Magazine, website & books written by teens since 1989

Top Voted Free Verse Poems

Here are the top voted free verse poems:

voted
#1
I Am From This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Custom User Avatar
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 »)
293 comments
voted
#2
them.
Custom User Avatar
life is only fair, for a person who is already lucky, no one ever cares about the unlucky ones, they discriminate you, they ignore you, they only talk with their own species, hideous hideous people, they talk s*** about what they think... (more »)
voted
#3
Ethics
Custom User Avatar
Live this life, Be smart and naive, Be nice to all, Act humble to all. Look down on lies, Smile a little, Lend a shoulder to the one who cries, Be sweet to people. Stand up for your nation, Be an entity of peace, Be proud of who you... (more »)
voted
#4
If You Could See Me Now
Custom User Avatar
If you could see me now, What would you say I look like? Do I look like a lost soldier Or do I look like I have lost my life? If you could talk to me now, What would you say to me? Would you lie, ‘It’ll be okay’ Or would you say,... (more »)
voted
#5
The Most Real Thing
Custom User Avatar
Here is the deepest secret and the simplest truth that no one really knows: It is the wonder that keeps you hoping for the best and always expecting more. It is the most real thing in store. So can guess what it is? (more »)
2 comments
voted
#6
hidden deception
Custom User Avatar
I don’t tell anyone that I’m scared, nervous, annoyed. I don’t tell anyone that I’m confused, alone and going mad. I hide myself in the depths of my heart and let the waves wash over me until I’m gone.. That’s me. (more »)
voted
#7
A Mother's Wisdom
By , Salt Lake, UT
I’ve traveled all over the world, seen wonders and learned many things. I have studied with the greatest minds, conversed and debated with philosophers, read volumes from thinkers, and poets, and theologians. How strange then that the... (more »)
voted
#8
Simply
Custom User Avatar
The swirling thoughts a torrential flood, an overwhelming desire to free new blood. Those battered faces caked in mud, the grenades for hearts simply duds. Struggles for another day, down on their bruised knees as they pray to take all the... (more »)
voted
#9
All I see is Grey
Sometimes I feel you even when you aren’t really here. The way you feel the wind and know its presence though you can not see it. You know it’s there. You’re still there. I don’t know why you plague me the way you do, but still you... (more »)
voted
#10
SOLUTIONS TO LIFE
Custom User Avatar
life is masterpiece of art.. It all needs is a kind heart Life consists ups and downs.. sumtyms smiles sumtyms frown.. Avoid all rush.. Take a brush.. listen to hearts voice ... painting is ur choice.. Life may be smile or grief ..... (more »)
voted
#11
This is a Thoughtcrime
Custom User Avatar
Newspeak or oldspeak The telescreen is watching So just don't speak. The truth is not hidden but forbidden, No kidding like the junior spies, Cause everything that's true Is surely a lie. In the end the truth will never rise For... (more »)
voted
#12
The Soldier and the Girl
Custom User Avatar
The girl wonders pensively amid the spring rain and the cobblestone streets danger is foreign to her mind in the moment music touches her spirit with ease and sings comforting words that weaken her worry she is carefree despite the star... (more »)
voted
#13
Time.
Custom User Avatar
Dashing and splashing through the subtle ponds of red, the worn boots of the warrior clank, her sorrowful battle cry resounds melting the crystalline ice. Severing and slicing her katana gracefully butchers all challengers, it's cold... (more »)
voted
#14
I Carry My Own Heart (Like a Shield)
Custom User Avatar
I carry my own heart. I carry it like a shield in front of me so that nobody will know I’m missing a rib. If my grandchildren ask me, this is what I will tell them. When you’re being destructive and don’t want people to see, don’t... (more »)
voted
#15
///memories
Custom User Avatar
memories just like heaven and hell. they give us joy but at the same time they give us depression. especially at night. your heart don't let them in , but your mind can't. you feel tired , you feel really tired that you can't... (more »)
voted
#16
Calm Desert Tempest
Custom User Avatar
The sun rests in a cloudless sky Overlooking the mountain's shoulder. Lilac petals die of thirst. Marble is power, hard, unforgiving, But gradually, boulders tumble to their slippery end, Becoming sand. At night, the wind... (more »)
Site Feedback