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. Struggling To Breathe

    • By Sima
    • Published: April 15, 2021
    Poem About Anxious Thoughts

    I'm feeling so scared,
    I can't breathe but I must.
    Thinking so many thoughts,
    Trying so hard to trust.

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    I am a 13-year-old girl. I am in middle school and all I think about is my anxiety and making sure no one knows. I don't want anyone to see it because they might treat me different, but I...

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  3. 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 4.55
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  4. False Identity

    • By Erin
    • Published: February 2016
    Poem About Creating A False Identity To Cover Up Hurt

    I wish that you could see
    This scared girl inside of me.
    I'm not really as I seem.

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    When I first came into public school, I realized how cruel the world could be. This mask I've created is suffocating me! I can't breathe and the false life that I've created is holding me...

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    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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    This is so special because I was scared to death of coming out to my family as gay for years. Then one day, I looked myself in the eyes and saw the fear leave my body. It was indeed a very...

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  7. Finding Meaning In A Changing World

    • By Taylor L. Lanoue
    • Published: June 2018
    Teens Experiencing Stress And Pressure

    The light I find in life is only temporary.
    Each day gets harder with each breath I take.
    The days grow, and I become wary,
    For this feeling of woe I cannot shake.

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    • Rating 4.68
  8. 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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    • Rating 4.59
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  10. 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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    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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  11. 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.

  12. 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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    What a beautiful poem, one that so many of us can relate to, especially when "relating to" anyone or anything seems like an impossibility. Fabulous ending. Well done!

  13. 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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    Love this peom. Beautiful poem. So true what you say in this poem. Just love it.

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