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 898
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 127
    • Rating 4.65
    • Poem of the Week
    Featured Shared Story

    I am so touched and honored that my poem was selected poem of the week! A huge thanks to all readers. I hope that this poem can be dedicated to the horrible tragedy of the school shooting....

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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 622
    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 622
    • Rating 4.59
    Featured Shared Story

    I loved your poem. This is coming from a 58-year-old women who has suffered all my life with a bi-polar disorder. As you get older, in my case, the disorder is stronger, and I don't have joy...

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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
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    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 160
    • Rating 4.58
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    Thank you so much! It's so inspiring that others love to read my poetry just as much as I love to write it!

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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 619
    • Favorited 67
    • Votes 1594
    • Rating 4.47
    Featured Shared Story

    This poem is heart touching and resembles me. Hats off to the poet! LOVE IT SO MUCH.

  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 6
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    • Favorited 52
    • Votes 532
    • Rating 4.46
    • Poem of the Day
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    I just love this poem. I know I can, and I don't care what others say because I have faith in myself.

  8. 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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    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 89
    • Rating 4.43
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  10. 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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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 196
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 169
    • Rating 4.43
  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 105
    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 102
    • Rating 4.39
    Featured 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. In Each Of Us

    • By Nur Hafizah Isnawan
    • Published: May 4, 2018

    In each of us
    There's a sun
    That shines
    And lights the gloomy day away.

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    • Stories 2
    • Shares 55
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 23
    • Rating 4.39
    Featured Shared Story

    Hi there! Thank you for reading my poem and for the kind words. I really appreciate it. Hope you will continue to stay strong.

  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 588
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 268
    • Rating 4.39

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