The adolescent years are turbulent and unsettled. Poems by teens can be so dark that it may be painful for others to read. Mood swings are common, relationships with parents, siblings and friends are full of ups and downs. One day they are your BFF and the next they've turned on you.
In brief: Middle and high school students are known to hate poetry. The clever English teacher therefore chooses poems to engage middle and high-school aged teenagers. Here are 20 poems that teens love. Poetry has a bad rap. I decided to teach to my audience.
The shorter the poem, the more difficult it is to write. Every word must be exactly what you intend to say. There is no time for long winded explanations.
Love is not always easy. Falling in love is easy, but keeping love alive calls for more effort. Love has its own special challenges that you might not know how to handle at first. For example, what should you do if you disagree with the person you love?