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. 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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    Give of yourself. This is such a caring poem. You are so right; in God's eyes, everyone is special and important. Never should anyone give up on their dreams and goals. Remember, you are here...

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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 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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    I can definitely relate because for five years of my life I was in and out of mental hospitals for cutting and taking pills but also for feeling super depressed. I do hope you find your way...

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  4. 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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  6. Never Give In

    Standing Strong In The Face Of Adversity

    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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    This is a nice poem! My friend has lost a lot, and I know this will make them feel better. 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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    I love your poem, Caitlyn! A while ago I was searching for lyrics or poems to use for my composition for my music GCSE, and I stumbled upon your poem and was instantly inspired by your words...

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  8. 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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    It's a really cool poem, kudos to you. Anytime, I think about composing one, I cry buckets instead. Being a teen is really difficult.

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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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  11. True Feelings

    Stop Hiding

    What do you do when your world falls apart,
    When your secrets rip and tear at your heart?
    What happens when the truth becomes a lie,
    When your own happiness you defy?

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  12. Rising From The Sink

    • By Beth Chorley
    • Published: February 2014
    Poem About Battle With Bulimia

    Crippling waves of anxiety smash against the sides of the boat.
    Broken pieces of the sailing structure fall away into the boundless space of the sea.
    The current is rough, and I realize I have chosen a destructive path.
    I look around at my deck. It is empty and I stand aboard unaided,

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  13. Be Yourself

    • By Baylee M. Davis
    • Published: May 2020

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

    People want me to be different,

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