I'm Nobody! Who are you? Are you – Nobody – too? Then there's a pair of us! Don't tell! they'd advertise – you know! How dreary – to be – Somebody! How public – like a Frog – To tell one's name – the livelong June – To an admiring Bog!
Browse below for poems appropriate for teenagers.
|1916||The Young Man's Song||W. B. Yeats|
|1951||I'm Nobody! Who are you? (260)||Emily Dickinson|
|1960||We Real Cool||Gwendolyn Brooks|
|1964||Ave Maria||Frank O'Hara|
|1980||Eating Poetry||Mark Strand|
|1983||homage to my hips||Lucille Clifton|
|1984||Howl, Parts I & II||Allen Ginsberg|
|1986||The Fist||Derek Walcott|
|1988||Thanks||W. S. Merwin|