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Poetry

You say you don't like poetry? Ba-humbug, you say? Listen--there is so much poetry out there--so much variety--that you simply have to give poetry another try. Here's a handy list of poetry especially for you. Want more? Ask your friendly neighborhood librarian.

Poems From Homeroom : a writer's place to start

You Don't Even Know Me : stories and poems about boys

I Wouldn't Thank You For a Valentine : poems for young feminists

Blushing : expressions of love in poems and letters

Bum Rush the Page : a Def Poetry Jam

Dizzy in Your Eyes : poems about love

A Wreath for Emmett Till

A Maze Me : poems for girls

I Just Hope It's Lethal : poems of sadness, madness, and joy

Boris

Seeing the Blue Between : advice and inspiration for young poets

The World According to Dog : poems and teen voices

A Fire in My Hands : poems

Teen Angst : a celebration of really bad poetry

Paint Me Like I Am : teen poems