Sam Norman's new book, A Teen's Guide to Modern Manners , is a witty, hilarious, and completely delightful collection of poems featuring cautionary tales about teenagers whose poor choices, from leaving clothes on the floor to making a catastrophically rude comment about a girlfriend's hair, lead to comic disaster. There's "Ben, whose penchant for computer games led to a sad existence," "James, whose flagrant disregard for personal hygiene changed his life for the worse," "Tim, who made sexist jokes and got exactly what he was asking for," and "Melissa, who lost both her legs because she wore skinny jeans the entire time. There are a few sly digs at adults as well, as with the tiger parents of "Chris, who took himself very seriously and underwent a strange reaction. How dare you rest? How dare you fail? You think that's how you'll get to Yale?
Teen Love poems
Teen Sex - Poem by Ramona Thompson
One of the best things about being a teenager is falling in love with someone. Poetry can help teens express the love that they are feeling. Love can be new, frightening, upsetting and happy all at once for a teenager. Teenage love poems can help teens better put their feelings into words or understand the sentiments being expressed in the words of others. Remember, poetry can be whatever you want it to be. When writing about teen love, don't worry about any rules, worry about your feelings and write what is in your heart. Thinking about writing a love poem but need some inspiration?
Teenage Love Poems
Life as a teenager is often very different than life as either a child or an adult. It is a turbulent time, with different obstacles to face, and often it seems as if there are many, many more of them. These poems are by teens, about teens, and about Life as they see it.
More often than not, teen parents face criticism from everyone around them. They are viewed with a jaundiced eye and considered too irresponsible and too young to raise a child. Teen moms, especially, have to go through an emotional struggle. What will their parents say?