Self-Acceptance Poems

15 Poems About Accepting Who You Are

Collection of poems about learning to accept and love yourself.

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  1. Before I...

    • By Insiya K. Patanwala
    • Published: January 2017
    Accepting Who You Are

    in Change Poems

    Before I became strong, I knew what it was like
    To be weak,
    How difficult it is to love yourself,
    To find the wholeness that you seek.

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    This poem touched my heart on many levels. The writer clearly expressed how hard self-love is to be achieved, however, without it there is little chance to be a good partner to others....

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  2. Just Because

    Poems About Being Unique And Special

    in Inspirational Poems by Teens

    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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    It's a really cool poem, kudos to you. Anytime, I think about composing one, I cry buckets instead. Being a teen is really difficult.

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  4. Unique

    Poem About Resisting Conformity

    in Inspirational Poems

    Because I know who I am,
    I'm at ease and free.
    I can't be like others,
    And they can't be me.

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    This is a life changing piece. It reminds me of the words of the great Socrates, "Man know thyself." I must say, I'm so lifted!

  5. My Personal Quest

    Searching To Find Ourselves

    in Hope Poems

    For most of my life, I've been on a quest
    To discover just who I might be,
    Earnestly searching, day after day,
    So desperate to recognize me.

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  7. Never Give Up

    • By Becky
    • Published: December 2015

    in Courage Poems by Teens

    Never give up,
    Never give in.
    Move onward and upward with strength from within.

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    This poem has given me hope, I am currently doing my B tech of which I was about to deregister it because its all seemed so hard to uphill, but reading this poem gave me strength to face...

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  8. Be The Best Of Whatever You Are

    in Famous Inspirational Poems

    If you can't be a pine on the top of the hill,
    Be a scrub in the valley — but be
    The best little scrub by the side of the rill;
    Be a bush if you can't be a tree.

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  9. Love After Love

    in Famous Life Poems

    The time will come
    when, with elation,
    you will greet yourself arriving
    at your own door, in your own mirror,

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  10. Be Proud Of Who You Are

    I Am Unique

    in Life Lesson Poems

    I come with no wrapping or pretty pink bows.
    I am who I am, from my head to my toes.
    I tend to get loud when speaking my mind.
    Even a little crazy some of the time.

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    I love this poem! People are always trying to fit in and be normal. I've always disregarded being "normal." What's the point? Why would I be someone I am not? I am perfectly happy the way I...

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  11. My Life

    • By Chelsea J. Richardson
    • Published: August 2018
    Going Through Hard Times

    in Courage Poems

    All of my life I tried fitting in.
    Little did I know I was living a sin.
    Not caring what I did nor who I hurt,
    I was looking for a way out of the dirt.

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    • Rating 3.89
  12. Don't Give Up On Yourself

    Finding Yourself

    in Courage Poems

    I'm on my way.
    They may ask me, "Where to?"
    Well, that I cannot say...
    For even I have no clue.

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