If you’re a teen looking to learn more about the art of reading or writing poetry, we’ve gathered a selection of poems, essays, recommended reading lists, must-have anthologies, interviews, and advice just for you.

Breakups & Heartbreak: Poems for Teens

Breakups and Heartbreak: Poems for Teens

Browse poems about difficult love, heartache, and the end of relationships.

Family: Poems for Teens

Family: Poems for Teens

Browse poems exploring many different kinds of family relationships and addressing complicated,...

Gender and Sexuality: Poems for Teens

Gender and Sexuality: Poems for Teens

Browse poems navigating and celebrating the complexities of gender and sexuality.

Grief and Loss: Poems for Teens

Grief and Loss: Poems for Teens

Browse poems about different kinds of grief and mourning, including poems about the loss of...

Heritage and Identity: Poems for Teens

Heritage and Identity: Poems for Teens

Browse poems addressing different ways in which culture, family, history, and identity...

Love and Relationships: Poems for Teens

Love and Relationships: Poems for Teens

Browse poems exploring the joys, difficulties, and complexities of love and...

Mental Health: Poems for Teens

Mental Health: Poems for Teens

Browse poems about anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues, as well as poems about...

Politics and Social Justice: Poems for Teens

Politics and Social Justice: Poems for Teens

Browse poems about human rights, protest, social justice, and contemporary and historical...

Self: Poems for Teens

Self: Poems for Teens

Browse poems celebrating and exploring identity, individuality, and the self.