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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    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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  3. 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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  4. 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.

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  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. 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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  11. 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 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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  12. 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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  13. Time Will Pass

    • By Janelle
    • Published: March 2009
    Instructions For Life Poem

    Life is something you cannot fake.
    You live and learn from each mistake.
    Sunny days or cloudy skies,
    Happy greetings or sad goodbyes.

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    • Rating 4.30
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    I have a best friend, and her name is Lilley. When I met her, I found out that she also had a problem with cutting, like me. One day her boyfriend, Robert, wanted to talk to me. He asked why...

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