Poetry is a powerful tool for self-expression, and it plays a crucial role in the academic development of students. Eighth grade is a pivotal year for young minds, as they navigate the transition between childhood and adolescence. At this stage, exploring poetry can help deepen their understanding of emotions, relationships, and the world around them. In this article, we present a collection of unique and beautiful poems specifically curated for eighth-grade students.
Unique and Beautiful Poems for Eighth Grade
1. “The Journey” by Mary Oliver
“One day you finally knew
what you had to do, and began,
though the voices around you
their bad advice.”
2. “Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou