Self-Acceptance Poems

10 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. 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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  5. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. The New Me

    • By J. Dezz
    • Published: April 2014
    Changing For The Better

    in STOP Teen Suicide Poems

    Sometimes it gets better,
    Sometimes you heal,
    Sometimes my eyes get wetter
    Waiting for these scars to heal.

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    That is so amazing. It really touched me because I nearly killed myself because I used to self-harm I don't do it anymore, but sometimes I'm tempted, but I get through it and you will too!...

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  10. My Morals Define Me

    Empowering Poem About Self-Acceptance

    in Inspirational Poems

    I have never done drugs and never will.
    I don't give into peer pressure.
    I believe that drugs are lame.
    Drugs cause you to make irresponsible decisions.

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  11. Who Am I?

    • By Natasha L. Bishop
    • Published: December 2016
    Poem About Finding Myself

    in Meaningful Poems

    Who am I, you ask?
    I am a lion who comes off as a lamb.
    I am an ocean with waves big enough to drown.
    I am a roller coaster of emotions.

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    My face is the place
    I hide my pain.
    My face is a place
    Where raindrops fall hiding the tears that have been there for so many years.
    My face is the place that hides my pain.
    My face...

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  12. I Am Someone...

    • By Brittany Kelley
    • Published: October 2016
    Proud Of My Qualities

    in Meaningful Poems

    I am someone who gives all she has every time.
    I am someone who talks twice as much as she listens.
    I am someone who will tell you what you mean to her on a dime.
    I am someone who is nice and caring, whose shadow glistens.

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    I had a professor in college tell me...there are two types of people in the world: the French-fry droppers and the French-fry picker-uppers. You and I, my dear, we are the picker-uppers. We...

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