If you could see what I see when I look at you,
You'd definitely love you, too.
You would hold your head up high,
For you possess beauty that no one can deny.
Family Poems by Teens
Poems about Moms and Dads
Respect for fathers and mothers is a common tenet of most cultures. With the advent of modern psychology, we now question this idea. If our problems are the result of the way we were raised, why should we respect them? When we respect our parents we are acknowledging that we do not know the challenges that our parents face. We recognize that our parents had to overcome their own childhood issues as well. Respecting our parents is the path to beginning to respect ourselves and ultimately respecting the cycle of life.
20 Poems about Family Ties: Poems by Teens on Grandparents, Mothers, and Fathers
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If you could see what I see when I look at you,Featured Shared Story
This is so beautiful! I also struggle with self-esteem issues...my mom has passed, but I feel like this is something she would say to me. I feel like every girl should hear this growing up as...
I wish, I wish I was daddy's little girl,
I would have a dance with him; into his arms I'd twirl.
I would have someone to hold me close when I get too scared,
Instead I have to dream about it with my best friend Brittany Baird.Featured Shared Story
I'm 13 years old. I have a dad, but I want him to be with me. We talk on the phone and we say we love each other. But I want him here in my life. I want him to be on my side when my mom...
Mum, it's hard to find the words to say
To show how much you mean to me,
But if it weren't for your love and care,
I don't know where I'd be.Featured Shared Story
I feel so sorry for you. I can feel how sad you are because my dad lost his mum last year, and I know how important mums are to life.
I'm sorry you missed the day I came home.
I'm sorry you left my Mum all alone.
I'm sorry you missed the first time I walked.
And I'm sorry you missed the first time I talked.Featured Shared Story
My dad was deported for being caught with drugs a few months before I was born. He wasn't there for any of my firsts. He didn't see me until I was a year old and we moved to Mexico. I grew up...
I know you may not think so,
But I'm trying really hard.
I don't do it on purpose.
I did not pick this card.Featured Shared Story
I read this, and it touched my heart. I was labeled with many things from childhood through adulthood. I struggled greatly at home, in school, and in life. I cried as I read this poem. I...
If this is who you really are, then I want you far...
If this is what a father is, then I never want one...
You abandon me in my time of need,
Left me with nothing to eat...Featured Shared Story
I too hate my dad. My dad abandoned my family many years ago. I don't want his love. He came back home a year ago promising us a good life, but he lied. He often beats my mum, which I can't...
If I could pick one day to have her here,
I'd choose it to be this Mother's Day.
This occasion out of all the others,
It's going to be harder than words could say.Featured Shared Story
This is the first mothers day without her. I am 16. My siblings are 5, 4, and 1.... They don't know how hard it was watching her die but at least I got to know her. I'll be going to her grave...
11. Thank You, Mom
If you don't know
How much you mean
Not just to the world
But also to meFeatured Shared Story
My mom is the happiness of my life. I never laugh as much with other as I do with her. Can never have fun without her. I can never repay her sacrifices. The only thing I can do is to make her...
It happened at the age of sixteen.
She was scared to look up at that screen.
Knowing there was a little heartbeat,
She would soon get kicked out to the street.Featured Shared Story
"You are a mistake."
"You are a nobody,"
"You are just like your mother."
"You’re a disgrace."
These are things I hear every day in the 15 years I have lived. My mother was a high...
He is not the kind of hero who is fighting in the war.
He is not one who sails offshore.
I don't call him Sergeant, Captain, or Sir.Featured Shared Story
Me too, but my dad is always at the coast for his work. I miss him so much, and now he is never here for Father's Day. I wish he could stay at home with my family.
You're more than a dad
But a kind, loving man
You showed me the waysFeatured Shared Story
I know your pain, and l can relate it with mine, dear. Mine has taken ages without calling or visiting, and he's someone l always wish to be beside me whenever l feel like I'm lost. I lost...
I know I've made mistakes
So why should I even try
For when you look at me
All you see is that I lieFeatured Shared Story
I gave my heart to someone, and they stepped on it, picked it up and shot it, picked it up and crushed it. Now I am here, cold-hearted, back to my old ways. Who could have thought the person...
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