Teen Life Lesson Poems

Poems about Lessons Learned from Life Experiences

There are many kinds of lessons that one person can share with another. Chances are you have friends with all kinds of wisdom. There is the friend that you call for technical skills, another for help in the kitchen, another for life advice, and another who knows how to listen. All of these skills are kinds of wisdom. Each of these friends might be helpless to help you in a matter which is not his area of expertise. It is good to look at the people around us and notice their unique abilities.

Poems about Life Struggles and Finding Success

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  1. Sea Of Fakes

    • By Candice
    • Published: October 2008

    The Sea of Fakes
    Just sitting in Mrs. Greer's room bored with life now-a-days
    It seems like I'm just stumbling through life in a dark- clouded haze
    As I look around the crush of my peers I begin to see

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  3. Clear Vision

    • By Anne M. Snell
    • Published: March 1, 2018
    Poem About How To Love Yourself

    She longs to be pretty,
    Because all she sees are her flaws.
    She doesn't see that those "flaws"
    Are really her perfection.

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  4. Lost In The Mist

    • By Destiny.R
    • Published: June 2014
    Love Helping With Depression

    As the doors lock closed,
    with a juddering "click,"
    my tears come rushing down
    in a waterfall of sick.

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  6. Story Of Her Wrists

    • By L. Ferguson
    • Published: June 2013
    Poem About When A Friend Opens Up

    She smiled a pretty smile
    But it started to twist
    You see her smile told a story
    And so did her wrists

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  7. A Girl's View

    • By Cassie
    • Published: July 2012

    Everyone tells me I'm gorgeous
    That I have stunning features to die for,
    But I must have gone blind,
    Because I can't see them anymore.

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    I feel this so many times. People tell me I'm pretty but I don't believe them. I truly feel like the ugliest girl in my grade. Everyone else is so beautiful and I know that they don't feel...

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  8. The 6th Sense

    • By Dominique Belanger
    • Published: September 2011

    My hands grow numb, they cannot feel.
    My eyes grow dim, can't tell what's real.
    My senses die, now what's the deal.
    All I can smell is hate and fear.

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  10. Next Time

    • By Sarah Cardo
    • Published: March 2011
    How I Lost My Virginity Poem

    Next time I won't let you give me that drink
    And I won't drink it
    Next time I won't let you lead me into a secluded corner
    And I won't drink more...

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    This happened to me. He broke my heart and left me as soon as we were done. He ruined my life and I don't know what to do, but it gets better. He told everyone.

  11. Ask Yourself

    • By Rhiannon Alexander-Sampson
    • Published: March 2014

    Is the blast of a gun or the blood of the dove, the problem?
    Why is it that the sea tastes like tears?
    Do the rivers carry the sorrows of Earth to its heart?
    ...

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  12. The Past

    • By Tracy
    • Published: May 2008
    Poem About Letting Go Of The Past

    You can't hold onto the past forever
    But the past can hold onto you as long
    As it wants to.

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  13. Life Goes On

    • By Joseph
    • Published: March 2011

    growing up is tough
    it can drive you insane
    you look for answers but you're hit by the pain
    they say you have nothing to loose and the world to gain...

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