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. 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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    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. 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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  6. 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.

  7. 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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  8. 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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  10. 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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    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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  11. 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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    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 I cut...

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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. 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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    This poem touched me very deeply. I've been horrified by the way some people are unjustly treated. My heart goes out to them. I have had the chance to stand up for and help some individuals...

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