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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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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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When I Would Wake
If it were up to me I would sleep till the time When the sky is done Rubbing away the sleepy shadows And blinks open its endless eyes At the beginning of true day Then I would dream again When it’s blank, emotionless afternoon When... (more »)
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Reflection on Cost
If the antidote for your suffering Is discovered to be a poison That runs you through with agony But cures what’s made you ill For weeks and months and years Are you truly whole at last Or do you trade one torture for another Is the... (more »)
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#5
.T.A.
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If I can go back to the day I first met you, I would do it all again. The countless hours on the phone and your laugh, I miss all of that. I miss you. I knew when I f---ed up you would have looked at me different. I still... (more »)
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Voices
By , Marion, OH
Voices murmer. They will not be quiet.   I hear the calls of everyone. All I want is peice for my broken heart.   Death seems to be shouting my name. As I grow more sadder with each day.   I should take my pills.  They... (more »)
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Puppet Master
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my heart burns a mighty passion of compassion of hard light in hopes of the haunting dreams to go away night terrors to stop making me feel scared i see the darkness devour me in my life it surrounded me laughs an smiled i didn't think it... (more »)
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#8
Night
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       I recently found myself closer to you, more than ever. I heard stories from others who say that you are frightening,mysterious... that you hide the unknown.        I recently found myself drawn to you because, the obscurity and... (more »)
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Magic
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Baby,  If you're the moon, I'm the sea Because every part of you Drives every part of me.   If you're the wood, I'm the fire Because every time you spark I get a little higher.    Baby,  We're static  Just hoping... (more »)
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Two Summers Ago
By , Marion, OH
Two Summers ago we played the lovers game. Testing the waters hoping to float but eventually drowning.   A misery of the heart A lesson learned too soon.   As everyone else slept we kissed all hours of the night.   As the... (more »)
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#11
Forever-Hopeless
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Someone please rescue me, For I am lost in this abyss of confusion; I have none other to blame Than my forever-hopeless desperation; I allowed myself to drown In my forever-hopeless delusion. (more »)
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#12
Again
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last night I felt something heavenly, like my heart were to break- out of my own chest from the rush of joy and anticipation, a burning sensation at every limb and for the first time the warmth and moisture from the palms of my hands sank to the... (more »)
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#13
So Pointless
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So pointless is the joy of life So blatant the pain of death The earth is full of misery Until we gasp our last breath We fall amoung the many And are remembered by the few So pointless is the joy of life Without my love, dear you... (more »)
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There's This Girl
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There's this girl I am willing to say I hate I dread her very presence As she isn't anything great   There's this girl Who I truly cannot stand She picks apart my every flaw And refuses to give me a helping hand   There's this... (more »)
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Ohio Fall and Romance
Rolling horizons of reds and greens Smear the clouds across the sky, Scratching tried of crystal white Into the blue. The wall is there to lean Because right now I cannot seem To foucs on what’s right in front of me. Right in front of... (more »)
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Scott's Poem
Sometimes the most romantic love Is that which cannot be. “It’s really hard not to want you.” … You really want me? I can see it in your eyes That you don’t wear a disguise When you tell me that I’m special. Well, I’m blind... (more »)
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