Love Poems by Teens

Love Poems by Teens

Poems about Teen Love

Of all the love poems written, love poems by teens are the most romantic, and passionate. Everything is more intense when you are tasting it for the first time, and that first taste of love is often enough to blow you away. During our teens is when we first encounter the heady feelings of love. The memories of our first kiss, our first date, our first "I love you" are remembered for the rest of our lives. However, for most teenagers, an intimate relationship with a boyfriend or girlfriend is one of the rites of passage. Unfortunately most teens do not yet have the skill and experience to make love last and much pain and heartache ensues. Even so, as they say, practice make perfect, and eventually most people build healthy and loving relationships.

146 Love and Relationship Poems for Teens on Falling in Love and More

  1. 1. I Want To Be...

    This poem is about wanting someone to be yours, to love and be loved.

    I want to be your favorite hello,
    And I want to be your hardest goodbye.
    I want to be the one who never makes you cry,
    The one who puts that sparkle in your eye.

    I want to be the one you trust,
    And I want to be the one you can tell all your secrets to.
    I want to be the one always by your side,
    The one you're stuck to like glue.

    I want to be the one who makes you happy,
    And I want to be the one who makes you smile.
    I want to be the one waiting for you as you're walking down the aisle,
    The one to whom you'd say, "For you, I'd walk a thousand miles."

    I want to be the one you truly love,
    And I want to be the one who fills your heart.
    I want to be the one who's always there to hold you in the dark,
    The one who loved you from the very start.

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  3. 2. True Love

    You can't know what falling in love feels like until you experience it yourself. "For it was not in my head but deep in my heart."

    You hear of true love
    In movies and books
    But not based on
    Popularity or looks.

    I've searched every corner
    Deep in my mind.
    But this one little thing
    I just could not find.

    For it was not in my head
    But deep in my heart.
    Looking for this
    Completely tore me apart.

    Then one day I found it,
    This thing we call love.
    It's something wonderful,
    Sent from above.

    We stared at each other
    As our faces turned red.
    Yet nothing was spoken,
    Nothing was said.

    No words were needed
    Because our hearts said it all.
    We'd be together forever,
    For in love we did fall.

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  5. 3. Promise

    • By Shayna
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems December 2011

    I still love this boy. And he acts like he loves me, so I always hope that one day I will be able to read him this poem and tell him that I wrote it for him.

    Will my love ever end?
    Will it ever fade?
    Will you finally realize,
    I am here to stay?

    I call you when I need you,
    Or when I wanna talk.
    I know you'll always be there,
    Just to take a walk.

    So don't you forget this,
    I love you so,
    but you need to promise,
    your love will always glow.

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  6. 4. I Swear, Baby, I Will Be There

    I'll be the one to call you baby at night
    I'll be the one to stand by your side and fight
    I'll be the one you will grow to love
    I will be the one you can't stop thinking of
    Just tell me when
    Just tell me where
    I swear, baby, I will be there

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  7. 5. In Love With You

    • By Danni
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems April 2009

    This is about my boyfriend. We've broken up now and it was hard; it really did tear me up, so I wanted to post this poem as sort of a memory of what we used to be. Enjoy...

    You're always in my thoughts.
    You're always in my dreams,
    And so a life without you would
    Just tear away at the seams.

    It's you who keeps me up all night,
    The one getting me through the day,
    And so it seems to me that there
    Is only one thing left to say.

    I don't know how to say it,
    To make it sound so true,
    So I'll say it how I feel it.
    I'm completely in love with you.

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  8. 6. Something About You

    • By Hillary Louise
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems April 2015

    Is it love? Or is it lust? All I know is if you feel strongly about a person, don't give up.

    There is somethin' 'bout those eyes
    When you look at me and grin
    It seems to me like life just stops
    I hope it's not a sin
    To think about you all day long
    And to see you in my dreams
    To feel your arms around me
    Protecting me, it seems
    When you reach out and grab my hand
    Or when your arm is around me
    There is nowhere I would rather be
    Than right here with you beside me
    I can hear you whisper in my ear
    I can feel your hand in mine
    There is something about the way you speak
    That makes me feel just fine
    When I think about you
    I wish you weren't so far away
    So maybe I could get the courage
    To look at you and say...
    Every time I hear that song
    Every time we speak
    I miss you like no other can
    When you kiss me on the cheek
    I feel like nothing can come and hurt me
    Like nothing can destroy
    This feeling deep inside me
    When I think about you, boy
    There is just somethin' 'bout the way you say
    Sweet dreams to me each night
    How you call me darling, toots, and dear
    It makes me feel just right
    I am always smiling all day long
    After I get to see your face
    I am always looking forward
    To the next time we'll embrace
    I love the way you laugh out loud
    The way you make me smile
    The way you're not afraid to hold my hand
    Even if only for a while
    I love the way you look at me
    And the way you always care
    The way you look me in the eyes
    And sometimes even stare
    I love the way you give me hugs
    That sometimes last forever
    I really hope this thing we have
    Will never grow to sever
    There is nowhere I would rather be
    Than right here with you beside me

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  9. 7. Love Is

    • By Jessica
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2015

    This is what I see as love in general.

    Love is a walk in the rain at night,
    Two hands holding onto each other tight;
    Love is honey on a pair of lips,
    Onto a tender heart it drips;
    Love is a soft and gentle touch;
    Your heart, a child's hand may clutch,
    Love is a song that stains the air,
    Dead or not, it's always there;
    Love is both the sun and moon,
    Across the sky, like stars, it's strewn;
    Love is a tree of abundant fruit,
    Giving and serving with every new shoot;
    Love is a document, faithful and strong,
    To one another, now do you belong;
    Love is a river that rages with passion,
    Finding ways to calm pools no matter the fashion.

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  10. 8. I Love You So....

    I wrote this poem thinking about my 9 month anniversary coming up with my boyfriend. He means the world to me, and I know no matter what happens, we'll always have each other. I hope others can relate to this.

    I think about you all the time.
    You're always in my head.
    I reread every text you send
    And remember what you said.

    I'm always here for you,
    Every hour of the day.
    I'll never let you down
    Or hurt you in any way.

    I love you more than anything.
    You're like the air I breathe,
    And when I look around,
    I know you're all I need.

    My sunshine on a cloudy day.
    That's one thing that you are,
    And even on the darkest nights,
    You are my brightest star.

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  11. 9. I Adore You

    • By Julia Aronov
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems January 2017

    I wrote this poem about a boy who saw me in the halls every day for three years. He didn't say a word to me, but one day he messaged me. I wasn't quite sure how to react to the situation, so I just went along with it. I had absolutely no idea that he would end up meaning so much to me. Little did I know, he felt the same way.

    I can't seem to get you out of my mind.
    The way you walk, the way you talk, the way your eyes shine.
    I can't seem to understand the way you bend your head to listen to every word I say
    And the way things between us are never dull or gray.

    I can't seem to get you out of my mind.
    The way you listen, the way you react, the way your smile never dies.
    I can't seem to explain the fullness that I feel.
    Sometimes looking at you, it all seems so surreal.

    I can't seem to get you out of my mind.
    The way my heart races when I see you, the way I don't want to say goodbye.
    I can't seem to fathom why you talk to me as much as you do,
    But I love it, and I can honestly say I adore you, too.

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  12. 10. Love's Never Forgotten

    Some people might say because I'm young I don't know about love, but I think that love's the strongest with teenagers. This poem describes a whole relationship I had and how the love will never be forgotten between us.

    The true meaning of love, do you truly know?
    The love in my eyes, does it still show?

    I saw you, then wanted and finally had you.
    All so fast, too good to be true.

    Every day is the day to God
    That I pray that love is never forgotten.

    I ask myself, then ask once more,
    Will it heal or forever be sore?

    You opened my eyes to a lot of new things.
    You took me high and gave me wings.

    Our love for each other never ends.
    Maybe not lovers, but always friends.

    We argue, we fight and disagree,
    But all it does is hurt you and me.

    No matter what you say or what you do,
    Forever and always I'll truly love you.

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  13. 11. I Love You

    • By Jessica
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems May 2012

    I wrote this poem when I had my first boyfriend, and this is how I felt.

    I melt when you
    smile.
    I can't breathe when you
    speak.
    Everything else fades away when you
    touch me.
    I think I might fly when you
    kiss me.
    All I know when you're around is
    I love you.

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  14. 12. I Hope You Know

    I just wrote this poem for my boyfriend as a reminder that I really do love him, no matter what.

    I hope you know
    I really do care.
    I might not show it often,
    Which makes me unfair.

    I think you're beautiful
    In every way.
    I love you a lot,
    And for you to stay, I always pray.

    I hope you know
    When we are mad
    I hope and pray
    We fix the bad.

    It hurts so much
    When we fight.
    We all have
    Our good and bad, all right.

    I hope you know
    I pray for us
    To stay together
    And not to fuss.

    You're my only,
    My first.
    I like that I can say
    My first was my only.

    I hope you know
    I've been through a lot.
    I know you have, too.
    I know that together we can get through.

    You make me smile
    When I have a bad day,
    And you don't have to do much
    But say, "Hey."

    I hope you know
    The reason for this poem
    Was to say I love you
    And I care in every way.

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  15. 13. Speechless

    • By Bernadette Molina
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2011

    I never worried about love until I met my boyfriend, 100 miles away. This is how love literally takes your breath away. Never give up on what can't be seen.

    If I'm anywhere around you, I can't believe
    I've got to push you away to think, to breathe
    I look at your face, I try to inhale,
    I try again and seem to fail.

    I can't even think of what I should do
    the fact that we're together seems untrue.
    You say, "I love you." I look into your eyes.
    I take a step back because my heart just flies.

    I feel excited as he takes me by the waist.
    I can still remember how my heart raced.
    I can't think of anything to way
    as his lips come my way.

    Can't do anything but stand still
    as my dreams are fulfilled.
    I feel nothing but bliss
    as we kiss.

    He continues to hold me tight.
    Now I can't let him out my sight.
    This ecstasy I can't control
    as emotions begin to unroll.

    I don't feel wrong, I feel completely right
    as I continue to see him throughout the night.
    It's like something that was meant to be,
    like a gift from the heavens, that was sent to me.

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  16. 14. Nothing Could Measure

    • By Whitney
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems May 2011

    I love to write poems. This one I wrote for my amazing boyfriend I have been dating for 4 months now.

    No ocean can fathom the depth of my feelings
    Nor can the sky above
    I love you more than you can imagine
    Nothing can measure our love

    No fire burns brighter than the light you emit
    I couldn't compare to lips so sweet
    Or the feel of your tongue on my neck
    Nothing can measure our heat

    No physical wound can closely relate
    I know this must sound sane
    That if you were to lie, cheat, or leave
    Nothing would measure the pain

    No ocean can fathom the depth of my feelings
    Nor can the sky above
    I love you more than you can imagine
    Nothing can measure our love

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  17. 15. I Want To Be The Girl

    • By Courtney Lynn
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems March 2011

    I wrote this for a special someone. He is the most special man in my life with the exception of my father and brother. We aren't dating, but I hope that one day we will.

    I wanna be the girl who...
      You call just to say goodnight
      When she's crying, you wrap her in your arms and hold her tight
      When she's scared or lonely you tell her "You'll be fine"
      When she loses sight of you, you gently whisper, "You'll always be mine."

    I wanna be the girl who...
      Tells you you're her hero every single day
      Never gives up, but says, "Baby, let come what may"
      Means the world to you too
      Proudly says "Yep! That's MY man, Mr. Faithful and True!"

    I wanna be the girl who...
      Is the only one allowed to kiss your lips.
      Listens to your advice and helpful little tips.
      Won't ever let anything cause her love for you to bend
      Stands by your side faithfully till the end.

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  18. 16. Love Since Kindergarten

    • By Amaya K.
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems February 2014

    This poem is about a guy. I stated dating him in 8th grade, but I have liked him since kindergarten. I hope we last a long time.

    It all began at a young age.
    You freed me from my tiny cage.
    I began to like you more and more.
    It was like I opened a whole new door.

    I think about you every day.
    In your arms I want to stay.
    I lose all thought when I'm with you.
    I hope our love decides to stay true.

    You're the reason I'm still here.
    I will always keep you dear.
    I hope you feel the same way.
    And I hope you plan to stay.

    I really love you, and I always will.
    I loved you then, and I love you still.
    I hope we stay together.
    I hope we stay now and forever.

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  19. 17. Saying I Love You

    • By Jasmine
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems January 2008

    I love how you always understand
    I love it when you hold my hand
    I love it when you make me smile
    And how you never make me cry.

    I love how we can talk for hours
    And how the smallest kiss has so much power.

    I love the silly things you say
    I love that you always brighten my day
    I love the random things you do.

    I guess what I'm trying to say is...
             I love you!

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  20. 18. My Fairy Tale

    My boyfriend basically means the world to me. We have been dating now for 3 years. (: I love you, baby.

    I followed my heart,
    And it led me to you.
    I knew from the start
    That this feeling was new.

    You make me smile,
    And you make my heart drop.
    Our love goes on for miles,
    and it will never stop.

    It was like a fairy tale kiss,
    When our lips touched.
    It'd be something to miss,
    Since it was worth so much.

    The day that you leave,
    I'll sit at home and cry.
    But it will also be
    The day that I die.

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  21. 19. Arms Fully Open

    • By Ian Mathew
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems September 2011

    It all started as a, "Hi, hello, nice to meet you." From that point on, all seemed perfect. We seemed perfect. I can say she completes me. The words, as I wrote in the poem, came to me one day. I was thinking about her and wrote as it all came to mind--my feelings into words, and I completed the poem.

    Clock's ticking slowly,
    With minutes floating away.
    Minutes to hours. Hours to days.
    Day after day,
    I hope and I pray,
    For this moment to stay.
    Stay now. Stay forever.
    Stay constant this way.

    A beautiful lady
    I have right beside me.
    Grasping hands so softly.
    Perfect life, living calmly.
    I step to the future.
    Her step comes to follow.
    The clock keeps on ticking-
    A better tomorrow.
    A sky comes to hover.
    She falls from above.
    With arms fully open,
    I catch my true love.

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  22. 20. I Need You

    • By Amber
    •  Published by Family Friend Poems August 2015

    I grew up in Glendale, Arizona. This poem I wrote was about a guy I loved so much. His name was AJ, and he was murdered right in front of me and my other friend, JD, on Thanksgiving in 2007.

    I need your arms around me
    I need to feel your touch
    I need your understanding
    I need your love so much
    To think I held you yesterday
    Your love is just a game
    I am a candlewick
    You've just blown out my flame

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