Fear Poems by Teens

Poems about Overcoming Fear

Fear creates limitations. When we fear, we become incapable of taking risks, of living our lives to the fullest. Whatever fear you are facing, whether it is a fear of love, of rejection, of heartbreak, of growing up, of being forgotten, or even of the dark, remember that your fear limits you. It prevents you from growing into a stronger, better person. Try to understand your fears, for when you understand them, they no longer have a power over you. Let go of fear, express it to someone and just release it.

Poems about Facing Fears


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  1. The Dark Man At The Door

    • By Kayla M. Callahan
    • Published: March 2017
    Verbal And Emotional Abuse From Dad

    The man at the door,
    I fear his every word,
    For they pierce my heart
    Like he stabbed it with a sword.

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  3. Running From Me

    • By Rodshanik L. Brown
    • Published: February 2014

    Painfully aware, of all my peers
    The pain, the pressure, creates real fears

    Trying to escape so many eyes and ears...

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    This poem literally describes me at home and school. Very, very nice that someone else was able to describe these feelings, as I could hardly get out a couple words! Bravo.

  4. Lord Help Me

    Poem About The Troubles Of This World

    13 years old and I'm living in fear
    Father, I know you're ashamed of what's going on down here
    Lord, I'm afraid of going astray
    That's why I pray to you father every day...

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    • Rating 4.55
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    Love this peom. Beautiful poem. So true what you say in this poem. Just love it.

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  6. Consumed

    • By Elliee May
    • Published: March 2014
    Poem About Consuming Fears

    Dark mornings know me best,
    Know the fear I suppress.
    It consumes my heart,
    Constricts it tight.

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    • Rating 4.54
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  7. Escape

    Escape May Be Deadly

    Trees, trees, trees
    Branches, sticks, leaves
    Whipping, gashing, slashing at my arms
    I can't get away no matter how fast I run...

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    Dear God I have felt that anxiety that is in your poem. Do I jump to my death or stick around and let death come to me. You are so brave for speaking up. I pray that whoever you are and where...

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  8. Reality

    • By C Dominguez
    • Published: April 2013
    Mask Of Lies

    She's beautiful, she's pretty
    She's really such a sight
    Nobody can see by her appearance
    She's really not alright...

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    • Rating 4.51
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    Yea this reminds me of all the times I have tried to take my life.
    Suckish and stupid people think...
    But ya have never been in my shoes to judge me.
    I have been and am going through a...

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  10. It

    Facing My Fears Poem

    I'm running out of breath
    I can't believe it's so hard to breathe
    My heart's pounding in my chest
    As I wonder if IT found me...

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    • Rating 4.42
  11. Stay Strong

    • By Samantha
    • Published: August 2008
    Staying Strong With Illness NF1 and Brain Surgery Poem

    I have this illness
    that I've suffered from for so long
    and I don't know how,
    but I've got to find a way to stay strong, ...

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    Stay strong you'll make it through it's so hard I know it's true, but think of what it will be at the end, a story to tell. You've been through thick and thin and you ask yourself will it...

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  12. Untamed

    • By Caitlyn Collins
    • Published: June 2011
    Poem About Being Abused

    Sitting in a corner so scared and afraid.
    He's standing there yelling at me,
    and he's the one to blame.
    Marks across my face,...

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    • Rating 4.40
  13. Afraid

    • By Charles Terry
    • Published: November 2013
    Afraid To Tell A Girl I Love You

    I'm afraid to tell you
    tell you how I feel
    because if you reject me
    I'll regret keeping it real,...

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    • Rating 4.38

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