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Top Voted Free Verse Poems

Here are the top voted free verse poems:

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#1
I Am From This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I am from My green blankey and Climbing out of my crib From playing mermaid in the bathtub. I am from walking my dog, And the noise he made when I step on his tail. I am from my sheep nightlight And Blue’s Clues and the Berenstain... (more »)
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desire
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There is beauty in the craziness tangled desire. There is beauty in the sounds of alarms. In the sound of the prescription bottle twisting open four times a day. In the sound of the swallow. In the sound of neon lights flickering some... (more »)
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Drowning
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Drowning. No matter where I am, No matter if I know it, I'm drowning. I drown in; Sorrow Fear Love Longing Happiness Giggles Tears Stress You Pressure Smiles Hugs Depression Kisses. Someday I know... (more »)
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The Moments With You
The years with you will be the best of all My love is like a dew after a late night rain fall. You give me so much energy like a strong candy bar I'm becoming who I want to be thanks to you, I've come so far. Knowing you're... (more »)
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"Restless Soul"
By , Valporaiso, IN
Confined behind these opened windows, locked behind these unlocked doors. Mind trapped with an open mouth, body trapped with an open field. Soul sealed inside a vessel, thoughts sealed inside a pencil. You are only trapped as much as you... (more »)
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Brother Below
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My older brother lives just below me our rooms are parallels Our beds almost in the same position our dressers would touch if there wasn’t several inches of drywall I hear his nocturnal noises his closet doors his TV his music loud,... (more »)
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Carcinogen
By , Alta Loma, CA
The taste of smoke on my tongue, bitter and ashy as we separate. Your eyes are clouded from the reality you don’t want to face. Bury your sorrows in me. You are my nicotine. You are my pollutant. But still here I am. Willingly breathing in... (more »)
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underneath the smile
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there it is the straw that theoretically broke the camels back. the saying that there may be pain in the night but joy comes in the morning gives me no comfort but reassurance i have yet to waken. So here i am the pills are are the only thing... (more »)
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Nothing to See Here
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they pass by us in small doses: “nothing to see here, nothing to see here” so we pack our bags, and move our feet like boats across water, until we hit solid land and fall upon the sand… pour the tears we held back upon its hot,... (more »)
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#10
The Neighbors
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No one knew anything about this mystery? Who? When? Why? Nothing. But no one dared to uncover the answers for the enigma that were the neighbors . In the old wooden mansion is where they lived, rather where they chose to hibernate. The... (more »)
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#11
From Being Whole To In Pieces
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She’s elated, in a total state of bliss. Invincible, she stands on top of the world. Nothing can hurt her because she has him. “He’s perfect,” she says, an ecstasy of love. She’s enchanted, mesmerized by his kiss.... (more »)
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#12
Heart Beat
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Hear my heart Beating, Pumping, Longing for someone Someone to fix The crack inside To put it back together And make it whole To turn back time And fix the damage (more »)
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#13
So Let Me Go Already
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I'm at conflict with myself. I grew up knowing what I want, and what others expect of me, but sometimes I'm not sure that if what I want to be is what I should be. How can you expect me to get straight A's when every time I... (more »)
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#14
Heal the Land
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Everyday I have been a witness to a world that spins incoherently, without reason or purpose. A world that spins because it is drunk with pain. I sit back and watch, and I wonder how? How can I make healing, rather than so much sickness,... (more »)
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summer is way better than winter
The cold dark winter sucks Everything is always dying The trees cry out in agony Summer is awesome Stay up past midnight Every night The stars are so beautiful I sleep away the mornings Wake up in the afternoon The sun is never tamed... (more »)
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A White Girl's Guide to Color
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Growing up my textbook said everyone is created equal, but life taught me otherwise in the sequel written in the voices of people around me. They told me the rules that I'm supposed to follow, the truths that I'm supposed to... (more »)
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