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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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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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What Happens to the Broken Hearted?
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What happens to the broken hearted? When their dreams are crushed? Or their missions thwarted? What happens to that lonely sole? If not a demon nor an angel be? Is there a river of Asphodel? Or a purgatory? Or do they just shove the grays... (more »)
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New York City
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It makes me feel alive Non-stop movement Illegal art covers its skin Various countries all crammed into one city A new beginning Dollar signs encase it; anyone would kill to live here An interconnection of lives There's never any silence,... (more »)
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regret
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the panic set in deep deeper than the worms burrowing in the cold, hard Earth your passion spoke volumes and yet your last breath was stolen from me that windswept, sky blue day; I wish I could say that the tears don't caress my... (more »)
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Diary of a Survivor
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You've been my rock, my go to person for everything. I go to you when I'm feeling down, when I need comfort.   You tell me everything is okay. that you're here for me. You constantly watch over me. even though you might not know it.... (more »)
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What We'll Never Know
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  I have yet to be informed by a scientist why my tongue turns to copper in front of crowds, and also why i have never seen a shooting star Yes, it is true that in high school they teach you why the sky is blue, but what they... (more »)
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Thirteen
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13 You tell your friends you don’t want to smoke, because it’s toxic. But you don’t mind being                                    used When you’re cold, they spark you up. Allowing you to     ... (more »)
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#10
words of past
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Its hard to feel what to say with every knocking word comes and knocks down my door powerful yet rarely sounds dear I hate to let it pass my membrane but some people can get in the away with every passing day the truth is flying away my grips... (more »)
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knowing
By , harrisonburg, VA
  You may say knowing is life, knowing is pride, knowing is stride, knowing is logic, desperation, illumination, past, present, future you may say knowing it is when, what and how. But a smart person would ask what is knowing for... (more »)
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A View
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My hands rest on the cold countertop freckled by bits of colored stone. my sink is a crater of white. The faucet silver, smooth. on the little windowsill. To the far left is my little brown pot of lavender seedlings, green and growing.... (more »)
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Our Masterpiece By: Barbara Rivera
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When I kissed you Ink dripped from our linked tongues Into your hands That left word prints On my back        As you lift me I wrap my legs Around your waist Our bodies drawing Rapid waves Pinning ourselves Onto a bed Filled... (more »)
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Caffeine at 3 AM
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I used to have lipstick on all of my coffee mugs they would tell stories of pre date jitters and late night reminiscing   So many tales of love in just the color red staining the rims of ceramic cups   Now all that is left... (more »)
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Angels and Devils
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I live in a corrupt heaven, where devils lie their way inside and angels are victims of self abuse Impossible not to be weighed down by injustice their optimism is replaced by its nemesis Big dreams are replaced by realistic admissions that... (more »)
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Inside the “Me” Generation
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I live within a sea of self entitlement and selfishness, The truth of the “Me” Generation People strive to be different: oversized glasses and ugly sweaters, only to become exactly the same Where every move is calculated: the clothes we... (more »)
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