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Top Voted Free Verse Poems

Here are the top voted free verse poems:

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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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All I Need Is a Friend This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
Books fill up my room. Not baseball cards, or pictures of girls, or basketballs. Maybe a blown up picture of … … Pam Anderson might help. Black-framed glasses and a white, pale, lanky body. I should start working out. At least... (more »)
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Just Like You This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Feet dangle inches above Tantalizingly taunting … They strive to graze the bicycle’s pedals, Just as my hands strive to emerge From the lemon yellow dress You handed down to me. My slow growth is too far behind Your quick judgment,... (more »)
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Stereotypes
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Stereotypes Everyone belongs in a category Little groups created by society that act as a dividers Cookie cutter groups that tell you who you can and cannot be Telling you how you will look and what you will become And everyone falls... (more »)
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Thank God
Thank God...there were five armed policemen to take down           one defenseless father of six. Thank God...they handcuffed           an... (more »)
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My Eyes; like...
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My eyes like sharks   Shifty and glistening in the Dark   My eyes of grey and black and white Seeing searching lurching in the Night My eyes; like…   (more »)
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Is it death or Escape
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I know my world is not real I know this because:   One day I found a ladder standing Straight up Unsupported   I climbed it And tapped on the sky Sitting on a cloud with my feet on The top step of the ladder   I tap  ... (more »)
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#8
Alone
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He came in wanting need Afraid to confront The solidarity Of himself alone (more »)
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Mysterious Universes
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Dreams are like puzzles and mazes Sometimes as indecipherable as love, Yet sometimes with clear phrases What is it about dreams, That makes them so confusing? Have you ever wondered If all those unique universes Of random things, that we... (more »)
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Unstoppable
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I never meant it More Than I do now My heart Skipped a beat Fluttered In my chest I smiled Like never before Happiness Like never experienced Love Like never knew Those three words Went through my head And my heart... (more »)
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One Moment on Tybee This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
The boardwalk allows me to see past the crowds At the edge lies mysterious waters Sand dunes of varying heights only add to the never ending view A steep flight of stairs entice me as I step onto the sinking cold sand. I walk across the... (more »)
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purple
blue as the ocean and red as the sun separate apart but together as one. red is the dawn and blue is the moon nothing in common, red with blue if one were to think that, it would not be true red is an emotion blue is an emotion black... (more »)
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My Arch-Nemesis
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My arch-nemesis Is cruel, cold, and heartless. She waits in the dark For any sign of vulnerability And then strikes! Like a relentless cobra-pitbull Latching on and never quitting, even as I reach My lowest. “Stop!” I beg her.... (more »)
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Frozen Sun and Melted Moon
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In the darkness of night there was those sudden silken steps like going up a stairs backwards In the dark, paraded by pooled squadrons of moonlight There’s that feel of a record Playing underwater, sucked back and forth By some natural... (more »)
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Fire y Hielo
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Tú tienes un danza de la lluvia en tu alma The vivacity of your life, so consumable Pero el océano vive en mi fuego While you dance, my heart is a contradiction. Fui un tempestad, fuiste un árbol de hielo At times, I could become a... (more »)
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Ribbons from the Mouth
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I live in a recollection, poorly told by a drunken man full of regret and execration for the dense walls of the long, long corridor we march; these thick sentiments veer on poorly balanced instruments they vibrate with implacable sounds from... (more »)
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