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Teen Poetry


Tonight Karen Hayes and I will be hosting our first co-taught poetry workshop. Since it’s for teens, I tried to compile some teen-specific references. If you’re interesting in helping a teen get interested in poetry, you can use this as your starter guide!

Refer them to check out this site:

And this one really seems to approach serious issues fearlessly and without judgement:
This is from July 2016 but definitely still relevant:
This one looks pretty decent:
HuffPo runs a Teen Poetry column sourced by Figment:
And to round it all out here’s a Goodreads list:
There will certainly be more to follow after we get a sense for the class tonight.
P.S. A terrific intro discussion of emotions here from Andrew J. Brown.


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