Inspirational Poems by Teens

Poems about Inspiration and Hope

Genuine feelings of self worth, confidence, and happiness can be elusive. Sometimes you need a little inspiration to believe in yourself and find a source of motivation. Often other people's words or experiences can give you just that inspiration. They can also help you to live up to challenges, become the person you want to be, try new things, learn from your mistakes, and find happiness. Life may not be perfect, but it can still be beautiful. You just have to learn how to find inspiration in life, in spite of its many imperfections.


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  1. United

    Poem About Standing Up For What Is Right

    Do we stay silent
    Or raise our voices?
    Do we give in
    Or make our choices?

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    • Stories 4
    • Shares 408
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 74
    • Rating 4.69
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    Hey, everybody! I just noticed my poem, "United," reached 50 shares! Wow! Thank you everybody for reading my poem! It means so much to me! Please comment and share your stories! Thank you so...

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  3. Found

    • By Ronni Merriweather
    • Published: December 2012
    Inspirational Poem About Fighting Inner Demons

    I know I'm smiling but don't take it as for what it seems
    'Cause the only time I'm happy is when I'm in my dreams
    'Cause my life is that lonely kid cast out in the shadows
    Full of tears, frowns, and many lost battles...

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    • Stories 5
    • Shares 387
    • Favorited 36
    • Votes 587
    • Rating 4.58
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    For as long as I can remember I don't have a great memory I've never shown weakness towards anyone or anything. No one knows my inner self, showing weakness is one of my biggest fears. But at...

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  4. For All Those People

    Poem For The Hopeless

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

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    • Stories 6
    • Shares 519
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 146
    • Rating 4.58
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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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  6. Just Because

    Poems About Being Unique And Special

    Just because I have never done drugs, doesn't mean I'm not cool.
    Just because I am a virgin, doesn't make me lame.
    Just because I'm not a fighter, doesn't mean I'm weak.
    Just because I am not a party girl, doesn't mean I can't hang.

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    • Stories 17
    • Shares 499
    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 1568
    • Rating 4.46
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    omg.....this poem is so awesome. I think that it will and has touched so many teens even thou people think the opposite this is many of us....good going honey...keep writing

  7. Your Worth

    They say never give up.
    Never give in.
    Keep fighting that fight
    So the devil doesn't win.

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    • Stories 5
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    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 494
    • Rating 4.45
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    Caitlyn Morton I just want you too know you have a talent girl I always thought I didn't deserve good things too happen to me but
    as I read your poem omg wake up call. You have changed my...

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  8. Mirror

    • By Matthew Young
    • Published: May 2015
    Poem About Two Sides To Everything

    You see a girl
    Who is crying for help
    She thinks she's alone
    She hurts herself

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    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 154
    • Rating 4.44
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  10. Never Give In

    Sometimes in life the road becomes slippery and you tumble and fall.
    But don't lose heart; just get up and forget it all.

    When you think you've had enough and can't take anymore,

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    • Stories 0
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    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 73
    • Rating 4.41
  11. My Friend My Rock

    • By Punk
    • Published: December 2012
    Inspirational Friend Poem

    her time
    her wisdom
    keep me going
    her encouragement...

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 71
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 97
    • Rating 4.40
    Latest Shared Story

    Seriously, I don't believe in 'em anymore. I told my problems regarding my love life to her, and what she did was spill the beans to my mum. In return of trusting in her I got a nice round of...

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  12. Did You Know

    • By Breonna
    • Published: October 2008

    A young girl born and put in this place
    With a warm and distinctive look on her face
    As she got older she was not like the rest
    She was kind of different and her mother knew best

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    • Stories 3
    • Shares 93
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 336
    • Rating 4.39
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    This is a wonderful poem. Thank you for sharing it. I am an author. I would like to say that I see me in this poem when I was your age. Keep up the good work. And expand on your talents...

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  13. Isn't It Right? We Are Equal

    • By Jennifer Byrne
    • Published: November 2014
    Poem About Equality

    Isn't it right that every child should have a bed
    To have a roof over their head?
    Isn't it right that every child
    Should be shown affection,

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 418
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 247
    • Rating 4.37

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