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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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Memories This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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And I remember she wouldn’t wake up. Her lips were mushed together in a Horrible shade of red They buried my mother in a white dress And red lips. And she couldn’t see. Where are your glasses, Mommy? And still at sixteen I bring them to... (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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Picture Street This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Time will reveal everything I want to know now. I wish time was just the name of a street. I’d drive a black car up and down time. I’d be happy. (more »)
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Another Metaphor of Life This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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bubbles. god’s just a little kid with a big bottle of Miracle Bubbles and a wand dipping, blowing these bubbles all doomed to pop at one point or another. they either drop too fast, before he can catch them, or the biggest ones... (more »)
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Child Soldiers This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Their eyes tell silent stories. Stories that would shock even the darkest of hearts. These eyes have seen worse than some could even dream of. They’ve seen killing and death, and pain and suffering to extents that can be hard to imagine.... (more »)
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#7
Abandoned
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The moon shines the light on the darkness covering the forgotten The light cast before them is the first light of certainty and remembrance that they have seen since floating into this abandoned place It is the place of doubt,... (more »)
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Im Not Supposed to Be Here Today But I Am
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My parents decided           to name me Ryan James            they decided on the 3 R’s Rick,Ricky, and then Ryan. I was an underweight... (more »)
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college
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write a paper. sip some coffee. rewrite the paper. 3 am. get into bed. 8 am. late to class. run, run, run. what's going on? take your seat, open your laptop. your stomach growls  from lack of food. your teacher assigns... (more »)
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#10
the me you don't see
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people round me stop and stare not because i’m beauty but because i’m weird for skipping and singing to things that i love for being happy showing what i’m made of spreading joy to those who accept it even if i’m giving a reason to... (more »)
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#11
Why, God?
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Why, God? Why do I smile at your words and not follow your actions? Why don’t I listen to Gospels, but sing to the song? Why do you stick to my hand, While I suddenly lose traction? Why do you stay so much, but I disappear so long?... (more »)
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#12
Silence of a Soldier
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I call your phone-no answer. I write you a letter-no reply. Sometimes I yell out your name, but other times I don’t find the will to try. The silence gets louder every day. It’s the absence of your warm smile and loving advice. I can... (more »)
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Prisoner to the Dark
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I thought it was gone... Every aspect. Every emotion. Forgotten. But now it's back. The cold familiar feeling embraces me. I feel myself being dragged down. I scream and claw at the air but there is nothing... Just darkness. I'm falling... (more »)
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mardi gras
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singing throughout the streets glittery beads around their feet dancing until they are beat oodles and oodles of fun purple costumes everywhere gold confetti sprinkled in the air everyone acts like it’s a fair oodles and oodles of fun... (more »)
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Dear Heart Breaker
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I hate remembering you, it hurts like hell. The way you smiled, the way you held me, the way you said "I love you", it all f***ing hurts and I thought if I ignored the feelings they would go away. But no matter how much I try it does not work.... (more »)
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Today
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Tomorrow You will still be here I will still be here You will be of a different meaning   Yesterday We had distance I would never had known You put me in a box without me knowing   Today I realized the difference between The... (more »)
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