Inspirational Poems by Teens

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. 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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  3. 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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    • Votes 1255
    • Rating 4.65
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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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  4. Your Worth

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

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    • Rating 4.51
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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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  6. 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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    • Stories 6
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    • Favorited 78
    • Votes 895
    • Rating 4.59
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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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  7. 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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    • Votes 456
    • Rating 4.55
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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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  8. 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
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    • Votes 424
    • Rating 4.35
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    Beautiful Poem! I think this poem could be about someone homeless because the part where it said you pass her on the street. I love this, it is so amazing! Definitely the story of what teens...

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  10. 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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    • Stories 3
    • Shares 451
    • Favorited 11
    • Votes 67
    • Rating 4.16
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    Erica, I love how you write your beautiful poems. That really makes me feel so wonderful that I can't even express, but I'm feeling pretty sad that you haven't share more poems within the...

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  11. Stay Strong

    • By Stephanie G.
    • Published: August 2012
    Getting Help

    You might not understand it, you might just ask why
    That all I want to do is just lay down and die.

    I tried to get help; I tried to see the light,

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    • Rating 4.42
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    Hey I had Depression and I looked to God and he delivered me and saved me, because through him anything is possible!

  12. 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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    • Stories 2
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    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 83
    • Rating 4.40
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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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  13. Believe, Don't Give Up

    • By Katie
    • Published: January 2009

    There is a boy who lives on the streets,
    always alone and never enough to eat.
    When he walks down the road,
    he makes sure his confidence shows.

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    • Stories 2
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    • Favorited 11
    • Votes 202
    • Rating 4.37
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    I love this poem because it really describes how I feel.... I always try to make sure to please everyone else and never show people how I really feel.. I write poetry and I hope you continue...

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