Poetry club for teenagers called Girl’s Room ( for girls) & Voice Male ( for boys)
Do you want to be connected to some contemporary poems based on the teenage experience? I invite you to comment on a poem that I have written based on my time talking to students. There are issue poems on matters of the heart, as well as everyday school, family and friendship topics. From bad experiences to good experiences, poetry can help keep you together. It can provide an opportunity to express your fears, concerns and joys. I hope you find these poems meaningful as they help to make sense of the world around you. Perhaps you can identify with one.
Good luck! If poetry is not your thing, then try writing down a simple diary entry. It’s not that hard to turn it around and make it a poem, not always rhyming of course!
I’m tired, dead tiredWalking to classLeft my assignment at homeNearly missed the busOrders from teachersJoe and me talkHis fight’s at homeNo money to spendHis dad ranting and ravingMaths homework not finishedThe bell ringsHungryFinding my booksCan’t find my diaryCan’t find my
Here are a few exercises to help get that creative brain working in the right direction for creative writting. See how you go, there are no right or wrong answers here. I would love to see what you can come up with!
Have fun and see where it takes you!
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