poem. You are more likely to write it and revise it many times before you feel that each word is perfect and perfectly placed. This may be analogous to a small family or group. There are not many people so each one much show up. Each one must do their part to create a loving family unit or group of friends. Every family member or friend must play their role to perfection.

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Short Poem Poetry 1-10 of 18

  • by Betty Bruner
  • Published: Nov 2012
They Leave Me Heartbroken

They take away my family
They tear us all apart
They try to erase the memories
But can't erase the marks…

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  • by Cassondra Lee Dejesus
  • Published: Jul 2012
It Was Obvious....<|3

I walked through the hallway holding my wrists,
hoping no one will see me like this.
He looks at me, scared what he'll find.
He never thought I had these things in mind. …

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  • Rating: 4.3

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  • by Jessica
  • Published: May 2008
Twenty Two Days

I don't think you understand exactly how I feel
I don't see how you could, you'd have to live my life for real
you weren't there with me so you cant know what it was like…

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  • Rating: 4.28
  • by Desaray Machinine
  • Published: Feb 2008
Suicidal Temptations

Shattered soul, tattered mind.
The way back is what I hope to find.
Broken dreams lost without a trace.
Lately I've been feeling a little out of place.…

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  • Rating: 4.27
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This is beyond beautiful.

Short Poem About Life Being Hard
  • by Kati
  • Published: 7/20/2014
It's Hard

It's hard to trust someone who always lied.
It's hard to love someone who made you cry.
It's hard to care when you want to die.
It's hard to believe when you have no pride.…

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  • Rating: 4.25
  • by Courtney Harmon
  • Published: Dec 2013
Holding On To Life

Life gone
On my own
No help ever found
Shattered thoughts hit the ground…

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  • Rating: 4.2

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Poem About A Break Up
  • by Sarah Osborne
  • Published: 11/21/2014
Heartbroken Confusion

Now a few weeks passed
and my heart is still broken;
The time goes by,
and you've never spoken.…

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  • Rating: 4.14
Short Poem About Dreams of a First Love
In My Dreams

You found me and you raised me up
A love so pure that angels weep,
But now it takes my breath away…

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  • Rating: 4.08
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My high school sweetheart passed away a month before my graduation. He became someone important in …

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