Poems about Teens

A plethora of changes and the need to make many life-altering choices can make your teen years tough to get through. During your teen years, you will begin to find out who you and how you fit into the world around you. It is a time marked by emotional ups and downs, first loves, broken hearts, high school, homework, and a new found sense of freedom and independence. For some, teen life is the most difficult and sometimes darkest time of their life. For others, it is the highlight of their entire life.


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  1. Summertime

    • By Raheim Robinson
    • Published: May 2015
    The Excitement Of Summer

    Longer days and shorter nights,
    Darker shades and brighter lights.
    Louder music and wilder friends,
    No need for pencils, no need for pens!

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  3. I'm No Different From You

    • By Geneve
    • Published: April 2009
    Poem About Being Yourself

    People just look at me,
    Look enough to stare,
    Not noticing the inside of me.
    They just look at the clothes I wear.

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    Thank you for this very inspiring poem you wrote. I feel the same way too, and sometimes I feel like I don't deserve to be somebody but trash. I look down at myself every day. But reading...

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  4. Perfection

    • By Michelle R. Kidd
    • Published: August 2016
    A Poem About Acceptance

    I watch as she falls again under the burden
    They placed on her.
    I watch as she fights, as she fails,
    As she begins to lose herself.

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  6. Baby Girl

    • By Rebecca
    • Published: June 2012
    Poem To Her Baby From Teen Mom

    Big blue eyes and a beautiful smile
    all the qualities to last the longest while
    comforting laugh and a warm heart
    so many blessings I don't know where to start....

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    This poem was really touching. I love my dad, he is my hero and my role model. I would like to share the love between me and my father. Every daughter is special and every dad is precious...

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  7. I'm Gay

    • By Cj Curtis
    • Published: January 2009
    Poem About Being Proud To Be Gay

    I once loved one man, he took my only heart
    and right there in front of me, he ripped it apart
    I know he didn't mean to, and the fault is mine to blame
    but the guilt and pain remains all the same...

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    I am 43 years old now. When I first realized I was gay, I was around 16. Looking at all the boys in the locker room and how they sized each other, I realized that I was falling in love. Now...

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  8. Teen Life

    • By Nessie
    • Published: January 2016
    Poem About The Struggles Of Teen Life

    When you are a teen, life is so sad.
    When you are a teen, you think of the life you had.
    When you are a teen, you stop believing in fairy tales
    And just start going after all the males.

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  10. Me Is Who I Want To Be!

    • By Cassy Yeaney
    • Published: May 2012

    School is meant to be sociable
    Home is meant to be unnoticeable

    School is a place to roam...

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  11. Just To Feel

    I tear apart often just to feel;
    to feel the pain that should be real.
    When deep in the darkness my heart still sees;
    all the things I will never be....

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  12. She's Gone

    • By Sam
    • Published: February 2013

    The girl who always smiled frowned
    The girl who always laughed cried
    The girl who was determined
    Finally gave up and died...

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    I know a girl like this. Everybody thought she would always stay and then one day she left. I tried to help her, but she pushed me away and left, so this poem touched me.

  13. Time Is Ticking

    Teen To Family Stop Ignoring Me!

    In a house
    Full of lies
    Hurtful words
    And lonely cries...

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    I am 13 years old I live with my mum but not my dad

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