Inspirational Poem by Teens

Poem For The Hopeless

My name is Ella, and I am 13 years old. I wrote this poem for all those people who feel hopeless and lost in a fog of darkness. I just want to remind all of you that there is hope in this shallow world and that you DO matter.

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This really touched my heart. There has been a lot I have been dealing with recently, from suicidal friends to just trying to keep my head above the water. Sometimes it's hard to feel like I...

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For All Those People

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Published: May 2016

This is for all those people
Who hide in the dark,
For those who feel hopeless,
For those with a broken heart.

This is for every child and teen
Who is trying to flee from their fears,
For those who cry themselves to sleep,
For those who drown in their tears.

This is for people who hide their scars
Upon their wrists and their thighs.
I want to remind each of you
There is a reason you're alive.

You are here for a purpose;
You are needed in this place.
You are special, you are beautiful.
It doesn't matter what size, gender, or race.

You are perfect just the way you are.
You are priceless, a wonderful new.
You are dearly treasured by many.
There is no one more important than you.

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  • Allison E Smith by Allison E Smith
  • 6 months ago

Ella - your wisdom and expression is truly amazing. I will share your poem with my students.

Thank you so much for your kind words! I hope my poem touches your students.

  • Aremu Opeoluea by Aremu Opeoluea
  • 1 year ago

Wow! Ella, I love this poem. It's amazing and so inspiring. Thank you.

Thank you so much! It's so inspiring that others love to read my poetry just as much as I love to write it!

Great poem. So wise, so compassionate, so true. Every child is special. Love your poem, Ella!

Thank you very much! It means so much to me that my poem is impacting others. :)

  • PJproductions by PJproductions
  • 1 year ago

This really touched my heart. There has been a lot I have been dealing with recently, from suicidal friends to just trying to keep my head above the water. Sometimes it's hard to feel like I am enough for anyone. This poem has given me hope.

I'm so thrilled that my poem has touched your heart! I'll be praying for you and your friends. Just remember you're unique and there is nobody like you in the whole world.
God Bless,
Ella P.

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