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. Find You

    • By Abhishiktha R. Reddy
    • Published: May 28, 2020

    Find your soul
    In your thoughts.
    Find your character
    In your speech.

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    • Rating 4.06
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  3. Be Yourself

    • By Baylee M. Davis
    • Published: May 23, 2020

    People want me to be different,
    not the way I want to be,

    People want me to be different,

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    • Rating 4.23
  4. Let It Be

    Let it be.
    Let the voices be silent.
    Let the silence soothe.
    Let it be.

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  6. In Each Of Us

    • By Nur Hafizah Isnawan
    • Published: May 2018

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

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    • Rating 4.35
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    This poem is so beautiful! So full of truth and written from the heart! I've been reading a lot of inspirational poems lately, for I have been going through depression. So reading this poem...

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  7. Let It Show

    You Are Beautiful The Way You Are!

    When you look in the mirror do you see what I can see?
    Your body and your spirit so unbreakable and free
    When I look at every one of you, I hope you know I care.
    I hope you know you're beautiful and not a soul on Earth compares.

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    • Rating 4.15
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    Erica, I read all your poems and think you are an amazing poet. You are destined for very great things. You are an extremely talented young writer, and there will be no stopping you as you...

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  8. 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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    I just started an organization called Stand Up For Children. Your poem is beautiful and one that I will teach to all kids. May GOD be with you and bless you The Apostle Paul urges us to stand...

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  10. Who Will You Be?

    • By Laila M. Beard
    • Published: June 2017
    Succeeding And Never Giving Up

    Who will you be?
    Will you pass?
    Can you succeed?

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    • Rating 3.71
  11. I Believe In Myself

    • By Faith Mcgee
    • Published: October 2016
    Poem About Self-Confidence

    In this world, I want to be many things.
    People tell me I can't be everything,
    But I can't listen to what they say.
    I can't let their envy control what I think.

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    You can be anything if you are rid of ego and arrogance. You can be anything if you respect elders and parents. You can be anything with perseverance.

  12. Battle Scars

    • By Carol M. Chicane
    • Published: August 2016
    Poem About Surviving Tough Chapters Of Life

    Be brave.
    You already are.
    Look at what you've made it through.
    The wounds of your past have healed.

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    • Rating 4.25
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    It is a poem which infuses courage to those who have direct experience of war, making them think positively about life, forgetting the bitter past. We also faced a similar situation as a...

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  13. 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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    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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