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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
Life At A Glance
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Hitting you with a gauntlet Throwing mud in your face Offering you no pleasures Not knowing what will come next Turning the corner and meeting someone new everyday Giving you taxes and bills to pay Finishing labs and essays Annoyed with... (more »)
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#8
Against all odds
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As I start climbing a mountain The odds turn against me The weather is hostile; it's icy cold Oxygen runs in short supply The terrain is rough And gravity pulls against me But my ambition is strong; dreams big Great is... (more »)
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You Left Me
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In the beginning we had the cute "I love you more" fights  But guess who won, me  Because while you stopped saying it to me,you started saying it to someone else Somone prettier, smarter, skinnier, someone more Someone better than I... (more »)
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#10
One Who,,,
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  One who shields me from the scorching beams of the sun One who defends me like a lioness defends her cub One who gives me sage advice whenever I need One who comforts me whenever I feel blue One who would stroke my back... (more »)
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#11
What Will I Become
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What will I become? I like to draw But I don't think I have the talent to be an artist I like to explain But I don't know if I could handle the stress of a teacher I like to make things But I don't have the... (more »)
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#12
What If !?
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I lay there thinking deeply These what ifs I hear repeatedly. What if this? What if that? That’s all I could hear That was the only thing Inside my ear. What if I fail a test? What if I lose? What if I get hit in my chest? What if I... (more »)
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You Left Me
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In the beginning we had the cute "I love you more" fights But guess who won, me Because while you stopped saying it to me, you started saying it to someone else Someone prettier, smarter, skinnier, someone more Someone better than I could... (more »)
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Tomorrow May Be
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Why is it that I can never come home? I'm always here working, or constantly on the phone. They never stop calling me. Can't they figure these things out on their own?   All I can think of are my plans for the day. I'm working... (more »)
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Integrity
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Integrity is rare Being rare is different Make a difference is good Goodness leads to rarity Rarity leads to integrity (more »)
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Searching
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I, am searching Searching for a calling, a career Searching for someone to love, someone to hold dear I search for things everyday I search for eye contact in crowded hallways I search for the right things to say I search for... (more »)
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