Abortion Poems by Teens

Poetry by Teens Who Have Had Abortions

What does it mean to have a body growing inside of you? What does it feel like? Is it bad to have an abortion? Everyone has their own opinion on the moral implications of having an abortion. Most women report that being pregnant feels like having a baby inside them and that it is psychologically painful to have an abortion. There are times when having an abortion seems like the right thing to do. For example when the mother is unprepared or her health is at stake. Others insist on a woman's right to choose. We'd like to hear your thoughts and feelings.

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  1. My Baby

    • By Bethany Burmeister
    • Published: February 2014
    Poem About My Baby And Abortion

    I hear it crying in the night,
    Even though it's not really there.
    I killed my baby,
    An innocent life,...

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 57
    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 169
    • Rating 4.53
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    I was 16 years old and clueless about life. I was a girl who never had any mistakes in my parents eyes. When I found out I was pregnant and my baby's dad didn't want anything to do with it,...

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  3. Why Don't You Love Me?

    mommy, mommy, don't let me go.
    I wanna see the world
    and know everything you know.
    I wanna see the world...

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    • Stories 9
    • Shares 57
    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 351
    • Rating 4.48
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    I am 17 and 33 weeks along. When I found out my boyfriend wanted nothing to do with me, he would call and say that it's over. I got to the point of no return. I didn't know if I could raise a...

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  4. My Sweet Little Angel

    • By Bianca Sahagun
    • Published: November 2011

    I can't sleep my body is aching
    the pain in my chest, my heart is breaking.
    The bond that we share I thought was so strong,
    but obviously I was so wrong....

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 18
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 228
    • Rating 4.32
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    I had an abortion 3 weeks ago. I thought it was the right thing to do since I am still studying and can't afford to have a baby at the moment. I thought things would be back as if nothing...

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  6. My Sweet Angel

    • By Sally Adams
    • Published: November 2012
    Abortion Regret Message

    My sweet angel
    What I have done can never be changed
    I can't believe I ever did this
    I never thought I would have to do that...

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    • Stories 7
    • Shares 20
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 74
    • Rating 4.26
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    I Just want to say to everyone that is considering having an abortion. Please Please Please Give Yourself time to think it through because the feeling afterwards is indescribable I went...

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  7. Dear Baby

    • By Vivienne A.
    • Published: March 2015
    Poem About The Loss Of A Child

    They say you have to leave me.
    They say you cannot stay.
    But, baby, I don't want you to go,
    I'll have it no other way.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 13
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 56
    • Rating 4.25
  8. What Now

    • By Jenny
    • Published: September 2011
    Choosing Abortion

    Your knees are shaken
    You see that red line appear
    How far can you go from here?
    You look in the mirror ...

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    • Stories 3
    • Shares 13
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 94
    • Rating 4.18
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    I was 14 years old when I too saw that red line... the baby's daddy basically said you're on your own bitch. so I had no father, no food. and no one to help me through it. I therefore was...

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  10. Too Young

    • By Tamara
    • Published: November 2011

    Someone should have been born
    but instead I destroyed a life
    it was a hard decision to make
    but mummy wanted to have a life and play...

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 6
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 96
    • Rating 4.09
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    I understand the guilt you must feel. I am 14 years old and I have already had 5 situations where I THOUGHT I was pregnant. You did the responsible thing especially for your age.

  11. Stranger From Within

    • By Keighley
    • Published: August 2011

    Should I Know
    Should I Care
    If It Was
    Or Was Not There...

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 3
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 66
    • Rating 4.03
  12. Never Stay

    • By Mollie Peet
    • Published: April 2013

    I sit crying alone and weep,
    My lovers love I no longer keep,
    One by one taken away,
    The baby I knew will never stay,...

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 3
    • Favorited 0
    • Votes 34
    • Rating 4.03
  13. Hush Little Baby

    • By Jess
    • Published: August 2008
    Poems About Abortion

    Hush little baby don't say a word
    Mummy's sorry she's so scared
    Hush little baby got nowhere to live
    Hush little baby got nothing to give...

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    • Stories 32
    • Shares 19
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 514
    • Rating 3.92
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    This makes me so sad. People get so mad at young women for fooling around when all they're looking for is acceptance and love. It is really sad. I wish people would be more accepting of young...

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